We wanted to launch our subscription program over a year ago. We explained exactly why in this article. But the app world is tough and development there is extremely fast. As soon as you have programmed something, something changes again and you have to "program afterwards". Of course, this only pays off if you employ your own developers or invest a lot of money. As we don't … [Read more...] about Ask Ingrid – current updates
Milk from cows with horns is said to be less allergenic and better tolerated by lactose intolerant people. That's the information you keep reading online. Some processors have now specialized in products from horned cows, precisely because they are healthier. But is that the case? The cow's horn Cows have horns. Or had. Because almost all the cows you meet today, even on … [Read more...] about Horned cow: Is milk from cows with horns healthier and less allergenic?
Detox cures and detox patches are on everyone's lips. Gossip magazines and blogs are overflowing with detox recipes, testimonials and advertising. But what's the detox hype all about? Our food is not "pure", we always take in substances that the body does not need or that could harm it. We are actively or passively exposed to cigarette smoke, repeatedly come into contact with … [Read more...] about Detox cure and detox patches: does detoxification work?
Today it's once again about our "Ask Ingrid!" app. In this app, you can enter your intolerances and food is then filtered according to compatibility. There is also a community rating. Over 100,000 reviews from those affected are now included here. As a person affected, you can see how many users with the same intolerances tolerate this food well or badly. What you earn with … [Read more...] about Ask Ingrid: News
Do you know "junk books"? This is a term introduced by Jan Höpker in his blog. He defines it like this: Scrap books are how-to books written by cheap ghostwriters with no professional expertise. Fake reviews, pseudonyms with fictitious qualifications and other lies are used in their marketing, creating the false impression that these are high-quality books by real experts, … [Read more...] about Focus on “scrap books”
Lately I've been getting a lot of emails wanting to know what resistant starch is and whether it's possible to get flatulence from resistant starch. What is resistant starch? We know strength. We use it as a powder to thicken sauces or know it as an ominous ingredient in pasta, potatoes or rice that supposedly makes us fat. It is the starch that makes risotto, for example, so … [Read more...] about Resistant starch – what is it?
When I wrote my first book(which is now in its 6th edition), I had to find a publisher to publish it. Terms like self-publishing or print-on-demand didn't exist back then. The downside was that it was a lot of work to write manuscripts, then send them to publishers and possibly get a rejection. The advantage for readers was that a publisher is interested in distributing … [Read more...] about Purchased reviews and bad books
Should I be vaccinated against Covid-19 despite histamine intolerance? This blog post has put me in the realm of writer's block for the first time in my career as a journalist. The coronavirus vaccination issue is emotionally charged and is being discussed in the media, especially on social media, in an incredibly undifferentiated way and with frighteningly false arguments. … [Read more...] about Corona vaccination and histamine intolerance
A new chapter in the history of the nmi portal is now opening: We are making a podcast: Nutrition Monologues. Michael actually wanted to talk to various people from the food sector, but Corona put a spanner in the works. And that's how the "nutrition monologues" came about, which means that Michael will be doing the podcast alone. As soon as the COVID-19 measures allow, … [Read more...] about Podcast about nutrition
When I started building the nmi portal over 10 years ago, the term "Dr. Google" on. Asking Dr. Google meant googling a few of his symptoms and then coming across all sorts of websites that list diseases that go with them. And the deeper you delved into this web search, the more serious the illness became. And so what felt like 100% of searches for "stomach ache" or "sore … [Read more...] about Dr. Facebook