Blogs about Nutrition

  1. D-Mannose: natural miracle for urinary health

    D-Mannose: natural miracle for urinary health

    Discover the power of D-Mannose, a simple sugar available in concentrated supplement form today. From prevention to support for bladder infections, learn all about how it works and dosage, as well as possible side effects. And explore natural alternatives like cranberries. Find out how D-Mannose can support your health.

    D-Mannose, this is it

    D-Mannose is a simple sugar, a monosaccharide, which is structurally related to glucose. It occurs naturally in various fruits such as cranberries, apples, oranges, peaches and some berries. It is also present in small amounts in the human body.

    Here's how D-Mannose works

    D-Mannose works primarily by affecting bacteria in the urinary tract. The mechanism behind D-Mannose is as follows:

    Binding to bacteria: D-Mannose can bind to the fimbriae (hair-like structures) of certain bacteria, such as Escherichia coli (E. coli). These bacteria are often responsible for urinary tract infections,

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  2. What you need to know about Intermittent Fasting: The Theory

    What you need to know about Intermittent Fasting: The Theory

    Thousands of years ago, our ancestors, the hunter-gatherers, lived in a world where food insecurity was the norm. They had no access to supermarkets or supplies and depended on the whims of nature. These conditions forced them to go long periods without food, followed by periods of abundance after a successful hunt. This natural rhythm of fasting and eating is surprisingly similar to what we now know as Intermittent Fasting. In this blog series, we first explore how these ancient eating habits can give us insight into the potential benefits of Intermittent Fasting in the modern world. And, in the second part, we provide a practical guide for beginners. Let's begin.

    What is Intermittent Fasting

    Intermittent Fasting, also known as periodic fasting, is an eating pattern that has gained popularity in recent years because of its potential health benefits. Although the concept seems trendy these days, it is in fact nothing new, as you read in the introduction.
    But

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  3. Natural Pain Relievers: Discover Alternatives for Pain Relief

    Natural Pain Relievers: Discover Alternatives for Pain Relief

    In a world where synthetic drugs are often the first choice for pain management, there is a growing interest in natural alternatives. Many people are looking for ways to approach their health in a more holistic way, with a deeper connection to nature. In this blog, we dive deeper into the world of natural pain relievers, explore the most effective options and provide tips on how to incorporate them into your daily routine.

    Natural alternatives to pharmaceutical painkillers

    When in pain, think headache, muscle pain, an injury or general malaise, we quickly reach for paracetamol, ibuprofen or aspirin. These drugs are freely available everywhere. Despite their easy availability, you must keep a close eye on the maximum daily dosage and not exceed it, and side effects can occur.

    In addition to these synthetic painkillers, there are also, often lesser-known, natural alternatives available. These natural remedies can be a valuable addition to your health arsenal. Let's

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  4. Glycodin for the correct blood glucose level

    Glycodin for the correct blood glucose level

    Everyone knows the so-called afternoon slump. You feel tired and decide to quickly have a piece of cake to restore your energy. A little later you do indeed feel invigorated, but soon your energy level drops further than before. How come? This phenomenon has everything to do with your blood glucose level. In this blog we take a closer look at what exactly blood glucose is, how it works and we also discuss Glycodin, a supplement that can help you support your blood glucose levels.

    What is blood glucose

    Blood glucose, also called blood sugar, refers to the concentration of glucose in the blood. Glucose is a simple sugar that is an important source of energy for the body, especially for the brain and muscles. The amount of glucose in the blood is strictly regulated to ensure that the body functions properly.

    Glucose comes from the food we eat. Carbohydrates are the main supplier of glucose and carbohydrates are an important component of, for example, bread,

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  5. The Best Books for the Perfect Diet

    The Best Books for the Perfect Diet

    Finding the perfect diet can be a challenging journey, especially with the abundance of information available today. Fortunately, there are some excellent books that can guide you on your way to a healthier and more balanced diet. In this blog, we discuss a selection of the best books that can help you achieve your diet goals. From kicking off sugar to embracing Raw Food, these books offer valuable insights and practical tips. Read on to discover which books you should definitely put on your reading list.

    Sustaining a Diet and Changing Nutrition Habits

    Sustaining a diet and changing your eating habits permanently requires more than just knowledge; it requires a lifestyle change. The books we are going to discuss successively offer not only diet plans, but also strategies and insights to help you integrate healthy choices into your daily life.

