In the last decades, inflammatory diseases such as metabolic disorders, high blood pressure or heart disease, as well as degenerative processes have increased continuously. Along with them have the industrialization of food and the modern lifestyle. This leads to the questions: What causes inflammation? Does the food we eat cause inflammation? And…

Inflammation is your body’s natural healing process when injuries or infections occur. However, if inflammation becomes chronic, these same processes can lead to further tissue injury and damage. Inflammatory diseases like cardiovascular disease, stroke or cancer are the number one cause of death worldwide. Therefore it is immensely important to…

As you might have guessed, your food plays a major role in inflammation. What you eat sends information to your body so the type of foods that you eat can either turn on good or bad genes. Eating only hamburger and fries will naturally turn on the bad genes that lead to inflammation whereas eating healthy foods like broccoli will turn on good gene…

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…

Protein is essential in the process of stocking a healthy kitchen. 15 to 25 percent of our energy intake (kilojoule) should actually be coming from high quality protein. It is responsible for multiple functions in our body, such as building tissue and cells as well as making hormones and antibodies. They break down into amino acids and are the…

When you close your eyes and imagine the very best version of yourself, what do you see? That was the question asked by Ralf Bohlmann during a detox conference I attended. Maybe you see yourself with five kilos less, maybe you have tighter thighs or more abs. I’m pretty sure you have a clear picture in your head. The question is, how do you…