Nutrition

From waste to cooking oil

Marjolein de Jong27 June 2021
VU alumnus Sander Breedveld saves avocados from rotting in the rubbish bin.

‘Super coffee’ helps you get through the day

Marjolein de Jong26 May 2021
VU alumnus Stefan Wateler aims to conquer the world with coffee capsules with added vitamins and superfoods.

Does breast milk make men more feminine?

Marjolein de Jong6 April 2021
Research indicates that breast milk contains chemical contaminants that can result in the feminization of boys’ reproductive systems.

Placenta full of plastic?

Marjolein de Jong24 March 2020
It is highly likely that our bodies contain microplastics, but are they also inside the cells of unborn children?

'I traded business for television'

Marjolein de Jong30 October 2019
Sandra Ysbrandy had worked her way up the ladder at Rabobank, however she decided to set a radical new course for her career.

A healthy breakfast? Try pie!

Marjolein de Jong2 May 2019
Berend Eberson hopes to encourage the rest of the Netherlands to get their day off to a healthy start by eating cauliflower.

BACK ON THE BIKE AFTER A SPINAL CORD INJURY

Marjolein de Jong4 April 2019
A desire for exercise, but an inability to do so. For people with a spinal cord injury it's often the case. Rik Berkelmans wants this to change.

You too can be 120 with a clean bill of health!

Marjolein de Jong28 February 2019
VU Professor Andrea Maier has recently published a book which explains how we can stay healthy for as long as possible.