Category Archives: Basics

Here you will find all the basic information you need about nutrients, vitamins and the normal physiology of your body.

Your Invisible Friends – The Gut Bacteria.

You are not what you eat, you are your bacteria! As we learned in the “Gut Bacteria…“, there are many times more bacteria living in and on you than there are cells in your body. Many of them are vitally … Continue reading

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Bile – The Detergent of Your Bowels

Bile is that yellow-green fluid that comes up when you have no food left in your stomach to throw up but keep vomiting. A pretty nasty thing when mixed with gastric acids and in your mouth. It is vitally important … Continue reading

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Gut Bacteria – The Million Secret Agents of Your Intestines

You are never alone. No really! You are the host of a micro cosmos of bacteria, living a symbiotic relationship in and on your skin, eyes, respiratory system and excretory organs. We have been evolving with these tiny, for us … Continue reading

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The Liver – a Silent Multitasker

Located under the right arch of the rib cage, the liver silently performes it’s never ending tasks of detoxifying, metabolizing, decomposing, building and rebuilding. This metabolic organ, weighing about 1,5 kg (3,5 lb), is vitally important and we have no … Continue reading

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Trust your Gut.

Did you know you have two brains? One you already know of, the one in your head. There is also the one residing in your belly – your gut/GI-tract, also named the “second brain”. You might never have thought of … Continue reading

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Sugar – a No-brainer

There is this myth circulating that our brain only works on glucose, the sugar molecule in our blood. Many times, when I discuss low carbohydrate/ketogenic diets with people one of the first arguments that come up is “but the brain … Continue reading

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5 simple ways of increasing your health exponentially

1. Eat real food. Buy whole foods. By cooking fresh produce, you know what you are putting into your body. Make sure you find good quality produce. Go local as far as possible and try to choose vegetables that are … Continue reading

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