List: 40 Additional Sirtfoods

In addition to the top 20 sirtfoods, Aidan Goggins and Glen Matten recommend 40 other sirtuin-activating foods as part of their sirtfood diet. Fruits Apple Blackberries Cranberries Goji berries Raspberries Currants (black) Kumquats Plums Grapes (red) Vegetables and legumes Artichokes Broccoli Watercress Chicory (light) Broad beans Green beans Endive lettuce Pak Choi Shallots Asparagus White… Continue reading List: 40 Additional Sirtfoods

List: 20 Sirtfoods

The two Brits Aidan Goggins and Glen Matten have developed the currently most important Sirt Diet concept, to which we have compiled a summary here. In their diet, these are the 20 most important Sirt foods: Buckwheat Chili peppers (Birds Eye Chili) Dates (Medjoul variety) Strawberries Kale Green celery Green Tea Coffee Cocoa (pure, or… Continue reading List: 20 Sirtfoods

What is the German National Dish?

Germany has many regional dishes. And many dishes eaten by the majority of the population do not come from Germany: e.g. kebab, pizza or burgers. But what is actually traditionally eaten everywhere in Germany is sauerkraut. It is not for nothing that we are called “Krauts” abroad and “Sauerkraut” has been adopted into the English… Continue reading What is the German National Dish?

What does the German word “baerbocken” mean?

The German verb “baerbocken” (“to bearbock”) means “to falsify one’s resume”. It is derived from the name “Annalena Baerbock”. Baerbock is the candidate for chancellor of the German Green Party in 2021. She has published a resume with false information several times.

10 Things to do in Bonn

Planning to visit Bonn in Germany? Here are our ultimate 10 things you should do in Germanys former capital. Beethoven House This is a must – Beethoven’s birthplace at Bonngasse 20. There is not only a museum but also a very nice small garden, a research centre (Beethoven archive), a chamber music hall and a shop… Continue reading 10 Things to do in Bonn

Fridays for Future and the Reemtsma family – or why Luisa Neubauer should be transparent here

Luisa Neubauer is now the face of Fridays for Future in Germany. In addition to her, we’ve been hearing more about Carla Reemtsma lately. When I searched for her on Google, I found out that Carla is supposed to be Luisa’s cousin. And both are said to come from the Reemtsma family – yes, exactly… Continue reading Fridays for Future and the Reemtsma family – or why Luisa Neubauer should be transparent here

What are Sirtfoods?

Sirtfoods is a generic term for foods that have ingredients that stimulate sirtuin activity in the human body. Sirtuins are enzymes that perform certain tasks in cells. So far, seven sirtuins are known to exist in the human body. Essentially, they perform functions related to cell protection or cell metabolism. If you activate the sirtuins… Continue reading What are Sirtfoods?

Why believing in Karma can be totally conforming with being an Atheist

“Karma is a bitch” That is the usual proverb you will hear whenever Karma strikes somebody, mostly very badly. The whole concept of Karma of course has its origins in a religion. However, if you are an atheist like me, there are still some very good reasons to believe it exists. See, I am not… Continue reading Why believing in Karma can be totally conforming with being an Atheist

What is Waist to Height Ratio and why does it matter?

Waist to height ratio, or WHtR for short, measures how body fat is distributed throughout the body. Research has shown that a high WHtR value generally corresponds with a higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease which can ultimately lead to a heart attack, stroke and/or death. Heart disease is the number one cause of death… Continue reading What is Waist to Height Ratio and why does it matter?