Glossary2019-10-21T21:40:44+01:00

Glossary

So that you always have the overview

Terms such as notuna, beyondmeat, etc. ghost through the net. We explain them to you in our glossary. Here you will find an overview of many technical terms and suitable explanations to make your MyVeegle experience even better.

Albumin2019-10-21T21:42:44+01:00

Declaration:

Albumin is a protein.

example:

This form of protein can be found in the following products:

  • Milk
  • Eggs
  • Meat
  • Fish
  • Potatoes
  • Pulses

 

Alcohol2019-10-21T21:56:14+01:00

Declaration:

Alcohol can be divided into two groups: Good alcohols nourish the skin and have a re-greasy effect. Poor alcohols dry out the skin, damage our cells and cause premature skin aging.

example:

Good alcohols: Cetyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Alcohol, Stearyl Alcohol, Lauryl Alcohol, Myristyl Alcohol, Palmitoleyl Alcohol, Oleyl Alcohol, Arachidyl Alcohol, Lanolin Alcohol, C 14-22 Alcohols

Poor alcohols: Alcohol Denat., Alcohol, Ethanol, Ethyl Alcohol, SD Alcohol, Methanol, Propyl Alcohol, Propanol, Isopropanol, Isopropyl Alcohol, Benzyl Alcohol, Phenethyl Alcohol

Almond milk2019-10-21T21:49:15+01:00

Declaration:

Almond milk is also obtained almonds. Unfortunately, however, the cultivation of almonds is not really sustainable. You need a lot of water and the transport route is very long.

example:

Almond milk contains many saturating fiber and protein.

Aloe Vera2019-10-21T21:53:52+01:00

Declaration:

Aloe Vera is obtained from a plant

example:

It has a calming effect and is therefore successfully used in impure and damaged skin.

Arnica2019-10-21T21:53:35+01:00

Declaration:

Arnica is extracted from a plant

example:

Arnica has antibacterial effects and is therefore used for inflammation

Aspik/Sülze2019-10-21T21:44:07+01:00

Declaration:

Aspik or sülze is made from clarified fish, meat or vegetable broth and gelatin.

example:

Sülze is often found in the sausage department.

Avocado oil2019-10-21T21:53:21+01:00

Declaration:

Avocado oil is a vegetable oil derived from the fruits of the avocado tree

example:

Avocado oil has a very wound healing effect and is therefore not only used in cooking, but also in cosmetics.

Bamboo2019-10-21T21:57:52+01:00

Declaration:

Bamboo is one of the most sustainable materials for the production of textiles: super soft, beautiful fabric

example:

T-shirts, underwear and socks

Beyond meat2019-09-16T21:34:43+01:00

Declaration:

Means time “by meat”

Buckwheat milk2019-10-21T21:49:32+01:00

Declaration:

is made from buckwheat

example:

This milk is gluten-free and meets our normal protein requirements.

Casein2019-10-21T21:46:13+01:00

Declaration:

Casein is a milk protein.

example:

Used, for example, for the production of cheese.

 

Citric acid2019-10-21T21:55:42+01:00

Declaration:

The “acidity of lemon” is very widespread in nature. This is used in apples, pears, cherries and many other fruits. Even in the human body, citric acid is produced.

example:

Citric acid is used as a cleaning agent in the household. Furthermore, the active ingredient can also be found in hair and care products.

Clean Meat (in vitro meat)2019-10-21T21:47:03+01:00

Declaration:

The production is caused by the fact that stem cells are taken from animals so that meat grows in reagent bowls. This has the advantage that no animals have to be killed or tortured

example:

The following meat can be produced using this method:

  • Pork
  • Cow meat
  • Chicken meat
Coconut2019-10-21T21:50:06+01:00

Declaration:

Coconut milk is made from coconuts.

example:

Coconut milk is good for a low-carb diet and has plenty of magnesium.

Cod liver oil2019-10-21T21:41:49+01:00

Declaration:

Lebertran is derived from cod liver.

example:

Lebertran can be found in the following products: moisturizers and lotions, vitamins and dietary supplements.

