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What is Macrobiotics?
Macrobiotics is so much more than just the next nutrition or diet trend. It’s a philosophy for a healthier and more balanced life. I will ask expert Rick Vermuyten exactly how this works.
Why We Grasp Instinctively to Junk Food and Not Healthy Food
Why is it so hard to choose healthy nutrition? And why do we almost instinctively get our hands on sweets and junk food? Leentje Vervoort researches these facts on the University of Ghent.
The Secrets of the Bacteria in Your Gut
Today we are talking about guts and the bacteria inside them. Sounds disgusting. Well, it appears that bacteria play a crucial part in our health. In this healthlab episode, you'll discover how that works.
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Google is Wrong every Two out of Three Medical Diagnoses
Despite all the websites and apps that exist nowadays, the doctor is still your best bet to getting a decent diagnose when you feel ill. This was shown by a study of Harvard Medical School. In two-thirds of the cases, these websites and apps even give off a diagnose which is absolutely wrong.
Taking a Cold Shower Every Day Causes You to be Sick Less Often
Not long ago, we very much liked taking a cold shower, but with the weather changing these days, we prefer taking a hot shower. However, it might not be such a bad idea to completely turn the heat down: after all, a cold shower keeps you healthy.
This is Why a Paper Cut Hurts So Much
A piece of paper is a harmless object, until its edge cuts into the tip of your finger. Journalist Jason Goldman of the British broadcasting company BBC tried to find out why these cuts are so painful.
What Really Happens when You Pee in the Swimming Pool
No, pool water does not turn purple when you pee in it, but that does not mean that you can just go ahead and do it. This video explains which chemical processes occur when urine ends up in the pool water.
Breakthrough in Cancer Research: Oxygen
Scientists have discovered that an oxygen deficiency in tumour cells contributes to the growth of cancer and that an improvement of the oxygen supply to tumours inhibits the growth of cancer cells.
Teenagers are Clumsy, but there is an Explanation for that
Do you have a clumsy teenager in your household? Scientists have discovered why one boy can be a lot clumsier than the other.
That's Why it's Best to Sleep Naked
Say goodbye to your pyjamas. It's seems that wearing underwear in bed is less healthy.