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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Oil pulling: Natural tooth cleaning & detoxification

Oil pulling has experienced a boom in recent years and is currently on everyone's lips. This principle is not new. But what is this health and beauty ritual precisely and to what extent does it affect the immune system?

Oxidative stress – how it happens and how to reduce it

What causes tomatoes to rot, flowers to wilt, our skin to age? The answer is – the oxidative processes that take place in the presence of oxygen. While oxidation is part of life, like the air we breathe, if oxidising substances get out of hand,...

Fascia training: How to loosen tight fascia with the roll

The hype around fasciae is not only widespread in professional sports, connective tissue fibres are also being rolled away in living rooms by means of a roll made out of hard foam today. With the right „roll-out“, back pain and cellulitis no...

Why am I constantly tired?

“Wakey, wakey Sleeping Beauty! A new day is waiting for you!” Despite the loving wake-up call, you can hardly manage to crawl out of bed. You’re tired, you drag yourself to the coffee machine to try and shake up your mind that’s still in...
Maskne: When the skin is irritated by wearing masks

Maskne: When the skin is irritated by wearing masks

The neologism maskne – a combination of “mask” and “acne” – is the new buzz word in the world of cosmetics. While wearing a mask over your mouth and nose prevents coronaviruses and other pathogens from entering the body, the frequent...
Falling pregnant:tips for women and men on how to achieve baby bliss

Getting pregnant: Advice for men and women trying for a baby

Home, job, partner - once the key cornerstones of life have been achieved, many people feel it is the perfect time to complete their happiness with a child. However, not everything in life always runs according to plan. The desire to have children...

Nutritional trend: Sirtfood

Sirtuins are the “MacGyvers” of enzymes. They help organisms to streamline their metabolism so that they can withstand adverse conditions. But what does this enzyme family actually have to do with our internal energy supply? And how can we...

Forest bathing: Welcome to the healing world of trees!

A hint of moss, the rustling of leaves, fresh leaf green. If you long for peace and relaxation in your life, you can immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the forest. Bathing between woody plants is not only balm for body, soul and spirit, it also...

Cholesterol: Bogeyman or little helper?

The fat-like substance itself is not bad in itself, it is even vital for our body. So when does cholesterol become a problem? And what about the two cholesterol levels – the “good” and “bad” cholesterol? We would like to clarify this.

Cortisol – A Closer Look at the Stress Hormone

Cortisol is a double-edged sword: although this stress hormone is a crucial part of our defenses against stress, increased cortisol levels over a prolonged period of time can have negative impacts on our health. We answer the most important...

The melatonin effect – and how it helps us get to sleep

Melatonin – the sleep hormone that makes us “ready for bed” can be used as a food supplement before bed and is the ideal travel companion on holiday. You can find out what melatonin does, how it is best taken and much more in our blog.
Studies: Iron and vitamin B12 supplements help optimize the nutrient profile of a vegetarian diet

Studies: Iron and vitamin B12 supplements help optimize the nutrient profile of a vegetarian diet

(Almost) everyone agrees that a plant-based diet offers certain health benefits. In the case of some of the more restrictive vegetarian diets, however, it is advisable to pay special attention to ensuring an adequate supply of nutrients. This has...
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