Collagen2019-10-21T21:45:25+01:00

Declaration:

Collagen is obtained from the skin, bones and connective tissues of animals such as cows, chickens, pigs and fish.

example:

The following foods have a high collagen content:

  • Eggs
  • Yams
  • Salmon
  • Oatmeal
  • red vegetables and fruit (raspberries, tomatoes, strawberries, elderberry, cherry, beetroot)
Core soap2019-10-21T21:55:57+01:00

Declaration:

Is the mother of all soaps and consists of fats (also here pay attention to vegetable, because there are also core soaps from animal fats)

example:

Since core soap cleans particularly strongly, it is good to use against pimples, blackheads and acne. In addition, core soap is also used as an all-round product in the household.

 

Cotton2019-10-21T21:51:22+01:00

Declaration:

Cotton is a natural fibre obtained from the seed hairs of the cotton plant.

example:

The following clothes can be made of cotton: T-shirts, sweaters, jackets etc.

Creatine2019-10-21T21:54:41+01:00

Declaration:

Obtained from ground hooves, feathers, horns of animals

example:

Creatine acts like an energy store and keeps the skin on tension

Elastin2019-10-21T21:45:07+01:00

Declaration:

Elastin is obtained from neck ligaments and the aorta from cattle.

example:

The following products have elastin: cold water fish, such as salmon, herring or sardines.

Elastin2019-10-21T21:53:07+01:00

Declaration:

Elastin is there to ensure that the connective tissue remains elastic

example:

Elastin is used in care products such as moisturizers, after-sun lotions, hair shampoos and hair conditioners

Flexetarians2019-09-16T21:36:48+01:00

Declaration:

Vegetarians who eat meat from time to time

Flexetarians2019-10-21T21:59:00+01:00

Declaration:

Vegetarians who eat meat from time to time

Gelatine2019-10-21T21:44:28+01:00

Declaration:

It is obtained from bones of skin, tendons, ligaments and bones and usually comes from cattle and pigs.

example:

Gelatin is usually used in the production of gummy bears or other sweets.

Genetical modified organism (GMO)2019-10-21T21:47:30+01:00

Declaration:

This means that certain organisms have been intentionally modified by genetic engineering methods and thus no longer correspond to the hereditin system.

example:

GMO is often used for the following products: fats, oils or starch products as well as additives e.g. lecithin

Glycogen2019-10-21T21:55:13+01:00

Declaration:

Taken from the muscles of dead animals

example:

Glycogen ensures that the moisture of the skin is preserved and thus nourishes the skin

Hemp2019-10-21T21:58:11+01:00

Declaration:

Hemp is a genus of plants in the hemp family. Hemp is one of the oldest crops and ornamental plants on earth

example:

Hemp is relatively new on the market. The product has a low carbohydrate content and a high content of unsaturated fatty acids.

Honey2019-10-21T21:43:16+01:00

Declaration:

Honey is produced by bees. This is also the food of these animals.

example:

Honey is widely used in the household, whether it’s cooking, a cold in tea or simply bread spread.

 

Hops2019-10-21T21:52:49+01:00

Declaration:

Hops are extracted from a plant

example:

Hops have traditionally been used for poorly healing wounds and skin inflammation. Nowadays, hops are also used in preparations for dry and mature skin.

House bubble2019-10-21T21:42:24+01:00

Declaration:

House bubble is extracted from a fish bubble.

example:

This secretion is mainly used to clarify wine and beer.

 

Hyaluron2019-10-21T21:54:12+01:00

Declaration:

There is vegetable and animal hyaluron. The animal obtained from the red dye of shield lice; there are also plant variants that are produced biotechnologically

example:

Herbal Hyaloron is available from Dr. Grandel and Phyris. Hyaluron is mostly used in day creams, is currently sold as a frequent “wrinkle filler” that makes the skin look fresher.

Hydrogen peroxide2019-10-21T21:55:27+01:00

Declaration:

Hydrogen peroxide is made from hydrogen and atomic oxygen and is a liquid compound

example:

Hydrogen peroxide can be used for: surface cleaning and disinfection; Remove stains from white laundry; Remove mold

Jackfruit2019-10-21T21:48:02+01:00

Declaration:

The jack fruit grows on a jack fruit tree and descends from the plant species mulberry family.

example:

From the immature fruit you can make good meat dishes, because the structure is like meat.

