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Take a deep dive into the world of health and wellbeing.

Browse through our blog posts to get our take on anything from lifestyle and culture, nutrition and fitness, to mainstream or alternative treatments and health tourism destinations.

summer 2020


The summer 2020 map The summer 2020 has found us in a not very happy state. Croatia has been doing well regarding the corona virus. Nevertheless, the world stopped and we all found ourselves in the unknown land. Our business, along with many others connected with travel, was on hold.

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We would like to tell you our story from the point of view of one of the partners. The beginning of the year 2020 looked promising. However we have to admit 2020 was full of challenges. We undertook significant activities in order to spread good news, the options and opportunities about healthcare in Croatia.

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During summer months, when heat and sunny days prevail, we think of water and how much we need to drink it in order to refresh and cool our body with this precious liquid.

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You have probably heard about the initiative „Exercise is medicine“? The critical mass of information has pushed this statement into the spotlight.

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Poor nutrition is a key driver and risk factor for disease. However, there has been a global failure to address this. It is everyone’s and no-one’s problem.

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Life Style Medicine is a branch of medicine dealing with research, prevention and treatment of disorders caused by lifestyle factors such as nutrition, physical inactivity, and chronic stress.

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The brain acts like the central computer of the human body but we cannot take a literal comparison of the two systems.

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It has been amazing how one more time, football – „the most important unimportant thing in the world“, brought change and inspiration! Not just to Croatia but worldwide. We in Croatia have been witnessing visual, written and verbal messages that many of us received during the last few weeks of

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One of the purposes of our work is to offer help for international travellers of any kind when they are in Croatia and when a need arises. We can certainly tick on that one with good feeling and confidence in our doctors – partners and in ourselves as swift facilitators.

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With these nice thoughts about music in our lives, we wish you great year. Music is of central importance to most of us, but we’re extremely picky not just about what music we listen to, but also about when we do so.

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Grandparents and grandchildren

Being a grandmother myself now, I have noticed that articles or discussions regading the relationship between grandparents and grandchildren attract my attention more.

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By taking actions and getting involved in the Movember movement many people, men and women, have become committed and contributing to men living happier, healthier, longer lives.

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Just to remind you, 16th October has been celebrated as World Food Day since its establishment in 1979 year, and this year has been challenging in relation to the food issue.

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The „multi-tasking“ topic has been attracting my attention for some time. I believe the reason for this is more stress level as I continue to multi-task without paying enough attention to the brain that tries to cope with it.

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Life Expectancy

Life Expectancy and Its Chalenges

Life expectancy is a statistical measure of the average time an organism is expected to live, based on the year of its birth, its current age and other demographic factors including sex.

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Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes

Despite increasing knowledge regarding risk factors for type 2 diabetes and evidence for successful prevention programmes, the incidence and prevalence of the disease continues to rise globally.

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Thank you for not smoking

Thank You for Not Smoking

If you are still a smoker, please, consider replacing this habit with some less harmful ritual as soon as possible. Your body, mind and people around you will be grateful. Thank you for not smoking!

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New Year Detox and issues around it

New Year Detox

The idea of detoxing of human body and mind or spirit isn’t new. For thousands of years, human beings have been trying to rid their bodies of perceived toxins.

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Carefull whit your diet

Careful With What You Eat!

Autumn seems to be a period of reflection and turning towards ways to improve one’s general state and wellbeing. This is the part of the year when we think about our habits that relate to diet, too.

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World Tourism Day 2016

World Tourism Day

The 27th of September has been celebrated for 46 years now as the World Tourism Day. The initiative and support was given by the United Nations and it continues to act as one of their agencies.

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Improve your sleep quality

Improve Your Sleep Quality

Sleeping well is most likely a sign of good health and peaceful mind. We do not notice this precious habit and routine as long as we don’t notice its disturbance.

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Why do we like sport and the olympics?

Why Do We Like the Olympics?

I believe you are following at least some of the ongoing (and almost coming to the closing) Olympic Games in Rio. Your attention is most likely directed towards your national athletes and teams or, equally, towards the sports you are personally interested in.

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Jure Grando, legend of the istrian vampire

Jure Grando – The Istrian Vampire

When you live in a small community, such as this pretty Istrian peninsula or maybe your own home town, you try to be active, „out and about“, participating in as many events and happenings as possible.

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Vitamin D and some new health-related discoveries

Vitamin D

With respect to the warning about long exposure to sunlight, there are many arguments that justify the need for more sun as we grow older.

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Sugary drinks taxation

Soft Drinks Taxation

I am sure that everybody aware of the importance of healthy diet would look positively on the news that are coming this week from the UK.

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Women's health

Women’s Health

Today, as well as on many other days, I think about the special role women have in the world and connected with this, how they cope with health issues that are specific for us, tender but strong types, when needed.

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Nature and well-being

Nature and Well-being

Woods, mountains, natural beauties – all these are important for our well-being and make us long for having more of them more often in our ordinary routine.

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Quotes about healthcare

Healthcare Quotes

With the Christmas approaching, our minds are slowly setting to the days dedicated to warm and relaxed time at home.

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Obesity and life quality

Obesity and Quality of Life

The European health associations will soon published the results of the 3 years (2013-2015) survey connected with overweight and obesity within the 28 EU member states.

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The Rest Test

The Rest Test

The rest test is part of a wider collaboration between BBC Radio 4 and Wellcome Collection’s researchers in residence, Hubbub.

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The workout and wellbeing

Workout and Wellbeing

With ageing, workout becomes even more challenging and I would say that speaking to a professional therapist is recommended as well as doing your check up before and occasionally during the training.

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The legend in the Harry Morgan story

The Harry Morgan Story

I am constantly reminded of the wealth of unusual or widely unknown but, yet, very interesting archaeological and historical heritage that occurs here in Istria.

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Wellbe enters Swedish market via wellbeskandi.se

Wellbe Enters Swedish Market

Our website wellbeskandi.se has even been published by the Croatian Tourst Board – representative office for Sweden and Nordic countries on their website. Have a look at the links below.

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Midsummer is celebrated strongly and full heartedly


On this special weekend dedicated to the Midsummer celebration there is no place for serious thoughts about the health and medical topics.

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Heart, the center of joy

Heart – the Center of Joy

When your heart beats calmly and in its pace, then you probably feel happy and joy flows inside your veins. Simple, but we often miss these blissful moments and let hurry, concerns and outside forces drive most of our times.

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Personalized healthcare for all

Personalized Healthcare for All

In today’s changing world where the existing standards, institutions and values are questioned constantly, the topics such as health and care surface as an important life issues for us all.

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Seem that everyone is buzzing about health tourism today

Buzzing about Health Tourism

Along with the more intense promotional activities from the part of tour operators, agencies and promoters, this specific branch of tourism has been mentioned in many media, opening questions what it is really all about.

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