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Acid-Base Balance – Why we should care

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Acid-Base Balance – What is that? “Acid-base balance” – everyone has probably heard of it before, but only few people really know what it is about. What are acids and bases and why should we even deal with them? The acid-base balance is an important component in the interaction of …

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Leather – Why I Refuse to Buy it

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Why no leather? I have to admit that for a long time I have not realized what leather really is. Since I’m vegan, I’ve started to question my consumption and see that animal products are quite everywhere. So far, I have not even been concerned that leather is the skin of …

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Stalking – A Victim Breaks Her Silence

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Stalking is not a harmless crime Some time ago, I publicized my stalking story by Dirk and Martin from violens.org on Facebook. The response was more than the word “overwhelming” can convey. I was simply torn between infinitely liberated-happy and sad-horrified. At the age of 21, I was the victim of a violent crime. …

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Soy – Public Enemy Number Two

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Soy – concentrated plant power I have already presented you the national enemy number one at the beginning of the year. Now, I’ll show you the public enemy number two: Soy. Everyone is talking about soy in the last few months. Soybeans are found in many different forms: as flour …

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Cachets for Cosmetics Without Animal Testing

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Leaping Bunny Most countries outside the EU still allow animals to be used in tests for cosmetics! But there are several cachets which show you how to buy certified cruelty free cosmetics without animal testing. Products labeled with the “leaping bunny” guarantee that no animal testing takes place on the finished products, …

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Stuffed Eggplants – Perfect for Summer Days (Recipe)

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Eat your veggies! Today, I want to share one of my favourite dishes with you: Stuffed eggplants! For a long time, I didn’t eat eggplants at all because my mom just didn’t buy them for no reason. There are many delicious recipes with eggplants with playing just a featured part. They deserve …

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Iron – What You Should Know

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What is iron? Iron is an essential mineral which is required for human life. First, it is needed to transport oxygen through our body. Iron is found in our body’s red blood cells where it is bound to a protein called hemoglobin. This protein contains a molecule called heme which …

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Music as Medicine – Just a Feeling?

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“Music is my medicine” – Jimi Hendrix Music plays a key role in my life. Everything seems to be easier with the right song. Having to wait in a traffic jam, exercising or dancing – to me, everything is easier when listening to the right music. But is it just …

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Glycemic Index – Why We Should Keep an Eye on it

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What is the glycemic index? Last week, we talked about carbohydrates as the main energy source for our body. All carbohydrate-containing foods have a different ability to raise our blood glucose levels. The glycemic index (GI) is a measurement for exactly this ability of different foods to increase our blood …