Keratin2019-10-21T21:44:44+01:00

Declaration:

Keratin is derived from the skin, bones and connective tissues of animals such as chickens, chickens, pigs and fish.

example:

The following products have a particularly high amount of creatine: yoghurt, quark, chicken and turkey meat, lentils, soybeans and mungo beans.

Lactose2019-10-21T21:45:56+01:00

Declaration:

Lactose is a lactose.

example:

Lactose is often found in dairy products. More and more people are allergic to lactose, and there are therefore lactose-free products. Herbal products are a good alternative.

Lard / Tallow2019-10-21T21:43:50+01:00

Declaration:

Lard or sebum consists of animal fats.

example:

The fat is separated from the meat, melted, boiled and cleaned, then used for cooking, baking or preserving.

Lupin milk2019-10-21T21:48:45+01:00

Declaration:

Is made from lupins here; is mostly available regionally, new on the market

example:

The lupin milk is similar in taste to pea milk. Lupin milk also has a high protein content.

Notuna2019-10-21T21:57:37+01:00

Declaration:

No tuna

example:

 

Nylon/Polyester2019-10-21T21:51:06+01:00

Declaration:

Nylon is a fully synthetic synthetic fibre made from carbon, water and air.

example:

Nylon is used in blouses, shirts, sportswear, etc.

Oat milk2019-10-21T21:50:20+01:00

Declaration:

Oat milk is made from oatmeal and water

example:

Oat milk can lower cholesterol and also contains a lot of iron. Unfortunately, she is not gluten free

Parabens2019-10-21T21:46:31+01:00

Declaration:

It is a plastic in liquid form. Unfortunately, this is very difficult to biodegradable and is therefore bad for the environment.

example:

Parabens are usually found in cosmetic products such as:

  • Ritual
  • Lush

 

Pea milk2019-10-21T21:49:00+01:00

Declaration:

is made from peas.

example:

Pea milk is the favorite among milk alternatives in the US. It is free of soy, nuts and gluten-free.

Pepsin2019-10-21T21:41:33+01:00

Declaration:

Pepsin is extracted from the stomachs of pigs.

example:

Pepsin is used to make cheese or other protein-containing foods.

Plant bases2019-10-21T21:46:48+01:00

Declaration:

This means that it is a diet that is largely or entirely plant-based.

example:

The following foods will be available for this diet:

  • Vegetables
  • Cereals
  • Nuts
  • Seeds
  • Legumes and fruits
  • few or no animal products.

 

Plant cheese2019-10-21T21:58:26+01:00

Declaration:

Plant cheese is an alternative to cheese and consists of nuts, coconut oil and other fats

example:

 

Plant meat2019-10-21T21:58:44+01:00

Declaration:

Plant meat consists mostly of soy/tofu, peas/chickpeas, wheat egg white/Seitan

example:

Vegetable sausages, vegetable schnitzel, vegetable nuggets, vegetable burgers, etc.

Plant milk2019-09-16T21:35:17+01:00

Declaration:

Milk from plant sources

example:

Hemp, Soy, Rice, Coconut, Oats, Nuts

Public welfare economy2019-10-21T21:57:20+01:00

Declaration:

The idea of an economic system that promotes the common good and is based on values such as cooperation, sharing, responsibility, compassion and solidarity.

example:

 

Rice milk2019-10-21T21:49:46+01:00

Declaration:

Rice milk is made from wholegrain rice. This is first ground and then poured with plenty of boiling water and then mixed.

example:

Is the most allergenic milk of all alternatives and is therefore suitable for someone who has to deal with intolerances.

Rosehip oil2019-10-21T21:51:37+01:00

Declaration:

The Hagenbutten oil is extracted from the rose hip.

example:

Hagenbuttenoil is mostly used in post-creams to speed up the skin regeneration process.

