Matcha – What makes this superfood so special?

What’s this bright green wonder drink that’s been growing in popularity in recent years? It’s matcha, an extract of tencha, or the green tea leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant. Because matcha is carefully processed from the whole leaf, a large share of the beneficial nutrients remains intact. For this reason, special health benefits are ascribed to the drink – from boosting the immune system to slowing the aging process and assisting with weight loss.

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Local superfoods – Alternatives to avocados and their exotic friends

As people try to maintain a healthy and balanced diet, many turn to “superfoods” from distant corners of the globe, like goji berries, avocados, moringa, spirulina, and acerola cherries. But nutritious foods can also be found just a stone’s throw away. Not a lot of people know that there are local alternatives that are just as rich in vitamins and vital nutrients. And because they are grown closer to home, they strengthen the regional economy and are more eco-friendly. In this article we’ll reveal five vegetables that are cultivated in Germany and will do your body good.

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Sugar - how to handle responsibly in four easy steps

You are probably familiar with the feeling: in the afternoon you might suddenly feel like eating chocolate or drinking a sugary fizzy drink. This is no coincidence – it is your blood sugar level crying out for more energy. However, it is not always healthy for your body if you give in to these demands. Here, we’ll explain why and how you can handle sugar in a more responsible way.

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How much physical exercise is good for me?

Let's say you want to get in shape or simply do something good for your health. If you get exercise on a regular basis, you can make major change. Regular physical activity is one of the most important factors that affects your health and wellbeing. But how much physical exercise is good? And how can you integrate it into your everyday life?

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