Does sunscreen prevent the formation of vitamin D?

Questionable health trends are recurring, but rarely are they as dangerous as this one: Some people deliberately do without sunscreen – for fear of vitamin D deficiency. Does this make sense? In fact, there are articles on the internet that describe sunscreens as a “disruptive factor in vitamin D formation” and advise you to sit […]

Bitter Zucchini, Pumpkins and Cucumbers can be poisonous

It would be better to avoid using zucchini, pumpkins and cucumbers if they taste bitter. Because the bitter substances can have unpleasant or life-threatening effects. The members of the cucurbitaceae family include zucchini, pumpkins and cucumbers. All cucurbits can produce so-called cucurbitacines: bitter substances that have been bred out of the edible varieties. And for […]

Dentists warn of tooth enamel disorders

Children and adolescents in Germany are increasingly suffering from so-called chalk teeth. On average, already ten to 15 percent of children affected by this disorder in the enamel, as the German Society of Dental, Oral and Maxillofacial announced on Thursday in Berlin. In the twelve-year-old already have more than every third child chalk teeth. They […]