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Shopping addiction: why we can't resist Black Friday sales Will PasioOnline have special sales around Black Friday? It is a question that has been...
Wood smoke & health Now temperatures are dropping in the Northern hemisphere, people are hunkering down and start lighting their wood stove....
Mood and daylight As we reported two weeks ago, we are experiencing technical problems with our blog. Those problems appear to be larger than...
Natural immunity suffers because of deficiencies Dear readerWe hope to be back again by next week and present to you an article on natural...
Early detection of dementia : amyloid plaques and tangled tau proteinsOne of the biggest fears of people is to either develop cancer and/or to develop dementia later in life. One of the most commonly known forms of dementia is Alzheimer's disease. To raise awareness about Alzheimer’s and dementia, World Alzheimer’s day was launched in 1994 by Alzheimer Disease International (ADI) association, which empowers other organizations with research...
How to live well with arthritis: move more and eat healthierLast week there was a news item on the radio on how it is now considered as 'best practice' for people with arthritis to 'keep moving'. Just 2 days later in the gym, my right shoulder joint clearly audible started creaking during a conventional lat pull down exercise, so much so that I called over my partner to ask him if he could hear it as well, I knew it was about time to...
Shilajit, an ayurvedic healing organo-mineral: properties and health benefits For the longest time we've sold ayurvedic medicinal supplements, that invariably were herbs. One of those ayurvedic supplements however is not a herb but a complex organo-mineral substance, that is so peculiar it deserved its own blog article. What is Shilajit Shilajit is a complex organo-mineral substance that can be found exuding from rock fissures in the...
How to overcome picky eating habits as an adult?Not sure how the situation is for you, but I bet you have foods you struggle with and don't enjoy eating. This is the same for me and my partner. We enjoy teasing each other about foods one of us dislikes, but the other person enjoys. He has no problem eating corned (canned) beef, which for me, resembles canned cat or dog food too much to even want to try eating it. Oat porridge just looks like...
In defence of dairy: positive influence of raw milk on healthOver time dairy-bashing seems to have become the favourite hobby of both animal activists as well as 'woke' nutritionists. All forgotten is the fact that we are all mammals that cannot grow up without having drank milk either straight from your mom's breasts or from dairy-based infant formula. For many of us, dairy is the most affordable and tasty way to obtain a substantial amount...
Snacking late at night: a habit you should embrace rather than be embarrassed about!One of the most persistent food myths that are still lingering around and is almost universally believed, is how eating late at night is bad for you: you will gain fat, sleep poorly and suffer from gastric distress. Since the early 2000s I grew accustomed to eating a late night meal of dairy protein before going to bed because it helped me to fall asleep more...
Optimal care for elderly catsWhile we don't have children, we are the proud parents of two cats. Both were adopted from their owners for a different reason with well over ten years between each adoption. Our oldest cat has reached the respectable age of 18 years, which makes her a truly old cat, which comes with many health problems of its own. By now we are more like the grand children who are taking care of their very old (great-)grand...
Reduce, reuse , recycle, waste no more. Behemoth companies lead to massive amounts of waste Tn the past week we were alerted to shocking news on how much is wasted in British distribution centers of Amazone. Items in perfect condition are thrown away because they simply do not sell within a set time limit. Likewise the vast majority of returned goods are thrown away because it is deemed to be more efficient than to resell or even gift away....