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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Gut health and allergies - how they are associated with each other

Does the gut play a role in allergies? It’s a legitimate question. After all, the digestive system contains almost 80% of all immune cells, and the immune system plays a leading role in allergic diseases. Let us throw some light on the matter.
The acid-base balance: helping us maintain a healthy equilibrium

The acid-base balance: helping us maintain a healthy equilibrium

Interesting facts and tips concerning the endogenous regulatory system: Our body is a true marvel whose metabolic processes are perfectly coordinated. Read more here about what our body does every day to keep us in balance.
Turmeric – King of spices

Turmeric – Queen of spices

What is delicately earthy in taste and radiates a lot of good-mood yellow? It is turmeric, the queen of spices and the main ingredient of yellow curry mixes. Find out here what makes turmeric so special and what the star of traditional Indian herbal...
Astragalus (Tragacanth) - benefits and how to take it

Astragalus (Tragacanth) - benefits and how to take it

Astragalus is a classic in traditional Chinese teaching designed to strengthen life energy and boost defences. However, the properties of Astragalus have also become more widespread in modern times, and above all, provide hope for allergy sufferers.
Folic acid – the cell vitamin: Important for our core functions

Folic acid – the cell vitamin: Important for our core functions

Folic acid is considered the quintessential pregnancy vitamin. But the water-soluble B vitamin is also important for people who aren’t expecting a baby – and throughout their lifetime too! You can find out what folic acid is, what we need it...

Biotin (Vitamin H) – for hair and skin

Biotin for skin and hair: A question of beauty. When it comes to nutritive care, biotin is simply a must. But what is biotin, which essential role does this water-soluble vitamin play and where is it contained?In this article you will learn...

Acne: What exactly is this and what can be used for it?

It accompanies you to the school ball, smiles happily in the class photo, packs its bags too for holiday camp: acne, which makes its presence felt for most teenagers during puberty. However, the mere fact that it is so widespread doesn’t mean that...
Gut skin axis: How skin and gut health are connected

Gut skin axis: How skin and gut health are connected

What do your intestines and your skin have in common? A lot. Although invisible to the naked eye, a look under the microscope reveals that both tissues are home to astonishing flora. With around one billion microorganisms per gram of intestinal...

Spring fatigue - what's it all about?

Spring at last! While some people are full of energy, others are afflicted by the notorious spring fatigue. But what is behind this slump in form - and what do our cells need so that we can enjoy this season full of energy?

Black caraway oil: Plant power with scientific backbone

Caraway, cumin (jeera), black caraway (Nigella) seed. What sounds confusingly similar in the German language differs from a botanical perspective. While all three named agents “bring spice into our lives” as spices, the traditional herbal...
Allergies - causes and natural remedies

Allergies - causes and natural remedies

Sneezing, colds, itching. If the body’s defences are launching bombs and grenades at something completely harmless, we could be in the middle of an allergy – including collateral damage. But what exactly is an allergy? And what are its causes?
Magnesium takes the wind out of the sails of high blood pressure

Magnesium takes the wind out of the sails of high blood pressure

High blood pressure (hypertension) is widespread. Nevertheless, many people only learn about their disease by chance. High blood pressure is not painful. In fact, just the opposite! Many sufferers even feel full of energy and fit. Nonetheless, the...
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