The human body functions like a complex clockwork. For every organ and tissue of your body to work perfectly, it needs above all the right amount of high-quality vitamins. Vitamin B12 is the only vitamin that is water-soluble and yet can be stored simultaneously for several years. A deficiency is therefore often only noticed after years, when the vitamin B12 level is very low. It has essential effects on the entire neural network in the brain and thus ensures optimal thinking function.
Zinc is a trace element that is very versatile. It strengthens the immune system, can improve cognitive performance and also acts as an antioxidant. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), half of all people do not take in enough zinc. The reason for a zinc deficiency is usually an insufficient diet that is too one-sided. The trace element is after iron the second most common mineral in the body. In this article you will learn for which biochemical processes zinc is responsible and why you should always pay attention to an adequate supply.
You're often dizzy or you have Headaches? Iron deficiency may be the cause. Iron is the trace element that occurs most frequently in the human organism. It is found in 71 percent of the red blood pigment (haemoglobin). Iron is essential for many processes in the body and supports the immune system. In order for these processes to function daily, there must always be sufficient iron in the body. It is therefore very important to eat a balanced diet so that the iron level always remains within the limits.
Surely you know the situation: You lie awake in bed at night and can't fall asleep. The next day you wake up and feel anything but rested and regenerated. If this happens to you often, you are not alone. About 30% of Germans have problems falling asleep or have difficulty sleeping through the night. Surely you have already read some blog posts on the subject of sleeping that give you tips on how to fall asleep more easily. These include, for example, a regulated sleep rhythm, a cool bedroom or even the night mode of your PC. In this article, however, we would like to address a factor that is often forgotten.
Surely you know the situation: You wake up in the morning, the night was much too short and you have to be awake and motivated at work or study within the next hour. Since you need a short-term energy boost, you naturally reach for coffee to get a caffeine boost. But what alternatives to coffee are there and how do they work? In this blog post you will learn what types of caffeine there are and how to use them effectively.