Is organic food better?

People are increasingly thinking about what they eat, where their food comes from and how it is produced. A positive development. One of the topics much talked and written about is organic food. Is that really better? Or is the difference from…

Cholesterol: how to keep yourself healthy?

Cholesterol, you've probably heard of it. Cholesterol is usually spoken of in a negative context. It is a "bad" substance, which increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and which you should be extremely careful of. That's only half the…

Healthy through the summer (vacation)

The Summer is now in full swing. We are all thoroughly enjoying the long days and nice temperatures. The sun is smiling on us, nature is at its best and the summer vacation has already begun for most or is not long in coming. So a wonderful…

Healthy eating in the summer

Vacations, outdoor cafes, barbecues and eating together. Summer is a challenge for many when it comes to healthy eating (and drinking). There are so many temptations and moments when you conscious choices must make, that it is easy to make…

Is eating vegetarian healthy or unhealthy?

Vegetarian and vegan food is gaining in popularity and is a regular topic of conversation at the dinner table, at a party or at the office coffee machine. Eating vegetarian is quite normal by now, but is it also healthy? It is one of the most…

How do you ensure good health?

Our health is our most valuable asset. A good health, both mental and physical, determines how we feel. And how we feel determines how we experience daily life and how we can shape our lives. If we have good health, we can get the most out of…

You are what you eat: healthy eating, healthy living

You are what you eat is a widely known saying, with much truth in it. In fact, nutrition largely determines our health. Or put another way, what we feed our bodies with largely determines how well our bodies function. This includes safe and…

Detoxing, why and how do you do it?

Our body has to deal with a large amount of toxins (toxic substances) on a daily basis. Detoxing , also called detoxing , means to rid the body of these waste products. When you are completely healthy, the body does this on its own. However,…

Gingerol: why ginger works

In a previous article we described the pros and cons of ginger. We informed you that ginger has many health benefits. The most important properties are that ginger (root) has a strong anti-oxidative and anti-inflammatory effect. It is also packed…

Curcumin: What Is It And What Does It Do?

In a previous blog we discussed turmeric and its health benefits it has. In that blog we wrote that the active ingredient in turmeric 'curcumin' has. In this blog we go deeper and further about curcumin. What is this substance and how does it…