Category Archives: Health

Aan afwisselende voeding heb je niet genoeg. Echt niet.

Apologies English readers, a Dutch post this time. We horen vaak van mensen dat ze voedingssuppletie onzin vinden. ‘We eten al afwisselend en krijgen daarbij genoeg en gezonde stoffen naar binnen’. Dat blijkt dus niet te kloppen. Onderzoek wijst uit, … Continue reading

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Taiwanese Sports Drinks can be Contaminated

The European Commission‘s Joint Research Centre has developed three new methods to detect an illegal clouding agent which can be found in sports drinks imported from Taiwan. In late May, the Taiwanese authorities informed the European Commission that significant amounts … Continue reading

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Win2Lose Before the Holiday Season

The summer season is approaching rapidly. The time most people enjoy getting a tan on the beach. But how do you look like in bikinis or for men, in swim suit? Most people don’t want to look like one of … Continue reading

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Discussion on lap bands for children

In the US, the FDA is likely to approve the application of lap bands for kids of 14 years and older. This is a kind of ring placed around the stomach so the kid feels full quicker and eats less. … Continue reading

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Spicy food contributes to burning fat?

The Dutch edition of Runner’s World reported that spices like chillis may accelerate the metabolism and make you feel ‘full’ faster. They may thus contribute to the battle against kilos. The nutrient capsaicine makes your mouth feel burning when eating … Continue reading

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Vitamin D Suppletion for COPD Beneficial

Vitamin D is known to be beneficial for bones, but research shows that also people suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) need to supplement this. Epidemiological studies show that vitamine D may down-regulate the inflammatory reaction in the airways that … Continue reading

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Nail Salon Workers Affected by Chemicals

In the US, advocates are urging for regulation of the chemicals use in nail salons. Nail polish, dyes and hair straighteners are not always labelled properly but the ingredients can be harmful and cause problems such as cancer, birth defects … Continue reading

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Relation Between Sleep and Performance

Lack of sleep may lead to poor performance, is a conclusion that often is assumed and also research shows this. The researchers of the medical faculty of Harvard think that unless sleep deprivation doesn’t make the headlines, it contributed to … Continue reading

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Election Shines Light on Food Nutrients

Foodwatch.nl is currently running an election on false promises on labels of food products. Nominees are Blue Band Goede Start Witbrood, which should contain fibres and grains. These are in fact artificially treated wood fibres which don’t have the same … Continue reading

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Hay Fever – suffer it, fight it or prevent it?

Hay fever is an allergic reaction of the body towards pollen. A lot of people are suffering in this time from sneezing, running nose, itchy eyes – a reaction of the body on the fine seeds and pollen in the … Continue reading

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