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How to protect yourself against the sun
Does tanning in a solarium really help and can you really not get sunburnt in the shade? We will tell you.
Sunburn: natural remedies that help
Ouch! Your skin is red and scorched – sunburn. Now it needs special care. Complementary medicine tips.
Bee sting: what should I do?
If you treat a bee sting properly, you can ease the symptoms. These tips really help.
Summer tip: Helsana mountain trails
These five Helsana trails at altitudes of over 1,000 metres offer cool forests, breathtaking views, idyllic swimming spots and other surprises.
Intermittent fasting: methods and benefits
Intermittent fasting involves disrupting eating patterns with periods of prolonged fasting. Is that healthy?
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?
The low-carb diet
Low-carb is currently trending. Success stories and recipes abound online. But just how healthy is a low-carb diet?
Relaxation on the Helsana trails
Forest bathing, barefoot walking, conscious breathing – these three techniques can help you relax.
Tick bite: what should I do?
You should remove the tick as soon as you can. But there are some important points to remember. Certain symptoms should ring alarm bells.