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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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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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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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Small networking world

A meeting we had yesterday evening illustrated the small world of nowadays world, also in ‘real life’ networking. First, we were with friends in Brussels. They had a friend visiting, who had been working at Reed Elsevier with an overlap … Continue reading

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CoQ10 may help reducing migraine

There aren’t many large studies that show strong evidence regarding Coenzyme Q10 and migraines. A small study found that out of 31 patients who suffer from migraines, 19 of them reported the number of days they had migraines cut in half. … Continue reading

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