    Getting off Sugar

    Sweet tastes good, but those who consume too much sugar become addicted and risk health

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  6. Natural Strength: Green-lipped mussel and Ovomet for Joint Health

    Natural Strength: Green-lipped mussel and Ovomet for Joint Health

    Welcome to our in-depth examination of Green-lipped mussel and Ovomet. This blog reveals the nutritional value, health benefits and versatile uses of Green Lipped Mussel, a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids, in combination with Ovomet. Discover how this natural power can contribute to overall improved well-being. Let's begin this fascinating journey of discovery together.

    What are Green-lipped mussels and what is their nutritional value?

    Green-lipped mussels are a unique species of shellfish found mainly in the waters around New Zealand. They thrive in the cool, nutrient-rich waters of this area. These mussels are an important part of the marine ecosystems there and play a role in filtering water and maintaining habitat quality.

    The name Green Lipped Mussel refers to the distinctive green edge seen on the inside of the shells. This green color is caused by the presence of chlorophyll, a pigment also found in plants and algae. It is this green rim that distinguishes

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  7. The Importance of Adherence in Supplement Usage

    The Importance of Adherence in Supplement Usage

    In today's busy lifestyle, maintaining a balanced diet is not always feasible. This has led to an increase in the usage of dietary supplements. Meditech Europe understands the importance of these supplements and the crucial role of adherence for maximum effectiveness. In this blog, we discuss the most popular supplements, the variance in how quickly results can be observed, and the importance of following professional advice.

    Popular Supplements and Their Benefits

    Dietary supplements such as multivitamins, omega-3 fatty acids, and probiotics are among the most commonly used. Multivitamins provide a wide range of essential vitamins and

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  8. Discover the Benefits of Medicinal Mushrooms: An In-depth Guide

     Discover the Benefits of Medicinal Mushrooms: An In-depth Guide

    Welcome to our blog about Agaricus Blazei Murill, Turkey Tail (elf's bench) and Shiitake. These mushrooms can be considered medicinal mushrooms, and it is no secret that these mushrooms have been used for centuries in various cultures for their potentially medicinal properties. This combination can potentially have positive effects on your well-being, and even though medicinal mushrooms have been used for centuries in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), more scientific research is still needed. In this blog, we expand your knowledge about the fascinating world of medicinal mushrooms.

    General information about Mushrooms

    A mushroom is a fruiting body of certain fungi. Fungi are a distinct group of organisms belonging to the realm of fungi, which in addition to mushrooms includes other structures such as mycelium and spores. The fruiting body is the part that grows above ground, while the mycelium, which is a network of fine fungal threads, grows below ground. The spores

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  9. The Comprehensive Guide to GABA and Your Health

    The Comprehensive Guide to GABA and Your Health

    Welcome to our extensive blog about GABA and your health! In this blog we take a closer look at gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), an important neurotransmitter in your body that plays a crucial role in various aspects of your physical and mental well-being. From regulating stress and anxiety to promoting restful sleep, discover how GABA can be an essential factor for a healthy and balanced life. Let's dive into the world of GABA together and explore its impact on your overall health.

    What is GABA and how does it work?

    GABA, also called Gamma-aminobutyric acid, is an amino acid that occurs in all organisms.

    An amino acid is an organic compound that is essential for building proteins in living organisms. Proteins are a fundamental part of cells and play a crucial role in many biological processes, such as building and maintaining tissue, regulating enzymatic reactions

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  10. Fennel: a wonder tuber with hidden health benefits

    Fennel: a wonder tuber with hidden health benefits

    Welcome to this extensive blog about fennel. In this blog we take a closer look at the nutritional value of fennel and successively the effect of fennel on digestion, its anti-inflammatory properties, fennel and breathing, and the antioxidants that fennel contains. We also mention that fennel can be used as a natural remedy for menstrual pain. Finally, we describe how to integrate fennel into a diet and address some questions in the FAQ. Let's start the journey of discovery together into the versatile possibilities of this wonder tuber.

    The nutritional value of fennel: what is in it?

    Fennel is a plant species from the lacecap family (Apiaceae). Fennel was originally found only in the Mediterranean region, but is now grown worldwide for its edible tuber, leaves and seeds. Fennel has a sweet, licorice-like taste and is widely used in cooking. Fennel is also valued for its medicinal properties and is used in traditional medicine for a variety of purposes, including promoting

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