Guide

Want to learn more about BIOGENA and the multifaceted world of micronutrients and expand your health knowledge? In our blog, you will not only find exciting contributions to the topic of vitamins and minerals, etc., we will also keep you informed on an ongoing basis about the latest news from research and summarise study results briefly and comprehensibly.

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Study: altered intestinal flora in individuals with histamine intolerance

The intestinal flora of people who are sensitive to histamine in foods has a different composition to the intestinal flora of individuals to whom it poses no problems. This is indicated by a German study that was recently published in the Journal of...
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Michael Wäger
from Michael Wäger, BSc, MSc
on 27.03.2024

Histamine intolerance: How to recognise histamine intolerance and what to do about it

Do you find that a glass of red wine, instead of relaxing you, gives you a runny nose? What sounds like an allergy could be a histamine intolerance – learn all about it here.
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from Mag. Margit Weichselbraun
on 18.03.2024
Vitamin D for babies & newborns: yes or no?

Vitamin D for babies & newborns: yes or no?

Breast milk and high-quality infant formula are perfectly tailored to the needs of babies. But why is vitamin D still recommended for little ones? Is it not enough to spend a lot of time outdoors with your baby and to absorb the vitamin through...
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from Mag. Margit Weichselbraun
on 14.03.2024

Vitamin D in pregnancy

Vitamin D has been discussed for years. Its relevance is undisputed even before pregnancy. But why is vitamin D also important for expectant mothers, how high is the need when you are pregnant and what is there to consider when taking vitamin D? Let...
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from Mag. Margit Weichselbraun
on 07.03.2024

Everything about quercetin – effect, requirement, intake & dosage

Quercetin is a citrus-yellow natural dye found in many plants. Due to its far-reaching positive effects on human health, this flavonoid is a recurring focus of science. But what are the therapeutic indications for quercetin? What is it good for? Let...
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Camilla Freinek
from Camilla Freinek, BSc MSc
on 01.03.2024
Obtaining vitamin D from the sun

Vitamin D (calciferol), the popular sun vitamin

There’s no life without sunshine! This applies equally to plants, animals and people. Sunlight is crucial for the production of vitamin D, also known as the sun vitamin. Learn more about the importance of this vitamin and how it is produced in our...
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from Lisa Ressi, MSc
on 27.02.2024

Everything you need to know about BCAAs: Consumption, Requirements & Effects

BCAAs are becoming increasingly popular in the world of fitness and physical performance enhancement. These essential amino acids are a key component in muscle building and are involved in metabolism, wound healing and tissue formation, among other...
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from Redaktion
on 12.02.2024
Liver detox – These methods and home remedies can relieve liver stress

Liver detox – These methods and home remedies can relieve liver stress

After the feast comes care for the liver. While many of us retreat indoors to hibernate in the winter months and spend the cold days enjoying heavy food, lounging on the sofa and spoiling ourselves with a few glasses of alcohol, others of us feel...
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from Mag. Margit Weichselbraun
on 11.01.2024
The secret power of bitter substances

Bitter substances: Why bitter is healthy and good for the modern body

Admittedly, it’s usually not love at first sight: bitter, the taste profile which, for many people, conjures up first an acidic facial expression and then a distorted smile. However, bitter tasting plant substances can offer valuable lifelines...
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from Mag. Margit Weichselbraun
on 05.01.2024

Boost your immune system – these tips can be used to build up strong defences

Always feeling under the weather? Our bodies come into contact with various pathogens every day. Modern lifestyles also tend to weaken our systems. It is therefore crucial to strengthen our immune systems. This article provides tips and support...
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Camilla Freinek
from Camilla Freinek, BSc MSc
on 29.12.2023

What sport suits me best?

Beyond making us feel happier, an active lifestyle does wonders for the body and soul. To develop a real passion for a sport and stay on the ball over the long term, you need to know the sport that’s best for you. After all, your ideal sport also...
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from Mag. Margit Weichselbraun
on 06.11.2023
All about collagen – effect, daily needs and use

All about collagen – effect, daily needs and use

Collagen is currently particularly popular in the beauty and wellness area: The structural protein is designed to smooth our skin, make joints resilient and tune our body composition. But what is collagen? What effect does it have and how to best...
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from Mag. Margit Weichselbraun
on 16.10.2023