Food that serves as a supplier of magnesium

Food that serves as a supplier of magnesium

Magnesium (chemical symbol Mg; atomic number 12) is an essential mineral. The problem: the human body cannot produce it itself. For this reason, consumers have to take in sufficient amounts of magnesium themselves every day through food. According to the German Nutrition Society (DGE), a healthy adult needs around 300 to 400 milligrams (mg) of magnesium, informs … Read more

Five elements of nutrition as the basis for good health

Five elements of nutrition

Cooking according to the five elements is the practical implementation of Chinese dietetics for Western cuisine. More and more people are discovering the wisdom of this teaching and using it to strengthen the mind and body. In a balanced diet, according to the teaching, all elements within a menu should complement each other harmoniously. Basics Chinese nutrition … Read more

How much poison is in our food?

How much poison is in our food?

Admittedly, a sensational question to which there is, of course, no general answer. But a study commissioned by GLOBAL 2000 and its European umbrella organization now provides details. Conclusion: In three out of ten Austrian residues, the herbicide glyphosate has been detected in the urine. And that is by no means the only questionable substance in our food. Despite … Read more

The most popular nutritional misconceptions

The most popular nutritional misconceptions

Over time, many misconceptions and half-truths have formed about nutrition. All things that we have heard from childhood, but that are not true. But what is right and wrong about the widely held views? We have put together common nutritional errors for you. When it comes to nutrition, research is carried out, and tests are carried out to … Read more