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Friderike Gerlinger

Friderike Gerlinger

Online Health Editor / Home Economist

Friderike Gerlinger has always had a keen interest in science and, after obtaining her qualifications, first gained professional experience as a laboratory assistant in biotechnology. In 2010 she moved to the Hanseatic city of Hamburg, where she studied Ecotrophology (Home Economics) and then worked as a content editor for a FIT FOR FUN online weight loss programme. Today, Friderike brings her journalistic experience, her professional expertise and her enthusiasm for a healthy and active lifestyle to cerascreen.

Articles by Friderike Gerlinger
Allergies and intolerances: what is food sensitivity?

Allergies and intolerances: what is food sensitivity?

  Do you know the difference between an allergy and an intolerance? Stomach aches, itching, fatigue, sniffly nose – both allergies and intolerances can caus...

Pathogens and pollutants: what you should know

Pathogens and pollutants: what you should know

  Every day, we are exposed to a wide variety of environmental influences. If you want to protect your health, you should be wary of where certain dangers c...

what are macronutrients?

what are macronutrients?

  What are macronutrients? Macronutrients are food components that provide us humans with energy and include carbohydrates, fats and proteins. They are the ...

Blood group types: what blood type am I?

Blood group types: what blood type am I?

  What are blood types? Our blood group describes important characteristics of our red blood cells and determines whether our blood matches that of other pe...

Get your gut: what are probiotics?

Get your gut: what are probiotics?

  What are probiotics? What do probiotics do? Probiotics and probiotic foods are supposed to support the good bacteria in our gut and promote our health in ...

Broken heart syndrome: can your heart really break?

Broken heart syndrome: can your heart really break?

  The human body is made up numerous organs – each one as impressive as the next. So, why is it that the heart is most commonly associated with our emotions...

What is anaemia: typical anaemia symptoms

What is anaemia: typical anaemia symptoms

  What is anaemia? Anaemia is a sign from our body that we have a nutrient or mineral deficiency, such as iron deficiency or vitamin B12 deficiency. Did you...

Pollen allergy: prepare for hay fever season!

Pollen allergy: prepare for hay fever season!

  While many of us are rejoicing the arrival of spring later on this week – after a long, difficult winter – some of us may not be too excited. And for good...

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