Vitamin C (ascorbic acid)

Humans depend on the daily intake of vitamin C from food. If the vitamin is missing over a longer period of time, the deficiency disease scurvy develops. This seafaring disease has long been extinct with us, because through our food, the basic supply is covered. In certain times or situations, however, it is advisable to increase its vitamin C intake.

Erectile Dysfunction - Therapy

Article Content Erectile Dysfunction Erectile Dysfunction - Causes Erectile Dysfunction - Symptoms and Diagnosis Erectile Dysfunction - Therapy Erectile Dysfunction - Prevention There are several ways to treat erectile dysfunction. In addition to therapy, it is extremely important to treat underlying diseases.

Diet à la Slow Food

Slow Food versus Fast Food. Two trends with two completely different motivations and ideas. Slow food does not just mean translated, slow food. Behind Slow Food Movement is much more. A healthy and conscious movement around nutrition that is also very popular in Germany.

Spinach - which is in the leafy vegetables

By mistake, spinach has long been considered ten times more iron-rich than it is in reality. But even if spinach is no longer on the top of the list of iron-containing foods, the vegetables have a lot to offer. Numerous healthy ingredients and few calories make the leafy vegetables not only a popular ingredient in many recipes, but also the ideal food during a diet.

Deafness affects partnership

The basis of any partnership is communication with each other. However, communication does not always succeed due to a variety of factors: we talk past each other, sometimes prefer to remain silent instead of addressing something, and sometimes just do not listen to it - deliberately, but sometimes also unintentionally.

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40 plus - (healthy) nutrition in the middle of life

From a medical point of view, the aging process begins at the age of 40. For many, the first signs are noticeable externally. The mirror image shows fine wrinkles and isolated gray hair, the scales a frightening tendency to the top. The topic of nutrition suddenly takes on a whole new dimension.

Third teeth - care and handling for a healthy dentition into old age

People are getting older - but not always the same applies to their teeth. Then the so-called "third teeth" are in demand. Whether removable denture or fixed dentures: dealing with "the third party" is initially unusual and requires some getting used to. We give you tips on how to handle and care for your third teeth.

What's up with omega-3s? Part II

Omega-3 fatty acids are thought to have beneficial effects on cardiovascular disease and rheumatism. But what about the omega-3 fatty acids? Can a component of fats actually have these beneficial effects? The first part of this article shed light on the role of omega-3 fatty acids in the group of fats, what difference they make from omega-6 fatty acids, and what they mean to our body.

Garlic - tuber with a healthy effect

Garlic (Allium sativum) is available year round in almost every shop. When it comes to the smell, the spirits separate, but the health effects of garlic are undisputed. The white tuber is also popular when cooking. For a long time, the spicy ingredient is no longer valued only in the kitchen of hot countries, where garlic has always been on the plate not least because of its antibacterial properties.

Biorhythm and drugs

The bad news: biorhythm calculations are about as meaningful as coffee grounds. The good: The biological rhythm exists. In the course of its evolution, man has developed an inner clock that, seen over the span of a day, adjusted to the alternation between light and dark.

Apricot - healthy all-rounder

Apricot, apricot, peach and nectarine. They are all sweet, fruity and usually covered with a fine down, so you can quickly lose track of so much similarity. But actually it is quite simple: the apricot is the little yellow among the sweet fruits and apricot nothing but the Austrian name for apricot.

How ear candles work

Ear candles, also known as ear candles or Hopi candles, are said to have been traditionally used by Indian peoples to purify the ears of a - presumably invented - legend. Ear candles are used for relaxation, against earwax and in case of problems with the ear, for example also in case of ear noises.

Ice Hockey - More harmless than it looks

If the players crash hard against the gang, skid meter-wide over the ice or get a stick between the ribs in a fall, you do not want to trade as a spectator. But as hard as ice hockey may seem, the sport is more harmless than many think. Because the professional protective equipment that is standard for hockey players today, can cushion most sticks and falls.

Sauerkraut - ideal winter vegetables

In the past, cabbage, and sauerkraut made from it in a traditional way, supplied people with the necessary vitamins and minerals, especially in the winter months. Because sauerkraut was not only an excellent supplier of vitamins B, C and K, it was also popular for its potassium, calcium, iron and its many fibers.

What is thrombocytopenia?

Each human has between 150,000 and 450,000 platelets (platelets) per microliter of blood. Platelets play an important role in our body, especially for blood clotting. If it falls below the value of 150,000 platelets, it is called a thrombocytopenia (thrombocytopenia).

Obesity - Causes

Article Content Obesity Obesity - Causes Obesity - Consequences Obesity - Therapy and Treatment Obesity - Prevention In principle, it comes to obesity, if the energy supplied through the diet is higher than the required or used energy. The individual causes for this are manifold, usually several causes play a role together.

5 proven home remedies from Granny's box of tricks

Home remedies are often used for first aid for minor injuries, colds, sore throats or heartburn. Traditional recipes from grandmother's knowledge are currently more popular than ever. But not only in Germany for centuries tips on health and recipes from generation to generation passed.


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