Mag. Margit Weichselbraun Mag. Margit Weichselbraun

Mag. Margit Weichselbraun

The fascinating world of micronutrients and emotional health topics is a great passion of the post-graduate nutritionist. The zealous wordsmith skillfully puts together contributions from various scientific sources, explaining complex topics in easily accessible terms. She is also a dedicated mum to two children.

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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". 

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?
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.

Magnesium tablets & Co. – the advantages and disadvantages of the pharmaceutical forms

Magnesium tablets, like magnesium capsules, are an established form of topping up your magnesium supply. Find out more about the advantages and disadvantages of these pharmaceutical forms here.
Calf cramps

Leg cramps – why they occur & what helps to prevent them

Painful leg cramps force us unexpectedly to our knees – but why do they occur? And what can we do about them?

What is astaxanthin? – All about benefits, use & dosage

Astaxanthin not only colours wild salmon and crabs pink through their intake of microalgae, it also shines with its powers as a super antioxidant. A summary of the effect, application and dosage of the marine antioxidant.

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.
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...

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...
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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