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We aim to provide well-researched, independent advice on matters regarding health and nutrition. We commission articles from experts and health writers with a view to having a comprehensive overview of relevant topics.

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We are continuously reviewing and updating our site- with the aim being a site which complies with the 'Health on the Net' principles (http://www.hon.ch/) as follows:

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