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  • Around the clock we are being told to eat fat free and the market for low-fat-foods is booming. With 9 kcal/g fat is almost twice as high in calories as carbohydrates (4 kcal/g). The logical, [...]

    The big fat “fat lie”

    The big fat “fat lie”
    Published : 01/03/2017

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  • Marijuana is one of these wondrous plants that has been around humankind pretty much forever. So there is nothing new about cannabis, but as the once-vilified drug becomes more accepted, [...]

    Hemp - A Miracle plant?

    Hemp - A Miracle plant?
    Published : 12/27/2016

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  • The search for alternative sources of food or ways how to substitute some of our unhealthy food obsessions, is one of unlimited potential and growing fascination. The large majority of our newly [...]

    Guaraná – a healthy coffee substitute!?
  • We all love pepper (or at least most of us do) for its spicy character that fires up our metabolism and introduces a richer flavour into just about every dish. But pepper has some fascinating [...]

    Brain doping with black pepper
  • As northern Europe is about to embark on its month-long journey through ice and snow, heart-warming comfort foods are once again returning to our plates and appetites. One particular that has [...]

    Cacao – God’s own food!?

    Cacao – God’s own food!?
    Published : 12/10/2016

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  •   With the long and cold winter months approaching, we need to nourish our bodies with immune boosting super-foods that will supply us with all the energy we need to fill this harsh time with l [...]

    Aronia – the Queen of the Berry Family
  • Water is our planets most essential life ingredient and incredibly important to the human body. Depending on age and fitness, our bodies are made up of 50-70% water. Our brain consists of 85-90% [...]

    How clean is our tap water?

    How clean is our tap water?
    Published : 11/22/2016

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  • In a land of milk and honey, far away from all forms and shapes of poverty, everything seems possible – even the free choice of a plant based diet. Veganism has become a fashionable trend that h [...]

    Vegane Paranoia: über die Ethik des Pflanzenkonsums
  • The Paleo lifestyle is centered around eating and living in a way that is more in tune with our natural environment – essentially, reconnecting to nature will reconnect us to ourselves and help u [...]

    Back to the Wild: “Forest Bathing”
  • Sleep is an essential ingredient of the paleo lifestyle, yet it is overly underrated. For optimal health and wellbeing, sleep should be just another priority next to a healthy diet and regular [...]

    Foods that help you sleep

    Foods that help you sleep
    Published : 10/27/2016

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  • Salt, also known as the white gold of mother earth, is one of the essential building blocks of the living environment. It’s been around since the very onset of human evolution: life began a [...]

    Salt - The white Gold

    Salt - The white Gold
    Published : 10/01/2016

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  • If there is one fruit that evokes a memory of tropically flavoured summer holidays, deliciously long weekend brunches with friends and family, and the exotic and exciting taste of going on a [...]

    Loose weight with Mangos?!

    Loose weight with Mangos?!
    Published : 09/19/2016

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  • It might sound too awkward, too green, too expensive to drink. It is the kind of health trend you rather leave to hipsters, tree huggers and more-or-less obsessed health and fitness enthusiasts. [...]

    Drinking the benefits of wheatgrass
  • There is a lot of excitement and enthusiasm surrounding food supplements, and it’s big business too, amounting to £650 million alone in the UK that was spent on supplements in 2013. Their be [...]

    Food supplements - Yes or No!?
  • These tropical flavour fruits are perhaps one of nature’s most under-rated, yet most widely consumed fruits on the planet. But it seems like bananas are gaining more attention - they have become [...]

    Bananas - the darker the better!
  • Today’s level of obesity is unprecedented. First time in the history of mankind there are more overweight than underweight people living in the world. It is not much of a surprise if one c [...]

    The Ketogenic Diet – From High-Carb to Low-Carb
  • One of the pillars of the paleo lifestyle is to live and eat sugar-free. This however does not translate into avoiding the naturally occurring fructose as found in a great variety of fruits, but [...]

    Fructose: Sweet and Dangerous
  • You might have never associated the food you eat with the mood you have, but there is a surprising connection between the two that you should definitely pay more attention to: the gut and the [...]

    The hidden brain in your gut

    The hidden brain in your gut
    Published : 08/14/2016

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  • Imagine if there would actually exist a healthy alternative to sugar that is not only sweeter than its sparkling white competitor, but as an additional bonus would also boost your health and [...]

    Need to cut out sugar? Go for Monk Fruit!
  • Also called the “plant of immortality” by the ancient Egyptians, Aloe Vera is a remarkable plant bursting over with highly valuable nutritional as well as medicinal benefits. The Sanskrit name fo [...]

    The endless benefits of… ALOE VERA!
  • We humans are probably the most ingeniously designed specie given that we have managed to inhabit every inch of our planet. Yet, there are still large gaps in our understanding when it comes to [...]

    Introducing Botanical Bodies

    Introducing Botanical Bodies
    Published : 07/08/2016

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