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  1. 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 →
  2. 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 →
  3. New Chapter - Nourishing body, mind and planet

    New Chapter - Nourishing body, mind and planet
    New Chapter has been taking care of body, mind and planet for over 35 years with high-quality, natural products. New Chapter only manufactures supplements that “write a new chapter”: either as an enhancement to an existing product or because they have an altogether unique contribution to make to complementary healthcare. Continue reading →
  4. Shilajit, collagen and elastin: Nutricosmetics optima forma

    Shilajit, collagen and elastin: Nutricosmetics optima forma
    Nutricosmetics encompass a category of supplements specifically aimed at skin care from within. It usually concerns products used for the skin, hair and nails, products that, of course, can be used in tandem with external care products such as creams and shampoos. Nutricosmetics include various forms of natural supplements taken orally, including collagen and elastin. Continue reading →
  5. Lightning Bolt in Our Cells

    Lightning Bolt in Our Cells
    The notion that electricity is vital for the human body is far from a recent concept. Since 1791 various intriguing discoveries have been made about bioelectrical currents. But puzzlingly the idea of electricity as having major relevance to biology is still too new and counterintuitive for it to enjoy wide acceptance. But what’s all the buzz about? Continue reading →
  6. Everybody has their own taste, right?

    Everybody has their own taste, right?
    Taste experience is a very personal thing. One person’s gustatory nightmare is the other’s feast meal. Still, the principles of taste perception are the same for everyone, and not only on the tongue: smell and taste are very closely interrelated. Continue reading →
  7. Sunlight exposure: A Friend Or A Foe?

    Sunlight exposure: A Friend Or A Foe?
    Summer is here, temperatures are running high and so is the UV exposure. As every year, the unchanged question returns: “Should I spend some time in the sun or not?”. Continue reading →
  8. The miracle of human fatherhood - Ode to the devoted father

    The miracle of human fatherhood - Ode to the devoted father
    Of our biological kin, only humans have engaged and empathetic fathers. What might be the evolutionary reason for this? How is it that we are unique among all great apes for males to have developed into devoted fathers? Who is that puzzling figure of the human father and what is his role within the family and within society? Continue reading →
  9. The Mores of More Meat - A closer look at the carnivore diet

    The Mores of More Meat - A closer look at the carnivore diet
    More and more people worldwide live according to a vegetarian diet and a growing number of people adhere to the vegan philosophy, meaning they ban all animal products from their dietary habits and lifestyle. For most plant lovers, the main reason for keeping meat out is the impact our food has on the climate. The regular production of meat and dairy products is often labeled as inhuman, resource-draining and polluting. Besides the impact on the climate, plant-based foods would be a lot healthier and eating too much meat may even carry significant health risks, according to scientific studies and trusted nutritionists. For example, a lot of red and processed meat could cause strokes, type 2 diabetes and cancer. But is glorifying plants really the royal way to good health and a sustainable world? Continue reading →
  10. Why wash your hands? Is it savoir vivre or our first line of defense against diseases?

    Why wash your hands? Is it savoir vivre or our first line of defense against diseases?
    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 →

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