Do you want to help your teenager cope better with the changes his/her body experiences during puberty? This is an especially challenging period when our children experience hormonal, metabolic and physiological changes that can have long term effects on their lives and health. I personally remember how unsatisfied I was with my looks at this … Continue reading Healthy Teens – Better Understanding Leads to Better Support!
Are you satisfied with your teenage daughter’s or son’s eating habits? Do you have teenagers at home who are not happy with how they look and how much they weigh? Or do you simply worry about your younger kids who will one day become difficult teenagers and will give you lots of “headaches”. In any … Continue reading Healthy Teens – It Starts Earlier Than You Think!
Sadly, nowadays we all live in a very chemically polluted environment, some might say in a “chemical soup”! Toxic chemicals are all around us – in our air, our earth, our water, and the products we use every day. At this stage we are aware of more than 80,000 chemicals that have been released on … Continue reading How To Save Our Children From Unnecessary Toxicity!
To understand why we need vitamins, it is better to figure out what vitamins really are. Vitamins are small molecules that our body requires to perform certain biochemical reactions in our cells. The human body has no way to produce vitamin molecules itself, so the vitamins must come from the food that we eat. Inside … Continue reading Vitamins – Always a Good Thing?
Tomatoes! Juicy, colourful and delicious. We all know that tomatoes are good for us and we should include them more in our diet. But what are tomatoes and why, specifically, are they such a healthy food? The tomato is the fruit of the Lycopersicon esculentum plant. Although tomatoes are closely associated with Italian cuisine, they … Continue reading Why You Should Eat More Tomatoes
Hi! Thank you for visiting my blog. I am not really a writer, but a scientist. Nevertheless, I have lots of important knowledge and information that I want to share with you, information that could possibly change, or maybe even save, somebody’s life. Nutritional science is very complex and confusing, but at the same time it … Continue reading My Big WHY