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?

My thoughts on the Paris attacks

Commentary by Diana Assad-Hashem. Since Friday’s attack in my mother’s home country of France, I have been trying to make sense, if you can make any when tragedy strikes again. I have been touched by the outpouring support everyone has shown to France and standing in solidarity by changing one’s profile picture to the tricolor.… Continue reading My thoughts on the Paris attacks