dietary supplements

  1. Experience the power of organ extracts with Ancestral Supplements

    Organ meats are on the rise. People have been eating and using all parts of the animals on our menu since the beginning of time. This is not only economical and efficient, it is also extremely healthy, as organ meat is packed with vitamins, minerals, enzymes and fatty acids. Yet you can hardly find any organ meat in the supermarkets these days, which is a shame, because it would be a great addition to our modern diet. Ancestral Supplements is changing this. With its organ extracts, the brand has developed supplements of exceptional quality. The ingredients do not come from animals from the bio-industry, but from grass-fed cows and sheep that can graze freely in New Zealand. In this blog we will discuss the organ supplements of Ancestral Supplements and the benefits of organ meat for your health. Continue reading →
  2. Bacteria: friend or foe?

    Billions of bacteria live in your stomach, which together with viruses, fungi and yeasts, form your microbiome or intestinal flora. Your stomach is full of life. All these bacteria do a lot of good for your health. But sometimes something goes wrong without you realizing it. However, it can have a major effect on your health. How important is your intestinal flora? And how do you take good care of it yourself? We will tell you in this blog. Continue reading →
  3. What form of carnitine is right for you?

    What form of carnitine is right for you?
    In our cells various mechanisms exist that provide energy. Insights of the last years reveal that the influence of one particular energy production mechanism has an effect on the functioning of the entire cell. Continue reading →
  4. 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 →
  5. 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 →
  6. 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 →
  7. 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 →
  8. 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 →
  9. 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 →
  10. 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 →

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