How useful are dietary supplements?

How useful are dietary supplements?

Dietary supplements are more popular than ever – the market is booming! Amino acids are said to help with weight loss, and biotin to ensure a radiant complexion. But according to scientists, the miracle pills seem to have no positive health effects at all – on the contrary. What nutritional supplements can and cannot do? Here is the … Read more

Do energy drinks really give you wings?

Do energy drinks really give you wings?

Energy drinks are supposed to drive away short-term tiredness and lead to an increase in performance. This is mainly due to its main components, sugar and caffeine. The body’s own substance taurine is also said to have an invigorating effect, although this has not yet been proven. However, the high sugar content of 11% promotes tooth decay and … Read more

Is Chocolate Healthy?

Is Chocolate Healthy?

A clear question, but the answer to how chocolate affects the body depends on the type of chocolate. There’s light chocolate and dark, white chocolate and filled chocolate, hot chocolate and vegan chocolate, no sugar chocolate, and even blood chocolate. What really matters, however, is the type and quantity of cocoa it contains, because it contains the … Read more

Grape seed extract: a real all-rounder

Grape seed extract

Those who buy grapes will probably get the seedless versions, the classic version with seeds is less popular with fruit consumers. But that is exactly what is wrong, say experts. Because grape seeds contain the plant substance OPC, which apparently has a positive effect on health.Grape seed extract – article overview: How OPC works on the skin … Read more

What works against bad breath?

What works against bad breath?

Bad breath can have a wide variety of reasons, but it is clear that bad breath is extremely unpleasant for those affected and those around them. But what to do Tooth chewing gum, mouth sprays and menthol cigarettes have not made their breakthrough to this day, and the heavily advertised little white chewing candies are not all … Read more

Coffee and its effects on health

Coffee and its effects on health

Coffee is the most popular hot drink – especially in Germany. It has been known for generations that it is indispensable for many occasions, and for some, it is the only way to start the day well. For a long time now, there have been repeated discussions about how healthy or unhealthy coffee really is when it … Read more

How healthy is tap water?

How healthy is tap water?

Rumors keep coming up that tap water is not as good as bottled water, is of poor quality or even unhealthy. Instead of tap water, it is better to drink “natural” water from the supermarket. A – at least in our part of the world – quite absurd advice, because the water quality in Austria is usually … Read more