What is the microbiome?

There is increasing recognition that our total intestinal flora, also known as the microbiome, is very important to our health. The general opinion is that the more types of beneficial bacteria we have and the more of them, the better it is. The right gut...

Slow down, chew that food!

“Drink your food and eat your drinks.” This strange but ancient saying has some truth in it as far as our digestive system is concerned. Why is chewing so important? As children, most of us were told from time to time to chew our food and, unlike many...

Get fed properly during your holiday

When we go on holiday, our nutrition can deviate quite a bit from what we are used to, and often not in a positive way. If we’re camping, we end up making ¬†simple dishes such as stews and pasta. It’s tasty, but can be lacking in vegetables. Eating out or...

The combination of vitamin D3 and K2 with magnesium

Taking vitamin D is currently very popular. Vitamin D is actually not a vitamin, but a hormone-like substance which ensures that calcium from the intestines can be absorbed into the bloodstream. 90% of our Vitamin D  is produced in the skin under the influence of...