Weight gain and obesity is a common problem in western societies. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) more than 1.9 billion adults were overweight, with 650 million of these being obese. That’s a huge number especially considering the fact that weight gain and obesity are major risk factors for diseases such as type 2 diabetes…

At the core of every disease lies some kind of inflammation. With acute inflammation the body repairs itself and simply moves on from whatever caused the inflammation. With chronic disease it’s not that simple. In the case of chronic inflammation the body is not able to remove the inflammatory agent and that’s when the inflammation becomes chronic…

What is inflammation exactly? What are inflammation causes and symptoms of inflammation? And what does an inflammation treatment look like? These are the questions we are looking at in this article. Inflammation affects almost every function of the human body, from gut health to aging to allergies and more. Chronic inflammatory diseases belong to…

The ancient ayurvedic technique of oil pulling, also known as "kavala" or "gundush" has become increasingly popular in recent years. The oil pulling benefits are manifold. It is best known for its benefits on oral hygiene and the prevention of gingivitis and tooth decay. However, there are more benefits to oil pulling than just dental care…

Shelves in supermarkets are full of low fat products and the industry has long been trying to convince us that fat is the enemy to a slim figure. As a result, people started to eat more sugar, refined carbs and processed foods instead, causing our society to become fatter and sicker. However, times have changed and studies show that fat is indeed…

Food allergies, food intolerances, food sensitivities - When it comes to the reaction of our body towards food, there is a lot to watch out for. Physical reaction to certain foods are common, but mostly they are not caused by a food allergy but rather a food intolerance. A lot of the time, people mix up those two even though the differences are…

Grains belong into the group of carbohydrates . Carbohydrate evoke different emotions around health enthusiasts and there is always a big debate going on whether they are an essential component of a healthy diet or whether they are harmful. In the US, health authorities recommend eating 5 to 6 servings of grain for women, and 6 to 8 for men. On…

According to HubSpot, generating traffic and leads is one of the biggest struggle for companies. With 63%, getting people on the website it is actually their number one problem. One approach to tackle this problem, as shown in last week’s blog post, is by starting a company blog. That’s why 53% of marketers say that blog content creation is their…

In today’s world, having a website is essential for a business to make money. Every ever so small business is represented online, from small shops to giant companies. Looking at company websites, we can also see another development: Almost every company has a blog. But is that really necessary? Is a blog essential for a company’s success and if so…