Crystal-clear air, snowcapped meadows and fields, a winter paradise on the doorstep. But, you have to stay at home because you are troubled by a cold or the winter blues.
Gardening ranks among the most popular leisure activities. After work, people weed, dig and maintain their lawn. Since long, scientists have proved that gardening is healthy. The movement and work in the garden is balm for body and soul. Planting, maintaining and harvesting relieves stress, strengthens the immune system, trains muscles and improves sleep. Gardening […]
What you should know about the hormone melatonin: it is produced in the pineal gland in our brain. It is mainly released during the night. Also, it is regulating the sleep-wake-rhythm. Therefore, it is mainly known as “sleeping hormone”. But, melatonin has other, vital functions. Some even talk about miraculous effects of melatonin. Learn here […]
The understanding of us human beings that sleep is the decisive factor for our physical and mental health is constantly getting better. Because, more than 70 % of physical recovery depend on healthy sleep – and even 100 % of mental regeneration! Only during sleep, the powers of self-regulation, self-repairing and self-healing are activated. But, […]
Have you ever heard about the new trend clean sleeping? The principle behind it is very easy: healthy and restful sleep. What does clean sleeping mean? Unlike the name is suggesting, clean sleeping is not based on a clean bedroom but on sleeping consciously and sufficiently. Healthy sleep supports health and losing weight. Actress Gwyneth […]
Bitter substances belong to the secondary phytochemicals and are no micronutrients. In nutrition science, more than 30,000 different secondary phytochemicals are known; besides bitter substances mucins, essential oils and tannins. Bitter substances are a separate and completely forgotten substance class. To sum up, bitter tasting beverages, herbs and food contain bitter substances, also including the […]