Leafy vegetables strengthen your teeth Up to now, leafy vegetables rich in nitrate have been considered problematic. This is confirmed by a recently published study. Nitrate from a commercially available vegetable juice can noticeably improve the course of chronic gum infections after just two weeks. Leafy greens such as rocket, spinach, chard and various leafy salads are among the most important sources of nitrate in human nutrition.
The skin - the largest human organ - The human skin is the largest human organ - its surface covers up to two square meters. At the same time, there is often a lack of knowledge about how important it is for our lives. Many see it as a kind of shell that holds the inside of the body together. That is what the skin does, but it is much more than a “sack” for bones, flesh and internal organs.
Carcinogenic substances: arsenic found again in rice wafers For years, warnings have been issued about the health risks posed by arsenic in food. The dangerous substance can often be found in rice products in particular. Sometimes even so much that the legal limits are exceeded, as reported by the consumer magazine "Öko-Test".
Insufficient sun exposure can lead to vitamin D deficiency Vitamin D is important for the human body and has a key function for health. A lack of vitamin D increases our risk of illness. Researchers have now found that it is difficult to produce enough vitamin D in autumn and winter.
Extracellular polysaccharides play an important role in the survival of the bacteria. Certain bacteria in the mouth can trigger tooth decay. Researchers have now discovered how these bacteria can survive on plaque. So-called extracellular polysaccharides play a major role in survivability.