Eating in society improves appetite and makes food tastierEspecially older people often eat alone and suffer from anorexia. Researchers have now found that food eaten by humans is rated as better tasting when eating in company compared to people who eat alone.
Germs harmful to health: danger of gastrointestinal infections when barbecuing For most Germans, socializing with barbecuing is part of summer. Unfortunately, it often starts shortly after eating: stomach rumbling, malaise, stomach cramps. The cause of the discomfort can be a gastrointestinal infection.
Health hazard: Carcinogenic petroleum found in lip care sticks If you are one of those people who use lip care products regularly, you should pay attention to the results of a current study. The Stiftung Warentest found that many of these care products contain petroleum-based substances.
Candida auris: Resistant yeast fungus detected in patient in Austria In Austria, infection with the yeast fungus Candida auris has been demonstrated for the first time. According to health experts, the fungus poses a "serious global health threat" due to its resistance to conventional antifungal agents.
Mung bean? - What's that supposed to be? In times of almost rediscovered Mayan superfoods or old Tibetan mountain peoples, one is right to be skeptical when a rather unknown vegetable is presented again. This is not appropriate in the case of the mung bean. Because basically she is a good old acquaintance, even if we rarely use her name.
Hormone-active substances influence genes For some time now, the effects of so-called hormone-active substances such as the plasticizer bisphenol A (BPA) have on human health. For example, possible disorders in child development and impairments of fertility are known.