By: Marleen van Balkom On: August 29, 2016 In: Lifestyle, Metabolite of the month, Nutrition Comments: 0

Glucose is by far the most vital sugar for most organisms and plays a crucial role for our metabolism! Let’s take a look at why it is so important… Glucose can be called the basic unit of energy metabolism and is important for the function of all our cells,...

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By: Marleen van Balkom On: June 10, 2016 In: Fitness, Health, Metabolite of the month, Nutrition Comments: 0

Testosterone is one of the most important hormones in our bodies – for both men and women! Let’s take a closer look at how testosterone affects us and what to do to boost its level: During a man’s life, testosterone serves many key functions. The development of the testes...

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By: Marleen van Balkom On: May 09, 2016 In: Health, Nutrition, Research Comments: 0

For years, the Body-Mass Index (BMI) was the holy grail when it came to categorising a person’s health status with one parameter. It is calculated by dividing the weight in kilograms by squared height in meters, e.g. 60 kg/(1.72 m)2 = 20,3. Based singularly on a patient’s weight and height,...

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By: Marleen van Balkom On: March 21, 2016 In: Nutrition, Science flash Comments: 0

Have you ever felt that sweet, fatty foods make you want to eat more in the following days? You’re not alone! Actually, science has just backed up what we’ve all known for a very long time – what you eat today influences what you will eat for the rest...

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