Some people wear glasses as a fashion statement. Others prefer to disguise their poor vision and wear contact lenses. And some people even undergo corrective laser surgery. We’d like to know: how good is your vision? Do you need corrective lenses?
Anyone who is sedentary for an extended period runs the risk of his arms or legs falling asleep. How exactly does that happen and are there any risks?
Varying amounts of meat are eaten around the world. In Europe and the US, consumption is stagnating. In Asia it's increasing significantly. Experts say the per capita consumption is too high.
There are all sorts of dietary fats, from butter, to oils, to margarine. Though fats have a reputation for causing weight gain, they’re essential to cooking. The healthiest and most flavorful dietary fats.
We're often told to "get out into the fresh air." It's supposed to be especially good for our health. It's even been claimed that fresh air protects us from cancer.
They look sexy! That’s enough to make some women throw all warnings to the wind and wear high heels. But the consequences may be more serious than they’d imagined.
Its leaves are white, because it only grows in the dark. But for healthy vitamins and minerals, chicory is unsurpassed. It deserves a place in every cuisine, especially during winter.
In Good Shape is the weekly health show on DW, covering all aspects of health care: what’s new in medical treatment, alternative medicine, wellness and fitness – as well as nutrition and beauty. In our studio interview we discuss topics in-depth with specialists, and offer you opportunities to pose your own questions.