Vitamins & minerals for healthy eyes & vision

Vitamins & minerals for healthy eyes & vision

May 12, 2022

More and more people worldwide are affected by visual impairment, such as nearsightedness, farsightedness or presbyopia. Common reasons for this are UV light, smoking, increasing age or an unbalanced, unhealthy diet. 

But there are also a few tips and tricks with which you can support your eyes and maybe even prevent a visual impairment.

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Important nutrients in menopause - for men & women

Important nutrients in menopause - for men & women

May 06, 2022

Sooner or later we will all experience it: Menopause!

Both men and women experience both menopause - although in different ways. 

For women: Bit by bit, the ovaries stop working and produce less and less of the female sex hormone estrogen. The consequences: Ovulation and thus menstruation stop.

But that is not all. Menopause comes with a whole series of changes in our bodies. This is because, up to now, the hormones have fulfilled many different tasks. For example, hormones have slowed the loss of bone mass and kept our mucous membranes moist, which affects cholesterol levels. 

For men: During climacteric, the body produces less of the male sex hormone testosterone. This begins gradually; menopause can start in men as early as their mid- to late 30s. At that age, the body's production of testosterone decreases by an average of one to 1.2 percent per year. This is why climacteric in men is also known as testosterone deficiency syndrome.

No wonder, that these changes in the body bring with them numerous consequences and side effects. 

Very important for any change in our life is to listen to our body and accept that a physical change always requires changes in our health routine.

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The most important vitamins & minerals for muscle function

The most important vitamins & minerals for muscle function

April 20, 2022

Healthy muscles need an adequate supply of vitamins and minerals. We have a total of 640 muscles - each one of them representing strength, endurance and mobility. Besides the well-known muscles, such as biceps and triceps, our organs and vessels are also made up of muscle tissue. 

But unfortunately there are also many types of muscle pain. That's why it's important to train your muscles properly and provide them with all the vitamins and minerals they need to perform at their best. 

In this article we explain which vitamins & minerals are particularly important and when muscle pain can be a deficiency. 

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