5th June is World Environment Day. A day on which the United Nations reminds us of the need to protect the environment. This year the slogan is “Beat plastic pollution” along with “Remember, if you can’t reuse it, refuse it”. At BBVA Switzerland, we have put this slogan into practice and introduced new office habits.
Health care has to be throughout life, but your 50s are a defining period. Becoming aware of your body and the changes it experiences will help you take better care of yourself and better manage your health to enter the new stages with good quality of life.
Although keeping to a healthy diet will not prevent you from being infected by a virus like Covid-19, it will help you maintain a good general state of health. With a healthy diet, we have a strong immune system, so your defenses can respond to attacks as effectively as possible. That is why here you can find 8 tips for healthy eating.
Creating healthy habits is always a challenge under normal circumstances; in this exceptional situation, after Covid-19, we must make an extra effort to improve our nutrition, take care of our mood, and channel our fears. That is why we have listed 6 habits for a healthy life after Covid-19.
The world population is gradually ageing. This has created an important health challenge for everyone. Efforts must be made to ensure that all the years of life that have been achieved through healthcare advances are lived satisfactorily with quality of life at a physical, mental and emotional level.
Preventive actions are proving to be key in stopping the spread of Covid-19.
In recent years, robotics applied to medicine has made great progress. There are several medical specialities, especially surgical ones, which have benefited from the use of increasingly precise robots with greater possibilities for diagnosis and treatment of several diseases.
We all need to switch off at times, but it seems that the digital society does not want to allow us to do so. What are the possible results of not switching off from work?
We have decided to use the term "cyberpathogenesis" to describe the origins of pathologies resulting from excessive and/or prolonged exposure to cybernetics and, in general, to new technologies.
If we want to lose weight we have to realise that we need to change our eating habits and we often do not manage to do this, because we see weight loss as a temporary, demanding and sacrificial process.
The immune system is on charge of the protection of our body against the various agents it identifies as possible aggressors; whether they are viruses, bacteria, allergens, toxins, malignant cells, etc. Nutrition, as we will see, plays a very important role in this, and for that reason the term immunonutrition has been coined to refer to the science involved in studying the relationship between nutrition and immunity.
We have become accustomed to hearing that the factors that harm a healthy heart are those of Western societies; however, if we eliminate risk behaviours, we would avoid 80% of cardiovascular diseases.
Think about what the world looked like when you looked at it with the eyes of a child or as a teenager. Do you see any change from that time compared to the present? Inevitably the change and transformation of the world and society have been immense. The new book published by BBVA OpenMind, The Age of Perplexity. Rethinking the world we knew allows us to digress to rethink all the events and changes undergone in recent decades and focus on the future. You can download the book here.
What do The Garden of Earthly Delights and the first football world cup held in 1930 in Uruguay have in common? And what is the relationship between The Young Ladies of Avignon and the Parthenon marbles that stand in the British Museum in London? Now with our 'Unique Experiences' you can visit the museums housing these gems accompanied by BBVA in Switzerland.
Breakfast is usually the meal that we pay the least attention to, even though it may be the most important one. Smoothies can be a great option for those who don't have much time in the morning, as they assure us a healthy, quick and easy breakfast.