Nutrition & Health
Just like us, our beloved canines can also suffer from stress. Many problems, such as nervousness or aggression towards humans or other dogs can either worsen or begin for the first time. So, what can be done to relax your dog in the long term?
Polycystic ovary syndrome is an illness, which occurs mainly in young women of childbearing age and can lead to disturbances in hormone metabolism. It often starts during puberty, but the first symptoms often appear between 20 and 30 – before this it often goes unnoticed, and therefore untreated. What exactly is PCOs, and what are the possible treatments?
As our dogs get older, joint problems become more common. Certain dog breeds are more susceptible to these problems – sometimes even at a young age. Alongside gentle exercise, dog owners can support their pet’s joint health with a specific and targeted diet.
Omega-3 fatty acids belong to the group of essential unsaturated fatty acids. They must be consumed via our diet because our body can’t produce them itself. Read on to find out why they are important and how to adequately meet the daily need.
Increased stress, one-sided or unbalanced diet, metabolic diseases: these are all possible reasons for a nutrient deficiency that can lead to serious long-term health problems. A vitamin or mineral deficiency is often accompanied by a variety of symptoms, although these do not differ greatly from one nutrient to another.
Hippocrates already understood that “all disease begins in the gut.” Unfortunately, overlooking the health of our gastrointestinal tract is a common phenomenon – so are digestive issues like constipation. Read on to find out how to help ease these issues.
In today’s modern world a lot of people struggle with increased levels of stress, moodiness, or mild anxiety. These conditions are often accompanied by other symptoms like nervous restlessness, sleeping problems and irritability. Luckily, nature offers a range of plants that were shown to be especially helpful with regards to mood balance – which is why we added them to our unique Good Mood Complex.
Anyone who ever had the pleasure of dealing with a yeast infection knows that it’s actually no pleasure at all. What many people don’t know is that Candida albicans is essentially a “friendly” commensal – meaning that it’s lingering on various mucosal surfaces in our body without the intention of doing us any harm. Find out more about keeping it 'friendly' in our blog.
Long before there were energy drinks, caffeine tablets and food supplements with energising ingredients, our ancestors knew about the stimulating and strengthening effects of some plant species such as cocoa, mate and guarana. Find out more in our blog.
Acid reflux is not only annoying and painful, it is also associated with severe health complications, not to mention devastating effects on the quality of life. If left untreated, acid reflux can cause serious inflammation and tissue damage of the esophagus and can even progress to esophageal cancer. However, it is possible to handle it. Discover more in our blog.