23 11, 2016

Alimoniafact #6 – 2 commonly used food additives can lead to obesity and inflammation

2017-09-06T18:20:34+00:00 23 November 2016|Alimoniafacts|0 Comments

Deutsch siehe unten. . Polysorbate-80 is an emulsifier that is commonly used in ice cream (usually up to a concentration of 0,5%) to help it build a firmer texture that will keep the ice cream in shape. Carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) is used as a thickener or emulsifier in lots of different kinds of food, e.g. [...]

16 11, 2016

Alimoniafact #5 – The 16 best sources of vegan protein | Die 16 besten Eiweißquellen für Veganer

2017-09-06T18:20:34+00:00 16 November 2016|Alimoniafacts|0 Comments

Deutsch siehe unten. . Usually nutrition data are given in relation to the weight of the product (e.g. 10 g protein per 100 g). But many people have to keep an eye on their calorie intake. So I decided to make an infographic illustrating the protein content per 100 calories of plant foods. If [...]

10 11, 2016

Alimoniafact #4 – Did you know that blueberries are good for your lungs?

2017-09-06T18:20:34+00:00 10 November 2016|Alimoniafacts|0 Comments

Deutsch siehe unten. . Anthocyans belong to the class of so-called flavonoids: substances in plants that have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. If you eat a lot of fruit and plants with anthocyans this will probably support your lungs, as the study((Mehta, Amar J.; Cassidy, Aedin; Litonjua, Augusto A.; Sparrow, David; Vokonas, Pantel; Schwartz, Joel (2016): [...]

7 11, 2016

Alimoniafact #3 – The 3 best ways to get rid of garlic breath | Knoblauchgeruch loswerden

2017-09-06T18:20:34+00:00 7 November 2016|Alimoniafacts|0 Comments

Deutsch siehe unten. . Garlic breath can be a challenge to our social environment. ;) But there's hope for all garlic lovers coming from science: In this study the smelly compounds 60 minutes after eating a clove of garlic were measured. Raw apples, raw lettuce and mint leaves were most effective in reducing the [...]

1 11, 2016

Alimoniafact #2 – Does a virus found in beef cause breast cancer?

2017-09-06T18:20:35+00:00 1 November 2016|Alimoniafacts|0 Comments

Deutsch siehe unten. . First of all: Don't panic. This study((Buehring, Gertrude Case; Shen, Hua Min; Jensen, Hanne M.; Jin, Diana L.; Hudes, Mark; Block, Gladys (2015): Exposure to Bovine Leukemia Virus Is Associated with Breast Cancer: A Case-Control Study. In: PloS one 10 (9), e0134304. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0134304.)) published in the journal PloS One [...]