While we are surrounded by an ever increasing number of nutritional supplements and health products, we often know surprisingly little about them. In this blog post we want to take a closer look at some little known facts and misconceptions surrounding vitamins and supplements.
Vitamin D, also known as the sunshine vitamin, is essential for our health.
The name is no coincidence: it is the only vitamin whose supply is not mainly provided by food, but by the sun. And this is exactly where the problem lies. Especially in the dark winter months, a D vitamin deficiency can easily occur in our latitudes. If there is little sunlight during the day and we spend most of our time indoors, the body's vitamin D production automatically declines.
In this blog post, we explain how to recognize a deficiency, what causes it, and how you can easily correct a deficiency with supplementation.
Vitamin C is important for a number of body functions, including formation of collagen, absorption of iron and the maintenance of healthy bones and cartilage. It is also known to reduce symptoms of tiredness and fatigue making it a great tool to fight the winter blues.
Here are 7 benefits of taking a vitamin C supplement.
We believe that feelings of Autumn come not only through your eyes but also your belly!
Here are five tasty meal ideas that will cheer you up on a cold and rainy day. In case you are vegetarian or vegan you can easily replace the meat in the traditional recipes with a plant-based product made out of tofu or seitan.
Fall is officially here! In order to make the most of this beautiful season, create a fall bucket list filled with all of the wonderful things you want to do and experience - alone, with family and/or with your friends.
This is the list we came up here at AAVALABS. Feel free to add and modify our list as you wish!
You have probably heard about the importance of vitamins since your childhood.
Maybe you´ve been encouraged to eat fruits and vegetables by your family or your doctor. And we´ve all heard about vitamin C in oranges and the risk of vitamin D deficiency in winter. But what are vitamins and how do they work in our body?
In today's blog post we want to take a closer look at these little “builders”, “protectors” and “defenders” of our body.
As the days slowly become shorter and colder again, many people feel increasingly tired and unmotivated. At the same time, life is becoming more hectic again: companies are preparing for the last quarter of the year, schools and universities are opening again and hobbies are restarting.