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Wie süß, ist zu süß?

Ein erfrischendes Eis im Sommer in allen Ehren, doch ein achtsamer Umgang mit unserer Aufnahme von Zucker scheint heutzutage wichtiger denn je. Während man für Österreich von 600.000 Diabeteserkrankten ausgeht, kommen allein in Deutschland genauso viele jährlich dazu. Man geht allerdings davon aus, dass rund

The role of testosterone in COVID-19.

How does the sex hormone testosterone influence the course of COVID-19 disease? At a “Round Table” organized by the German Society for Men and Health e. V. (DGMG), experts addressed this question.   Even though men and women get COVID-19 in roughly equal numbers, there

Men’s Health!

  The “stronger sex”   In popular parlance, men are considered the “strong sex” and per se efficient and healthy. Consequently, men’s health has never played a central role in medicine. However, the topics of health and self-optimization are becoming more and more central in

The immune system

What is the immune system? The immune system is the human defense system against foreign substances and germs. Since the human body is an open system that is in constant exchange with the environment, our organism has a complex, multi-membered system for protection against unwanted

What are saponins?

Saponins are mostly bitter-tasting compounds that have surface-active properties and form foam in aqueous solution. Its name is derived from the Latin word "sapo" for soap. In foods, saponins are found mainly in legumes, such as soybeans, but also in coffee beans and fenugreek seeds.

Home remedy for colds

Whether it's a scratchy throat, a runny nose or an uncomfortable cough, no one likes to have a cold, but what can you do about it and how can you tell it apart from the flu? The symptoms of the disease are similar, but much

Oxidants and antioxidants – harm and benefit

Aging, infections, cancer: For years, there has been much research and discussion about the exact effects of oxidants and their counterparts. So it's high time to put together some of the most important information. Oxidants It is clear that reactive oxygen species (oxidants) at higher

5 tips for testosterone balance

Testosterone is the most important sex hormone in men, yet it performs important tasks in the body for both sexes. Testosterone stimulates muscle development in a gender-unspecific manner, influences bone density and can even have an effect on the psyche. Therefore, many people wonder if

What does the aerosol do?

For a long time, scientists thought that droplets and contact infections were mainly responsible for the transmission of viruses. But recent findings from the Technical University in Berlin confirm that aerosols play an essential role in transmission. The particles are less than five micrometers in

5 tips to increase bioavailability!

5 Tipps zur Erhöhung der Bioverfügbarkeit! Without foods that provide us with these nutrients, our bodies do not function. But just because we eat food doesn't mean that all the nutrients in it are absorbed into the body. Some nutrients are absorbed particularly well through