This year, fear travels in Asia. There is growing concern in the country about further spreading of the new Corona Virus. According to the authorities, more than 4000 people have been infected and 106 people have died. Sick people have also been reported in several other countries, such as the United States. The World Health Organization has convened a crisis meeting to discuss how to proceed. But what does a virus in Asia have to do with washing your hands? Continue reading →
The new year has just started and the first ailments have already begun. In addition, all your good intentions do not seem to end up in a productive way. In short: Blue Monday. Of course you can not influence all factors of life, but you can choose consciously for good supplementation. Probably it eases 'the pain' a bit. We lend you a hand! Continue reading →
Herbs and oil extracts, such as aloe vera, turmeric (curcuma Longa) or apple cider vinegar, have been used for many centuries, sometimes millennia, as alternative treatments. Although some are forgotten, their fascinating health properties have not been altered. One of these natural remedies is black seed oil. Continue reading →
The short answer: yes, it can.
Our body is made up of fluids and gases. As the pressure in the atmosphere rises and falls, the pressure exerted against your body does as well. Low atmospheric pressure causes a pressure difference between the atmosphere around us and the air within our body. This can lead to headaches, joint pains, sleep disturbance, and other biochemical changes. Atmospheric pressure can indeed affect your health, physiology and behaviour. Continue reading →
International Men’s Day is celebrated annually on 19 November. The date is the birthday of the father of Dr Jerome Teelucksingh, a Trinidad and Tobago doctor who relaunched International Men’s Day in 1999. The aim of International Men’s Day is to celebrate positive male role models and to raise awareness of men’s issues ranging widely from health and mental health to gender-specific challenges related to (grand)fathering, cultural masculinity codes, and healthy aging. This year’s inclusive theme is: "Making a Difference for Men and Boys". Continue reading →
Chronic pain is a major source of human suffering. But what is pain and how do you experience it? Researchers, philosophers, psychologists and doctors have wrapped their minds around pain over the centuries. Is it a passion, an emotional state or a disease? The attempt to understand pain and find an appropriate response to it is one of the oldest challenges in the history of medicine. Continue reading →
In the last few weeks there has been a lot of excitement around nitrogen. The protests of farmers and builders have once again brought this topic into the public eye. However, nitrogen has two faces! It is more than just an environmental and health problem. It is an indispensable nutrient for all living things, found in air, water, soil, plants and animals. Nitrogen is thus a basic building block of nature. A human being weighing 70 kg has 2 kg of nitrogen in his body. Continue reading →
All Hallows Eve: Halloween. In modern, consumer culture, it is often portrayed as a horror party with an abundance of food and sweets: "Trick or treat." It is actually an old Celtic celebration from the time when people were self-sufficient, thanking their ancestors and the earth for the past year. And in the meantime?… .. Wicked spirits were deceived and kept at bay! Continue reading →
Autumn has now begun. It is actually the only one of the four seasons that polarizes. Many people enjoy autumn while collecting chestnuts, drying leaves and long walks through the rustling leaves. However, there are also people who do not like the transition to winter at all. They feel the nasty, cold, damp darkness practically in every cell. Many people experience the so-called autumn blues. Sunlight, or rather the shortage of it forms the basis of this malaise. Continue reading →
Do you know quinces? No? It's time to change that! The yellow fruits are both culinary and healthy.
Quinces have been forgotten for years. Our great-grandmothers still regularly made quince jam, and appreciated the special fruit. Today, the quince is rather unknown. But now slowly comes back in everyone's mouth. Even in ancient times, quince were known for their health effects and were used as a remedy for indigestion, colds and dermatitis. We will show you what's in the quince and why you should pay more attention to it. Continue reading →