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  • COCOA is probably the oldest luxury food in the history of mankind. The tropical fruit has beguiled our senses with its exquisite taste and stimulating effect for more than 3000 years and [...]

    Cocoa – it better be sustainable
  • One of the pillars of the paleo lifestyle is to live and eat sugar-free. More and more scientific evidence confirms that the sugary dietary habits of a western-led lifestyle are major driving [...]

    Go natural – healthy sugar alternatives
  • Despite the current trend to eat and live more in tune with nature, we seem to be engaging in just the opposite and are consuming on average more industrially processed foods than natural foods. [...]

    Fake Foods

    Fake Foods
    Published : 08/01/2017

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  • As a light-skinned European you are constantly being told at every pharmacy corner to regularly put on sunscreen before sunbathing in order to protect yourself from intense UV radiation that is [...]

    What to eat to naturally avoid sunburns
  • In times like these, where disease prevalence amongst modern societies is rapidly increasing and particularly the number of cancer outbreaks is skyrocketing, one has to wonder, whether the [...]

    Antioxidants – eat to stay healthy
  • Widely cherished for its positive impacts on human health, particularly helping digestion and boosting metabolism, dietary fiber is nevertheless increasingly being attacked by the scientific [...]

    Dietary Fiber: essential for a healthy diet
  • There is hardly any drink that embodies summer as much as Iced Tea – it refreshes, cools and revives body and mind, while being seemingly limitless when it comes to its healthful ingredients. I [...]

    Time for Iced Tea

    Time for Iced Tea
    Published : 06/26/2017

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  • We all know this unsatisfied longing for something small and delicious in between peak hours of our day (and night). Everybody seems to have an opinion when it comes to how many meals per day [...]

    Healthy snacking

    Healthy snacking
    Published : 06/23/2017

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  • Summer is on our door step. Temperatures are roaring beyond the 30 degree mark. Time to unpack bikinis and shorts. Towards the more cooler afternoon hours, it is time for a fresh snack – though m [...]

    Summer – time for cold soups!
  • Porridge, Britain’s national meal, originally invented in Scotland, is no longer seen as the “poor-peoples’-diet”, but quite to the contrary, has come to embody the “fine British taste” and is be [...]

    Porridge – your morning power breakfast
  • In times, where mostly everyone identifies with either low-carb, paleo or vegan (or with one of the million other emerging health food trends) that are in constant battle with each other for [...]

    Proteins, how much & where from?
  • The pursuit of the one and only diet that will lead you to optimal health and wellbeing is increasingly becoming the focal point of life of those who can afford it. At the same time one can [...]

    Paleo or Vegan – what to chose?
  • Nuts make up an essential part of the paleo diet – in fact, the paleo lifestyle cannot be imagined without a daily intake of deliciously healthy nuts. Their consumption goes far back in time: as [...]

    Go Nuts!

    Go Nuts!
    Published : 05/02/2017

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  • Allergy season is once again in full swing, giving many of us a hard time to enjoy the re-awakening nature around us. Instead of breathing in the fresh spring air, many of us are looking for [...]

    Hay-Fever Diet

    Hay-Fever Diet
    Published : 04/24/2017

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  • Imagine a plant that can nourish your body by providing most of the protein you need to live, free you from the annoying sniffing and sneezing of allergies, empower your immune system and help [...]

    Oceanic Superfood

    Oceanic Superfood
    Published : 04/24/2017

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  • Africa’s flagship tree, a majestic figure overlooking the seemingly endless Savannah and a century-old natural remedy of the African people – is now being discovered by the western health food ma [...]

    Baobab: the magic tree

    Baobab: the magic tree
    Published : 04/11/2017

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  • No other superfood of the modern era has gained so much attention like chia-seeds – those tiny black inconspicuously looking seeds have become the champions of the health food movement. They are [...]

    Chia – the leader of the superfood revolution
  • During a recent trip to Korea I got exposed to a whole new food horizon – the one food that was most predominant and clearly a love obsession of all Koreans, was kimchee.

    Fermentation: magic in a bottle
  • Honey has served for medicinal purposes throughout history. Whether it was Hippocrates, who lectured about honey being one of nature’s richest antimicrobial sources some 2000 years ago or C [...]

    How Manuka Honey conquers the world
  • Though being shaped like a star anise, its nutty yet fruity taste reminds you more of the subtle flavours of a tropical rainforest.

    Sacha Inchi – an Ancient Inca Superfood
  • There are many reasons to buy organic - especially in today’s world, which is increasingly marked by intensive livestock farming, environmental pollution and a growing obesity level. The p [...]

    Organic, what's inside?

    Organic, what's inside?
    Published : 03/29/2017

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  • Buying organic is not only ethically and environmentally more responsible, but also more healthy as organic produce contains far more nutrients and healthful compounds than its conventional [...]

    The “Dirty Dozen” of Pesticide contaminated Foods
  • Called the “Immortal Health Elixir” by the ancient Chinese, Kombucha has been around for more than 2000 years, but it didn’t gain prominence in the West until very recently. It’s believed, and mo [...]

    Kombucha- a mushroom rises to power
  • As already indicated in the last article about matcha, there is much more to a cup of tea than simply a bunch of dried herbs. What is often forgotten is the bounty of health benefits and [...]

    Drinking tea to fight cancer!?
  • Its characteristic bright green color jumps at you at every coffee shop corner – it’s called “Green Chai” or “Matcha Latte”. The new Espresso revolution has found a fertile soil also in the coffe [...]

    Matcha – a Green Espresso Revolution
  • Turmeric is an ancient spice that has been celebrated for centuries as both food and medicine, but that has lately experienced a medical and culinary rebirth in line with the health food [...]

    Turmeric – an ancient power plant
  • During no other time of the year one gets so deeply traditionally involved with food as during Christmas. Though, this festive season is at risk of being more and more absorbed by western [...]

    To eat or to waste?

    To eat or to waste?
    Published : 01/17/2017

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  • Magnesium is one of these greatly underrated yet miraculous minerals that is in need of a societal reawakening to gain the level of appreciation it truly deserves. Whereas most of us know about [...]

    Magnesium – The Miracle Mineral
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