Monthly archive: October 2020

Coconut oil is rubbish!

Image of Coconut Oil and Coconut Oil

Coconut oil or coconut fat is one of the hypes among the "superfoods". Coconut fans think it is the miracle weapon against blood sugar and cholesterol or a means to lose weight. The other extreme is: "coconut oil is pure poison". I explain here how healthy coconut oil actually is. To put it briefly, coconut oil is not poison, but it is also not particularly [...]

Omega-3 fatty acids actually protect the heart

Omega 3 rich foods

Until now, it has been disputed whether omega-3 fatty acids are healthy for the cardiovascular system, i.e. whether they protect the heart, or whether they are useless. Omega-3 fatty acids are found, for example, in the fish oil of fatty marine fish, such as mackerel or wild salmon, or in krill oil, which are marketed as food supplements. Cardiovascular diseases, the most common cause of death in Germany About 40% of all deaths in our country are caused by cardiovascular diseases, [...]