How to keep your muscles and bones healthy

How to keep your muscles and bones healthy

Did you know that the skeleton of an adult human being consists of up to 214 bones and more than 650 muscles? 

The health of our bones is extremely important - they keep us active and ensure that we remain fit as we age. Modern ways of working, such as sitting for hours, mean that our bodies are often strained. We should therefore make sure that we promote blood flow to our muscles and joints through an active lifestyle. Nutrition is also fundamental. Through a healthy dietary style, we need to provide our bones and muscles with many nutrients. 

Learn from us what you can do for your muscle and bone health.

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7 foods that have an anti-inflammatory effect

7 foods that have an anti-inflammatory effect

For sure, each of us has already experienced some kind of inflammation. 

Perhaps in some form of strep throat, intestinal illness, or insect bite. Nowadays, more and more people, especially young people, suffer from chronic diseases such as multiple sclerosis, arthritis, rheumatism and inflammatory bowel disease. These diseases all occur due to inflammation in the body, which is the main driver of the disease process. 

We distinguish betweenacute and chronic inflammation.The difference is that in acute inflammation, a defense reaction occurs directly. For example, due to an insect bite, the skin around the bite turns red and swells. Chronic inflammations are often considered more dangerous because they have no direct trigger or at least they don't get recognized for a long time. If inflammation continues unnoticed in your body for a long time, it will weaken your immune system long-term. Depending on the type and size of the inflammatory source, inflammatory processes can even damage organs.

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Taking supplements the right way: Be sure to avoid these mistakes

Taking supplements the right way: Be sure to avoid these mistakes

Do you take any supplements on a regular basis?

Our modern diets provide less and less of the vitamins and minerals we all need for our health and well-being. Modern farming methods strip nutrients from the soil, while pasteurization, pesticides and other chemicals ensure that what we eat and drink is stripped of essential vitamins and minerals. 

To ensure that we are providing our bodies with all the necessary minerals and vitamins daily, supplements are a fantastic solution. Although taking supplements seems simple, there are many ways to make mistakes. Taking vitamins correctly can have an impact on how much your health benefits. 

How certain are you about your supplement routine?

In this article, we inform you about some common mistakes people make when taking supplements. Learn from the pitfalls and avoid them in your own healthy routine!

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All you need to know about probiotics

All you need to know about probiotics

"Death sits in the bowel!”, even Hippocrates recognized the importance of the gut for health. But why so negative, Hippocrates?!

Our opinion on that:LIFE SITS ALSO IN THE BOWEL!

You've probably heard of the importance of your gut health. Apart from the digestive function, the provision of nutrients and vitamins and the elimination of digested food, the intestine also contains an important component of our immune system. Therefore, the health of your gut is extremely important and crucial for your health and well-being! The gut deserves very special attention, which is why in this article we'll cover all the important questions about intestinal health, gut flora balance and probiotics.

Learn why probiotics are important for your gut flora and how you can benefit from them!

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Get to know our story

Get to know our story

"There should be effective supplements on the international market that are as pure as Nordic nature!" This was the thought of Otso Kääriäinen, founder & CEO of AAVALABS, when he decided to start the company together with his parents 10 years ago. 

Otso comes from Finland and grew up with the mindset that nature provides us with all the ingredients we need to promote our well-being. With this strong belief, he built AAVALABS together with his parents and started to develop pure and fresh supplements.

Learn more about the story behind AAVALABS and how Otso made his vision come true!

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Chlorella - Benefits and Effects of the power algae

Chlorella - Benefits and Effects of the power algae

It' s small, green and nutrient-rich. What are we talking about?

Exactly! About the super algae chlorella! 

Have you ever heard of chlorella? But do you really know what it is?

In today's article, we want to give the algae the attention it deserves! We'll clarify what chlorella actually is, how it grows and what benefits it can bring us.

Are you ready for more GREEN in your life? Then let's get started!

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How do we produce our Omega 3 Fish oil?

How do we produce our Omega 3 Fish oil?

Did your parents or grandparents also take cod liver oil? They sure did! Fishy, oily, greasy - simply disgusting! Whole generations grew up with this penetrating taste of cod liver oil until it finally disappeared from the shelves. Cod liver oil is a great source of omega 3 but nowadays, taking supplements with omega-3 essential fatty acids EPA is clearly the more pleasant way to go.

Omega-3 fatty acids are found mainly in marine fish and algae and are a vital part of the human diet.  They regulate important bodily functions such as blood pressure, heart rate or the immune system and are found as a component of nerve cells, especially in the brain and retina. The two most important omega-3 fatty acids are eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), both obtained mainly from fish oils and marine algae. To be able to integrate these fatty acids into supplements, they must first be extracted using complex processes. 

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Additives to avoid in supplements

Additives to avoid in supplements

Do you read the labels of your supplements in detail? 

When buying supplements, many people just quickly skim the list of ingredients without really understanding what's actually behind them.

We admit: The list of ingredients in dietary supplements can be very hard to understand. What many consumers don't know is that supplements from some brands contain many unnecessary ingredients in addition to vitamins and minerals. 

Avoid supplements with a long list of "inactive ingredients" on the label. Because some of these additives can be harmful to your health. 

We explain what exactly additives are and why they are sometimes found in supplements. Learn which additives you should avoid no matter what, so you know what ingredients to look out for the next time you buy.

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6 tips for healthy nerves

6 tips for healthy nerves

It doesn't matter how old you are or what life situation you are in:

Life can be quite overwhelming!

From stress at work to family obligations or financial worries, there are so many types of stressors. 

We are constantly trying to give 100% at work, want to be as productive as possible, be there for our partners and family, maintain our sports routine, and on top of that support other people - all while also wanting to maintain our social contacts and see our friends regularly!

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5 Supplements for a healthy skin during summer

5 Supplements for a healthy skin during summer

Do you love sun-kissed skin just as much as we do?

Tanned skin looks healthy and glowing. But it's probably no surprise to you that overexposure to the sun can lead to skin damage and accelerated aging, right?

Besides the well-known sun protection, such as sunscreen, head covering and sun umbrellas, you should also pay attention to your intake of vitamins and minerals. The B vitamins and many other vitamins and minerals have the fascinating ability to protect your skin from the inside out. 

In this article, we'll introduce you to 5 of the best supplements for summer.

Let's dig in!

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Body deacidification - With these 9 tips it will work!

Body deacidification - With these 9 tips it will work!

Have you ever heard of hyperacidity of the body? 

You probably did! But maybe the topic seemed too complex to you, so you quickly lost interest. 

But this fact should awaken your interest again:  

The majority of people in our modern society suffer from hyperacidity! 

Yes, now you may be surprised or even shocked! The topic of hyperacidity is enormously important and should play an important role in your diet. 

Hyperacidity or acidosis is caused by the increasing consumption of toxic and acid-forming foods. Unfortunately, many people eat a very acidic diet and don't get enough base-forming minerals.

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5 Benefits of Taking Collagen Supplements

5 Benefits of Taking Collagen Supplements

If you haven't heard of the beauty protein collagen yet, you must be living somewhere under a rock. 

Because in social media, the so-called beauty supplement is being promoted more than ever before. And that' s not without reason!

Collagen is one of the most popular supplements on the market. It supports the normal growth of hair and nails and healthy skin.

For this reason, supplements with collagen are often associated only with external beauty. 

However, collagen is much more than just a skin, hair and nail care product. It offers numerous other benefits that you should definitely know about. 

Learn what collagen is, what benefits it offers and why taking collagen supplements makes much sense. 

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