How to Improve Sleep?

As most of us know sleep is an incredibly powerful and essential function of life. We spend approximately a third of our lives sleeping. Why is that? Because our bodies need sleep…
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InnoSuisse supports Diabetes-Study

Title of the Study  ‘Diabetes coaching’ physical activity and nutrition coaching for type 2 diabetics Intention of the Study This two-arm, randomized controlled trial will examine patients’ disease progression during…
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SNF supports Depression-Study

Project Title ‘Physical Activity Counselling in Patients with Major Depressive Disorders’ Project Partners Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF)DSGB der Universtität BaselPsychiatrische Dienste SolothurnPrivatklinik Wyss AG, Psychiatrie, Psychotherapie und PsychosomatikKlinik Sonnenhalde…
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Five Longevity Myths

1) “Once the cartilage is gone, it’s gone for ever” If you look at the average older person showing up with worn-down joints and degraded or damaged cartilage, how active…
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Are you fit enough for surgery?

Physical fitness and general health have an influence on morbidity and mortality for the period before, during and after major surgery. With preoperative training measures, physiological reserves can be achieved…
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Cardio Vascular Disease

There are unchangeable risk factors for the occurrence of cardiovascular diseases (age, sex, heredity) as well as changeable risk factors. High blood pressure, diabetes, smoking, obesity, and physical inactivity are…
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Overweight & Obesity

Poor diet and the lack of physical activity are the main risk factors for overweight and obesity. Consequently, an increase in regular physical activity for any measure in the prevention…
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Can you trick your Body to burn Fat?

AMPK (Activated Protein Kinase) and PGC-1alpha (Proliferator-Activated receptor y co-activator 1 alpha)….sorry for those complicated terms, but both compounds stimulate the mitochondria to make them more efficient fat burner. They…
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Some Insights about Fat

What means fat? There are numerous types of fat. Your body makes its own fat from taking in excess calories. Some fats are found in foods from plants and animals…
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Fat building Hormones

There are 3 Fat producing Hormones Estrogen Cortisol Insulin In this post we do not talk about estrogen, but concentrate on cortisol and insulin only. Talking about insulin and cortisol—or…
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How bad is Cholesterol?

Eating cholesterol and saturated fat raises cholesterol levels in the blood is just a myth. The diet-heart hypothesis—which holds that eating cholesterol and saturated fat raises cholesterol in our blood—originated with…
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Some tips to balance your hormones

What’s the role of hormones? Hormones play a critical role in our body’s chemistry, carrying messages between cells and organs. Hormones affect our body’s functions, from growth and sexual development…
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What means Ketosis?

Definition of Ketosis Ketosis is a natural state for the body, when it primarily generates energy by fat. This state appears normally during fasting, or when applying to a low-carb,…
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