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  1. Gastric acid. Can you stomach it?

    Gastric acid. Can you stomach it?
    Gastric acid. It is indispensable for the digestion of our food, absorption of nutrients and the destruction of unwanted pathogens. But no matter how badly we need it, our stomach juices can also play tricks on us: from infants to the elderly, and everybody in between. How important exactly is the role of stomach acid in the digestive process? Continue reading →
  2. Rest, Hygiene and Keto: A triptych for the good life - PART 2

    Balanced nutrition, rest and exercise: it sounds so simple. At the same time it requires a way of life that is very difficult to consistently achieve and maintain in our hectic society. Keeping these factors in check is extremely valuable to stay as healthy as possible the natural way. In which forms of therapy does this advice form the basis? What are simple tips to get as close as possible to the ideal routine? Continue reading →
  3. Rest, Hygiene and Keto: A triptych for the good life - PART 1

    Rest, Hygiene and Keto: A triptych for the good life - PART 1
    Balanced nutrition, rest and exercise: it sounds so simple. At the same time it requires a way of life that is very difficult to consistently achieve and maintain in our hectic society. Keeping these factors in check is extremely valuable to stay as healthy as possible the natural way. In which forms of therapy does this advice form the basis? What are simple tips to get as close as possible to the ideal routine? Continue reading →
  4. Vitamin D: Emergent insights

    Vitamin D: Emergent insights
    Vitamin D: it is one of the most supplemented vitamins. A great deal has already been written and researched about the effect of different dosages and the importance of the different forms of vitamin D. Many research areas are still open-ended, resulting in new knowledge and applications. Continue reading →
  5. Vitamin C: A tale of scientific perseverance

    Vitamin C: A tale of scientific perseverance
    Today, our nutritional need for vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is well known and understood by almost everyone. In turbulent times as we experience at the moment a new appreciation for and reliance on this vitamin is seen worldwide. As a dietary supplement vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is probably the vitamin with the largest commercial production volumes worldwide. It can be found as an additive in many products and it even has an E-number: E300. It is also well known that Professor Albert Szent-Györgyi received the Nobel Price for the discovery of vitamin C in 1937. The isolation and identification of ascorbic acid as vitamin C was one of the most important advances in the twentieth century to improve human nutrition. Continue reading →
  6. Halloween: Horror in your DNA

    Halloween: Horror in your DNA
    This weekend makes for an extra special Halloween: October 31 falls under a blue moon. Not a blue-colored moon like a blood moon is red, but the second full moon within a calendar month. The next time we celebrate Halloween under a blue moon won't be until 2039. Enough reason to think about Halloween this year! How did Halloween become what it is today, and can we only find ghost stories in fiction or does nature, too, have 'tricks' in addition to 'treats'? Continue reading →
  7. What you need to know about collagen

    What you need to know about collagen
    Although our ancestors and more recently our grandparents intuitively knew that consuming animal bones, tendons, cartilage, hides and connective tissues was healthy - just thinking about that delicious, hours-long simmering, fresh bone broth grandma used to make seems to do us good - this traditional knowledge has slipped somewhat in recent decades. Partly due to the arrival of supermarkets full of processed food and inventions such as the microwave, a great deal of food-wisdom and eating animals from head to tail has been lost in our modern culture. Fortunately, a change has been going on for quite some time and we are re-thinking, choosing more consciously what to feed our body with. Continue reading →
  8. How supplements work: Every person is unique

    How supplements work: Every person is unique
    Why don't supplements always work as expected? This is a good question, asked not only by experts: you have probably also wondered about it. How is it possible that the use of a nutritional supplement has a clearly positive influence for one person, while another does not notice any difference? The short answer: many factors are involved, not in the least human biochemical individuality. Continue reading →
  9. Eating to keep your teeth strong and healthy!

    Eating to keep your teeth strong and healthy!
    We are taught the importance of proper oral hygiene for healthy teeth from our earliest ages. Brushing teeth with all kinds of brushes and pastes, floss, chipped teeth, gargle mouthwash and even gum chewing to care for your teeth... the number of options is huge! But which foods and eating habits are also important to maintain your radiant smile as long as possible? Continue reading →
  10. Nicotinamide riboside: A cellular superstar

    Nicotinamide riboside: A cellular superstar
    Our metabolism as the running motor behind our energy: a familiar concept. Just as an engine requiring fuel and maintenance to keep running, we use fuel for all physiological processes in our body and proper maintenance ensures a longer life. Naturally it is important to look at the quality of the fuel, including its individual components, your body requires to optimize your metabolism. Deploying an isolated part of your metabolism can act as a powerful catalyst for your energy resources and support various bodily functions, especially as you get older. Nicotinamide riboside is one such catalyst. How exactly does it work? Continue reading →

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