Many things about health, safety and well-being have already been said and written about. Sometimes by unqualified but famous people, sometimes by qualified doctors and dieticians and sometimes by just about anyone. 

As a medical doctor, I provide well-researched and science-backed articles on a wide spectrum of topics. Sometimes it’s a personal experience that makes me bring this, research and facts together. I include

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Superfoods, supergrains & super hype
Posted on May 29, 2020 by Luitgard Holzleg

I am so sick of reading and hearing about superfoods. Here we live in a world with an oversupply of food: food from around the world, available 24/7. And now we can buy superfoods everywhere: in supermarkets, in hip and …

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Coconut Yoghurt
Posted on May 18, 2020 by Luitgard Holzleg

When I first heard about coconut yoghurt, I immediately started considering making it myself from scratch. Making it couldn’t be that hard. After all, I had been making dairy yoghurt for quite a while already and that was super simple. …

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Wait … WHAT??
Posted on May 12, 2020 by Luitgard Holzleg

It’s “Corona” time. Everyone is concerned. About everything. Including one’s health. Everywhere health tips and advice pops up. And then I came across one that caught my attention. In Goop Health sessions. I had heard of Gwyneth Paltrow and her …

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The Danger of Hydrogel Water Beads
Posted on April 28, 2020 by Luitgard Holzleg

Water beads, also known as hydrogel beads or aqua beads, are a very popular trend for continuous watering of cut flowers or potted plants. They are used as an alternative for regular plant earth or hydroculture/hydroponic. They are also very …

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My Two Cents’ Worth
Posted on April 25, 2020 by Luitgard Holzleg

From April 20 until 26, it was European Immunisation Week. If you follow me on Instagram, you were able to read my six-part series on this topic. Here, I just want to share my two cent’s worth, my personal thoughts …

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From Sorrel to Detox
Posted on April 16, 2020 by Luitgard Holzleg

Food and nutrition have always been an important part of my life. I am not “that” old but looking back, I see many different and sometimes distinct phases I (and the society I lived in) went through. As a child, …

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Vitamin C
Posted on April 06, 2020 by Luitgard Holzleg

Very recently, as part of health advice during Corona times, I read the recommendation to consume 4000 mg of Vitamin C daily to boost the immune response. That made me wonder, I remembered the recommendations being much lower. So I …

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Wild Garlic
Posted on March 27, 2020 by Luitgard Holzleg

For the last couple weeks, I’ve noticed a change when I go for walks: I experience this intense garlicky smell when I walk through certain areas in our local forest, and I know wild garlic season is finally back. Usually, …

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‘TIS the season to become more visible
Posted on December 18, 2019 by Luitgard Holzleg

The World Health Organization says that of the 1.35 million road traffic deaths every year, 54% are pedestrians, cyclists, and motorcyclists. Every 24 seconds someone dies on the road. In the United States in 2018 alone, there were 857 bicycle fatalities …

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Posted on December 14, 2019 by Luitgard Holzleg

Thyme is my favourite herb for the winter season. Thyme has been used as a herb and a medicinal plant for more than 4000 years. Its healing power is used especially in inflammations of the respiratory tract, the airways, such …

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