dietary supplements

  1. Cod liver oil: Super-fat!

    Cod liver oil: Super-fat!
    ergomax-wat-is-levertraanBy: Toine Wilke, Dutch nutritionist, biochemist and seaweed expert. Many people believe that cod liver oil is made from whales and regard it as the stinking stuff they know their parents and grandparents took to get them through the fall and winter. But cod liver oil is not old-fashioned, it has, in fact, never gone out of style. The richness of nutrients remain an excellent addition to our Western diet. Continue reading →
  2. Cannabis, man’s best friend

    Cannabis, man’s best friend
    cannabis, de beste vriend van de mens ergomax           In obtaining information about the beneficial effects of cannabis it quickly becomes clear that this plant has a strong influence on the human body. It is quite unique that one plant can affect so many different parts of our body and mind. But how is this possible? How can one compound have such a wide range of effects? And if it is so powerful, how can it also be safe at the same time? Continue reading →
  3. Choosing Vitamins: Natural or Synthetic?

    Choosing Vitamins: Natural or Synthetic?
    There’s a big difference between natural and synthetic vitamins. Natural vitamins are extracted from whole food sources while synthetic vitamins are produced in a factory on the basis of purified raw materials. Natural vitamin extracts provide vitamins in forms that are recognized relatively easily by the body; they also contain essential cofactors that optimize performance and absorption. Synthetic vitamins, rather, come as isolated molecules bound together in artificially induced types of connections. Some of the latter compounds are not at all well-absorbed while others compounds are absorbed exceedingly well. Continue reading →

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