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hay fever season and cross-reactivity

Spring is coming and, with it, hay fever – we get a runny nose, sneeze, and feel groggy. So why does a blissful bite into an apple suddenly cause shortness of breath, stomach cramps, and diarrhea? The trigger may be cross-reactivity. How does this happen? The immune system protects our bodies against germs. If viruses […]

not all fats are equal

FAT… rarely is a food nutrient as full of negative connotations and as condemned as fat is. However, fat can do much more than make us gain weight. Fat can also help us stay fit and healthy and even helps to prevent diseases! Not all fats are equal: Fats are classified into saturated, unsaturated, and […]

delayed food allergies and overweight

Certainly you know this: you try out the most different diets, sign up in the gym, you run the stairs instead of taking the elevator, you eat more fruits and vegetables and forgo sweets. But whatever you try, you just do not lose weight or have the kilos again after a short time. Frustration is […]

Too much gas in your gut?

Friday, March 3, 2017

Low amounts of gases in your intestines are very normal. During digestion, beneficial bacteria produce gases that normally do not cause any problems. Certain factors can, however, promote the accumulation of intestinal gases, resulting in bloating. Such factors include, for example, foods that cause flatulence, fast food, stress, diseases, and certain medications. Here are ways […]

Our Intestines Brains of Midsection

Our intestines – the all-rounders Over a length of several meters, our intestines digest all of the food that we consume. Our muesli for breakfast, our lunch in the cafeteria, and the birthday cream tart. Yet our intestines can do much more than just taking care of digestion or excretion. They control what gets in, […]

If you have an allergic reaction to food

Friday, February 3, 2017
food allergy

Delicious plum cake, gently melting sorbet, crunchy salads—culinary delights that cause discomfort for many people, especially people who have a type I for type III food allergy and/or a food intolerance. Type I and type III allergy – What is the difference? With type I allergy, an immediate reaction is seen seconds or minutes after […]

Enjoying foods with nut allergies

Thursday, January 19, 2017
Nut allergy

Nuts are packets of energy. They are rich in fat and protein and contain vital vitamins and mineral nutrients. Yet as healthy as nuts may be, they cause problems for many people. They can trigger allergic reactions and reactions that are similar to allergies. If your throat swells closed immediately after eating a peanut, you […]

mood foods

The ImuPro Team wishes you a good, healthy, and happy New Year 2017. Certain foods can have a positive effect on our mood. These mood foods can put you in a good mood, lower stress sensitivity, provide warmth, liven you up, and dispel sleepiness—use this knowledge to get a good and happy start to the […]

gluten free christmas stollen

Christmas is just around the corner… the time of the year when everybody with a sweet tooth loves baking and eating tasty Christmas stollen. Well, almost everybody. For quite a number of people, this is normally a pleasure followed by pain: for all those, who cannot eat foods (e.g. stollen) containing gluten, eggs and milk […]

Nutty Christmas treats

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
nut alternatives

Nuts are healthy sources of energy. They contain valuable vitamins, mineral nutrients, trace elements, and polyunsaturated fatty acids. They are said to have a positive influence on the heart, blood vessels, and concentration. As healthy as nuts may be, many people do not tolerate peanuts, cashews, hazelnuts, and other nuts. However: if you do not […]