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Studies: Anyone who buys organic is happy to reward themselves with sweets

Studies: Anyone who buys organic is happy to reward themselves with sweets

In the course of a study, researchers in the USA found that people who endeavor to shop ecologically and ethically correctly sometimes like to reward themselves for this. These rewards are often unhealthy treats that contain a lot of sugar, fat or salt. Live ecologically and ethically.

Pensions: Long Term Care Insurance Test

Pensions: Long Term Care Insurance Test

Closing the gap in long-term care with long-term care allowance insurance 14.04.2015 The number of people in need of long-term care in Germany is increasing. According to estimates by the Federal Statistical Office, around three million people in Germany will need help in five years. Statutory long-term care insurance alone is not enough for many.

Facebook knows us better than friends & partners

Facebook knows us better than friends & partners

“Like” clicks on Facebook show a lot about personality Anyone who posts a “Like” comment on Facebook always shows the public something about preferences and personality traits. Now US researchers have found that computers based on a sufficient number of “likes” can possibly even better judge character traits than friends, family and partners.

Eating disorders: Not only underweight can be a sign

Eating disorders: Not only underweight can be a sign

Not just underweight: eating disorders can have various signs Eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa (anorexia) and bulimia nervosa (addiction to food) have increased significantly in recent years. Such addictions often lead to underweight, but other signs can also indicate an eating disorder.

Brain training helps with sleep disorders

Brain training helps with sleep disorders

Combat mild sleep disorders with targeted training instead of medication A method of neurofeedback could eliminate minor sleep disorders. Those affected learn to direct their brain waves so that they can consciously create a sleep pattern. As a result, the sleep quality of patients improves, as Manuel Schabus, psychologist and sleep researcher at the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Salzburg reports in an interview with the news agency "APA".

Too much tofu mapped: 420 kidney stones removed during surgery

Too much tofu mapped: 420 kidney stones removed during surgery

Daily tofu on the menu: 420 kidney stones removed in emergency surgery According to studies, high meat consumption is unhealthy and increases the risk of various diseases such as some types of cancer. More and more consumers are therefore opting for vegetarian alternatives such as soy or seitan. In excess, however, can also harm health.