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Beware of house dust mites

The high season for house dust mite allergy starts when the heating period starts. Around six percent of the Swiss population is affected, and they react with sneezing attacks, watery eyes and a runny nose. A few certified products and tips


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More care for colder days

When the temperature drops, the skin stores less water and hardly produces sebum. It feels rough and brittle, and can become red and even itchy. An additional protective layer helps stressed skin – for example with certified products for skin and body care.

Lactose-free High Protein products at Migros

Proteins are vital. We need them to build muscles, organs and immune cells, for example. Protein-rich products make sense for people with allergies or intolerances if, as a result of the restriction, they do not consume enough protein. Migros is expanding its range of lactose-free «High Protein» products that bear the Allergy Seal of Quality.

A strong start to the day

The fact is that a full breakfast provides the ideal basis for an active day. But you don't always have time in the morning. Muesli the perfect solution, easy and quick to prepare – even for people with a food allergy or intolerance. Let you inspire by the wide selection at Coop.

The Allergy Seal of Quality – this is checked for foods

The manufacturer determines for which allergies or intolerances the product is suitable and has this checked by Service Allergie Suisse SA. In the case of foods, for example, it is checked whether the claims and criteria stated on the packaging with regard to allergy and intolerance triggers are correct, e.g. lactose-free, gluten-free, without milk, etc. The criteria for the certification of foods can be downloaded here.

The Allergy Seal of Quality – this is checked for cosmetics

Whether a product is suitable for sensitive and allergy-prone skin is determined by the manufacturer and then has this checked and confirmed by Service Allergie Suisse. In the case of cosmetics, for example, it is checked if the products do not contain any of the 26 chemical and allergenic substances. Read the criteria for the certification of cosmetics.