Why We Grasp Instinctively to Junk Food and Not Healthy Food

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.

We are All Addicted to Sugar

We are All Addicted to Sugar

A great majority of us is addicted to sugar. Sugar makes you fat and unhealthy. Nutritionist Carola van Bemmelen assures us that we can do without. She tells us how you can resist the sweets and what the alternatives are.

Top Performances Eating Only Natural and Healthy Foods

Top Performances Eating Only Natural and Healthy Foods

Dirk Baelus is a triathlete. His story is different than that of most athletes. He started off his career as a cafe owner with an unhealthy lifestyle. Now he delivers an excellent performance eating only natural and healthy food.

How to Overcome Your Fears

How to Overcome Your Fears

Everyone is scared of something from time to time, whether it is stress for an exam, fear of heights, or anxiety when speaking in front of a large audience. Vanessa Verheyden tells you how to face and defeat your fears.

Frustrated? Angry? Look in the mirror

Frustrated? Angry? Look in the mirror

When you're trying to figure out the cause and solution for your frustrations: look in the mirror, and you'll find both. That's a quote by Timber Hawkeye, author of the bestseller 'Buddhist Boot Camp'.

How to Survive a Plane Crash?

How to Survive a Plane Crash?

Annette Herfkens is the only survivor of a plane crash in Vietnam. Heavily injured, she survived for eight days in the jungle, between 30 dead, among whom her own fiancé. She tells about how she survived the crash and what you can learn from it.

How to Be Happy?

How to Be Happy?

Every bookstore offers stacks of books about happiness. But what is being happy? And what do you have to do to become happy? Kevin talks about it with Vanessa Verheyden.

The Secrets of the Bacteria in Your Gut

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.

What You Always Wanted to Know About Meditation

What You Always Wanted to Know About Meditation

What is meditation actually? What are its benefits? But most of all: how do you do it? These questions I ask to Vanessa Verheyden.

How to Teach Kids to Deal with Technology?

How to Teach Kids to Deal with Technology?

Why do we need to learn things we can just find on the internet? What is wrong with the way in which we teach children how to handle technology? Doctor Theo Compernolle answers these questions regarding modern day education.

Stress... and How to Cope with it in a Healthy Way

Stress... and How to Cope with it in a Healthy Way

Everyone deals with stress from time to time. Some people more than others. But what is stress actually? And how do you deal with it?

Open Office Spaces are Prisons for the Brain

Open Office Spaces are Prisons for the Brain

Doctor Theo Compernolle describes open office spaces as prisons for the brain. He claims they are places where we become sick, lack productivity and cooperate even less than usual.

Tackle Lower Back Pain with Functional Training

Tackle Lower Back Pain with Functional Training

A lot of people suffer from low back pain. How do you tackle the issue with functional training? Sofie Renier shows some exercises you can do yourself.

Can We Multitask Or Not?

Can We Multitask Or Not?

In his new book, 'BrainChains', Dr. Theo Compernolle unmasks the myth of multitasking. Can we as humans do more than one thing at the same time or can we not?

Can you Prevent a Heart Attack?

Can you Prevent a Heart Attack?

Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer. A heart attack is one of the most common types. Can you sense the onset of a heart attack and prevent it? Are you at any greater risk when exercising?

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