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A balanced diet increases your well-being. It gives you energy and strengthens the immune system. But how do you eat a balanced diet? And what do you need to know about intolerances and deficiencies? You can find information and tips here.

Balanced nutrition

Which minerals do we need?
Minerals don’t supply us with energy, but they are nevertheless essential for our body. We explain why.
March 1, 2021

The 13 vitamins the human body needs
We’ve all heard of vitamin C. But which other vitamins does our body need?
March 1, 2021

Carbohydrates – an energy source for the body
Carbohydrates provide us with energy. Learn more about the different types and how much carbohydrate the body needs.
March 1, 2021

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Healing nutrition

Start the morning with an Ayurvedic breakfast
What are the benefits of a warm breakfast? Here’s a brief overview of the Ayurveda principle, along with some tasty recipes.
August 6, 2020 3 minutes

Better vision in sight: blueberry
Improve your vision, even when it is dark: the blueberry makes it possible. And what's more, in dried form it helps to alleviate diarrhoea.
February 13, 2017

Brain food: walnut
Omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins E, B1, B2 and B3, zinc, magnesium and potassium: the composition of the walnut makes the small grey cells dance.
February 13, 2017

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Weight and weight loss

Intermittent fasting: methods and benefits
Intermittent fasting involves disrupting eating patterns with periods of prolonged fasting. Is that healthy?
January 26, 2022

Low-carb diets
Low-carb diets have become a trend. But how healthy is a low-carb diet? Let’s find out.
March 12, 2021

Calories: friend or foe?
Do you know how many carbohydrates you consume and burn each day? You can find the key facts here.
December 30, 2021 3 minutes

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Nutrition-related illnesses

Food allergies & intolerance
Allergy, intolerance and food poisoning: there are different kinds of food intolerance. We provide information and tips for sufferers.
May 8, 2020

Lactose intolerance – when milk becomes a problem
An estimated 20% of the people in Switzerland have a lactose intolerance. What impact does it have for the affected people? What are the lactose-free alternatives?
June 7, 2019

Coeliac disease, gluten sensitivity & a gluten-free diet
Anyone suffering from coeliac disease or gluten sensitivity must stick to a gluten-free diet. We will explain what this means, exactly.
July 24, 2019

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