Seitan2019-09-15T23:52:20+01:00

Declaration:

Wheat protein without starch, suitable as a meat substitute, approx. 20 protein, very tasty and good consistency

example:

Very popular as a meat substitute, tastes like chicken; available in many supermarkets, including Tegut

Seitan2019-10-21T21:59:20+01:00

Declaration:

Wheat protein without starch, suitable as a meat substitute, approx. 20 protein, very tasty and good consistency

Example:

Very popular as a meat substitute, tastes like chicken; available in many supermarkets, including Tegut

Shellac2019-10-21T21:43:34+01:00

Declaration:

Shellac is extracted from the bodies of female shield lice.

example:

In the following products, shellpolish can be used without a maximum quantity limit:

  • Confectionery and chocolate
  • Coffee beans
  • Food supplements
  • Etc.
Soda2019-10-21T21:56:47+01:00

Declaration:

Soda consists of various natural mixtures.

example:

In the cosmetics industry, soda is often used as a substitute for shampoo.

Soda2019-10-21T21:57:02+01:00

Declaration:

Soda is a natural salt

example:

Soda is used in the household as an all-purpose weapon: for cleaning, baking and personal care

Soy2019-10-21T21:48:29+01:00

Declaration:

Soy is made from the soybean and is originally from China

example:

Products made from soybeans such as tofu, tempeh and soy granules are protein-rich foods

Soy milk2019-10-21T21:50:51+01:00

Declaration:

Soy milk is made from soybeans and is therefore a herbal drink.

example:

Has almost the same protein content as normal cow’s milk and can also be foamed. Unfortunately, not everyone can tolerate soy milk.

Stearic acid2019-10-21T21:54:27+01:00

Declaration:

Derived from pork fat or beef tallow

example:

Stearic acid is used in the following applications: Body Crems; Shampoos and conditioners; Make-up and sun care

Tempeh2019-09-15T23:50:51+01:00

Declaration:

meat substitute, consisting of fermented soybeans; is made from soybeans and not from soy milk such as tofu

example:

More flavor than tofu, tastes fried and lightly creamed, very tasty and has a good consistency

Tofu2019-10-21T21:48:15+01:00

Declaration:

Tofu is made from white soybeans processed into soy milk

example:

The product is versatile, whether you marinate it, smoke it, roast it, etc.

Umami2019-10-21T21:41:05+01:00

Declaration:

Umami is the fifth flavor (sweet, sour, bitter, salty, umami) and translates as “taste good” or “delicious”.

example:

Which foods reflect the natural umami taste?

  • Cheese products
  • Meat and fish
  • Yeast extract
  • Soy sauce
  • Celery and Celery Seed
  • Broth
  • Fish Fund
  • Tomatoes
  • Shiitake
  • Algae
  • Dashi broth
Urea2019-10-21T21:54:57+01:00

Declaration:

Urea is a urea

example:

Urea should be able to stabilize the moisture balance of the skin again.

Vegan2019-09-15T23:50:33+01:00

Declaration:

Vegan is an art term, people who do not consume products of animal origin refer to themselves as vegan

example:

Vegans feed on plants without meat, eggs, fish, milk, etc., and do not wear leather clothing

Vegan wine2019-09-15T23:52:22+01:00

Declaration:

Wines are not all vegetable, they are “beautified”, i.e. clarified with protein

example:

Look at the V for vegan; also in the supermarket there is vegetable wine e.g. at REWE a vegan organic chardonnay

vegetarian2019-09-16T21:36:50+01:00

Declaration:

Vegetarians forgo eating meat and fish

example:

Products of animals such as milk, yogurt, etc. are eaten

Vinegar2019-10-21T21:56:30+01:00

Declaration:

Vinegar is a sour-tasting condiment and preservative and is available in different varieties

example:

Used a lot in the household and during cooking.

Vitamin D32019-10-21T21:42:59+01:00

Declaration:

Vitamin D3 is made from fish liver oil or sheep’s wool.

example:

Which foods contain vitamin D3?

  • High-fat meat
  • Liver
  • Oysters
  • Butter, Milk, Eggs
  • Sprouts and dandelions
  • Porcini mushrooms and shiitake mushrooms
  • Oatmeal
  • Yams
Whey2019-10-21T21:45:41+01:00

Declaration:

Whey is a Me by-product.

example:

Whey is the liquid part that can be secreted to cheese or quark after clotting.

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