German Food Blog: Nutrition and Health

April 19, 2016 Posted in German Food Blog, Nutrition and Health

From Field to Fork – New Ways to Feed The World

If you think that foods comes from a supermarket, don’t bother to read on. If you are interested in why we need to – and how we can – change our ways to plant, grow, harvest, process, deliver and sell food, this post is for you. Click on the links to get additional information on … Continue reading “From Field to Fork – New Ways to Feed The World”

March 3, 2016 Posted in German Food Blog, Nutrition and Health

Eat well, sleep well, eat better

Sleep is not just vital for mental fitness but also to keep a healthy waistline. Getting enough sleep is the next frontier to a healthy lifestyle. In Germany alone, close to 50% of survey respondents complained about sleeping problems, while one out of seven takes sleeping pills at times. Consumption of sleeping pills increased five-fold … Continue reading “Eat well, sleep well, eat better”

July 28, 2015 Posted in Nutrition and Health

The sixth taste: fat

“Wir essen, was schmeckt” (we eat is what tastes good), as determined by the nerve cells in the mouth (flavor) and the nose (aroma). While the nose is able to pick up thousands of aromas, the mouth only feels sweet, sour, bitter, salty and savory (umami) – so we thought. New research suggests there’s a … Continue reading “The sixth taste: fat”

December 30, 2014 Posted in German Food Blog, Nutrition and Health

2015 Trend: Novel Foods to Save Future Generations

Industrial farms, biotech firms and global mega food corporations emerged over the past decades to provide safe, reliable and low cost foods for 7.2 billion global consumers. With efficient operations and large budgets for research and development of new products, “Big Ag/Big Food” has undoubtedly helped to mitigate hunger and increase nutrition around the globe. … Continue reading “2015 Trend: Novel Foods to Save Future Generations”

April 3, 2013 Posted in German Food Blog, Nutrition and Health

Moderate alcohol consumption benefits your health

There’s no doubt in anyone’s mind that drinking too much alcohol is dangerous to your health, to the health of others and to society as a whole. For some people, even very few drinks of beer, wine or spirits per week can be harmful. And we wholeheartedly recommend to all of our readers, young and … Continue reading “Moderate alcohol consumption benefits your health”