The after-lunch dip (crash)
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10 May 2024

The after-lunch dip (crash)

Do you also sometimes suffer from that bad afternoon dip after lunch? Difficult to get back on track after lunch at work or, for example, going out for a nice walk? Don’t worry, because you’re not alone! The lunch dip is a common phenomenon (which is also sometimes called afternoon dip) that many people experience, but fortunately there are simple ways to be able to overcome it and get and keep your energy back up!

The science behind behavior modification of our habits
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29 December 2023

The science behind behavior modification of our habits

Our current lives are essentially the result of our habits. We wake up, have breakfast with a Jake Shake, go to work, have a Vitamin Bar as a snack, dinner, watch a series and sleep. It all comes from our habits. The things we do daily and spend time on ultimately shape the person we are, our beliefs and our personality.

The brain boosting food guide
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13 December 2023

The brain boosting food guide

Our brains are the epicenter of our functioning, responsible for everything from thinking and learning to emotions and motor skills. Therefore, it is very important to take good care of our brains, and one way we can do that is through nutrition. What we eat directly affects the health of our brain. In this article, we will discuss some foods known for their positive effects on brain function.

10 foods that contain hidden animal based ingredients
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8 November 2023

10 foods that contain hidden animal based ingredients

Vegans do not consume foods or products that come from animals. Among other things, they do not eat meat, fish, eggs and dairy but at the same time they do not wear leather, silk and wool because these are also animal products. Keeping track of all this can still be quite a task and sometimes you can’t see the forest for the trees. There are also quite a few products that at first glance appear to be vegan, but are not when you delve into the ingredients and their origins. We have researched 10 of these foods for you and highlighted them in more detail below so that in the future you will know which products are better to leave out if you are vegan.

Feeding the world exclusively with vegan food 
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24 October 2023

Feeding the world exclusively with vegan food 

The world faces numerous challenges in terms of food security, environmental pollution and climate change. One possible solution that has received increasing attention in recent decades is to shift to a plant-based diet. Veganism can now play an important role in feeding our growing global population in a sustainable way. This blog discusses how the world can be fed with exclusively vegan food and the benefits it brings.

Gut microbiome: the hidden world inside us
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9 October 2023

Gut microbiome: the hidden world inside us

In your gut live trillions of bacteria. Together, they weigh as much as 1.5 kilograms! This is also called the gut microbiome or gut flora. The gut microbiome consists of 400-500 different types of microorganisms (bacteria, fungi, viruses and yeasts) whose composition is as unique as a fingerprint. The composition is partly in your control, especially through what you eat and have a big impact on how you feel. They also keep your intestinal wall healthy and have a great influence on your immune system. How you can have a positive influence on this will be further explained in this blog.

Everything you need to know about Macronutrients
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27 June 2023

Everything you need to know about Macronutrients

All the foods you eat contain nutrients that are important to your body. These nutrients can be divided into macronutrients and micronutrients. The micronutrients are vitamins and minerals; of these, you only need a few micrograms or milligrams daily. Macronutrients (macro means “large”) you need in a much larger amount, namely tens to hundreds of grams per day. Because macronutrients make up such a large part of your diet, in this blog you’ll read all about exactly what macronutrients are, what types we know and why they are important.