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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Spirulina

Spirulina: Effect and intake of blue algae

For millennia, spirulina kelp has been a traditional source of food for some indigenous cultures in Africa and Central America. However, in recent years this small power pack has also gained in popularity in the Western world. No wonder, because the...

Micronutrients for the holiday

This year too, holidays are a hot topic. We have some practical tips for your next trip and will show you why you should ensure sufficient micronutrient care before you start your holiday.
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Folic acid for men: Effect on fertility

Although folic acid is often associated with female health, recent studies show that this nutrient can also positively affect male fertility. In our article, we go into more detail about the importance of folic acid for men.
Vegan with a good vitamin B12 status

Vitamin B12 for vegans

Vitamin B12, also known as cobalamin, should be used by people with a lacto-vegetarian or vegan diet. As a vegan or vegetarian with low milk and egg consumption, there is an increased risk of developing a deficiency. What are the sources of...
Vitamin B12 deficiency

Vitamin B12 deficiency: Symptoms, consequences and treatment

Vitamin B12 is an essential vitamin that is vital for many functions in the body. Among other things, it plays a central role in the formation of red blood cells, in cell renewal and the functioning of the nervous system. A severe deficiency may...

Vitamin B12 – effect, occurrence, daily requirement & values

More and more people are deciding to give up animal-based foods for a variety of reasons. Those who opt for a purely plant-based diet should pay special attention to one particular vitamin for the sake of their health: the B vitamin "B12". 
Mitochondria

The mitochondria explained easily & tips for strengthening them

Whoever talks of life energy is also talking about the mitochondria. But what exactly are the mitochondria and how can their performance be optimised?
Regeneration is needed after exercise.

Regeneration after exercise: Information & tips for muscles etc.

It’s not just professionals who can train hard. Even amateur athletes often push themselves to their limits, put every spare minute into training and are constantly trying to improve. Keyword: Weekend Warriors. In other words, people who hardly...

Omega 3 during pregnancy: EPA & DHA for pregnant women

Omega 3 fatty acids – especially DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) and EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) – are essential for healthy development, which is why they play a major role in pregnancy. The omega 3 fatty acid DHA in particular plays a decisive role...
Woman ill after sport

The open window effect explains: Why you get sick more easily after exercise

Open window, let fresh air in. Particularly during the time of the pandemic, regular ventilation was thought to reduce virus concentrations and thus to be beneficial to health. However, athletes have experience of the opposite to their cost – the...
All about magnesium – effect, daily requirement and how to take it

Magnesium – effect, daily requirement and how to take it

Our body needs magnesium for many different functions. Therefore, it must be adequately nourished via the intake of food. In this article you will learn everything about magnesium: its effect and use, the daily requirement and more.
Food supplement - capsule shell

Supplements – Which are useful, tips and much more

Food supplements are popular among the population. But what are the benefits of these preparations? What differentiates them from each other? And how should you take them? We would like to clarify this.