A light summery snack that you can prep in advance and assemble on the day
These days I longed for a burger, a healthy version of a burger. I made this Spicy beetroot burger last year in March and it was great. A few days back I made another healthy burger which my husband ate most of them. Ingredients for the beetroot burger: 250 g roasted beetroot peeled 250 g […]
Chia seeds are low in calories and high in nutrients and dietary fiber. In addition to beneficial fats and fatty acids, chia seeds provide a healthy amount of minerals including calcium, potassium, manganese, and zinc.
Hubby and I have pretty much always followed the Mediterranean diet since we’ve been in Italy. But lately we’re really stepping it up. The older we get, the easier it is to put on weight. And that’s one thing we don’t need. Plus our cholesterol levels have crept up lately, which is bad for our […]
For the record, I am not an expert cook in this area. However, I am an expert eater. I find more joy arises from sharing what makes us happy. Thus, I will be sharing what I do know from eating a lot of Mediterranean food. When I think of Mediterranean food, I think of roasted […]
Cod and chorizo are a match made in heaven. In this recipe, I’ve cooked them with some roasted veggies and a cannellini bean casserole and it was delicious. Ingredients for 2 people 2 frozen cod fillet 1 diced red onion 1 diced or pressed clove of garlic Handful chopped mushrooms Handful chopped chorizo 1 tin […]
Once I’ve taken off my trainers, stretched and recovered (slightly) from a painful workout, I need me some carbs… and I need them quickly. I’ve recently been throwing together this quick dish when a workout has left me ravenous. It’s very much inspired by my favourite Joe Wick’s recipe and a veggie dish my mum […]
The colon, or gut, is often referred to as the body’s “second brain.” The colon impacts virtually every system in the body. Poor colon health has been linked to fatigue, inflammatory disease, skin conditions, chronic disease, and even mental health issues. Most of the “feel good” hormones are produced in the gut, as well as […]
The body’s largest external organ is the skin, and it sure says a lot about what’s going on with our health. Unlike our internal organs, our skin physically shows us signs, such as “acne, contact dermatitis, benign tumours, cancers, atopic dermatitis (also called eczema), and psoriasis”(source). Skin signals and ailments can tell us if our hormones […]
Your liver does the heavy lifting when ridding your body of toxins. Here’s how to help it.
This day, sharp is your sight! 😉 Welcome back readers and friends from the US, Italy, Brazil, Tunisia, Algeria, Germany, the UK, Iceland, and Russia 😉 Losing weight came again as a question to us by Lewis yesterday, saying that: “Is drinking Juice would help in my weight loss, I’m over 200 pounds and I’m not 17 […]
We’ve all heard that it’s important to eat a good breakfast in the morning, but do you know why? Ask any parent and they’ll tell you that babies are hungry when they wake up. This happens because nature has wired us to eat relatively soon after waking. Perhaps the most important reason is that […]
The findings of an Italian clinical trial suggest that a low-calorie vegetarian diet may be as effective at reducing cardiovascular risk as a low-calorie Mediterranean diet. The scientists hope that their findings, which are now published in the journal Circulation, might raise awareness that the vegetarian diet can offer another option for reducing the risk of heart disease and stroke. The […]
Although blood glucose levels tend to be the primary concern in diabetes, there are a number of other systems which may be effected secondary to the diabetes. One of the most important considerations is your cardiovascular health. I have previously discussed the various health checks you should regularly get here. Of these considerations, cholesterol levels […]
Why is sugar our enemy? Weight gain, excess sugar gets converted to fat. Healthy fats, omega 3s and monounsaturated fats, can help increase metabolism. So it isn’t fat consumption that makes us fat, but the excess sugar. It is addictive and we crave it: see this wonderfully informative Ted-Ed talk about the dopamine response […]
Years back the biggest thing you heard from dietitians or nutritionists or even just the media was to stay away from fats. The stigma used to be that all fats were bad and if you eat fats, you are going to get fat. Fortunately for individuals like myself who study nutrition we now know that […]
While this is not an exhaustive list, the following are a few oils that I have tried and loved for many different ailments and reasons.
Do you know what are you putting on your body? Healthy living is from the inside out, so what you put on your skin matters as much as what you eat.
Did you realize that there are several ingredients in cosmetics that are harmful to your body? I sure didn’t. The EU bans over 1,100 chemicals and the us only has about 10 banned chemicals used in cosmetics. For me, that’s kind of a red flag! Let’s talk about some of these harmful ingredients. A.K.A. toxins. […]
While there’s an abundance of makeup products out on store shelves, many of them carry unnatural chemicals, dyes, and other ingredients. These products may apply beautifully, but the short-term pleasure isn’t entirely worth the long-term skin damage. Thankfully, you don’t have to go the store-bought makeup route—look in your pantry, and you’ll find ingredients to […]
Successful people wake up earlier. That doesn’t mean if you’re not a morning person you should become one. But I will say from personal experience the benefits may convert you. 1. Better Energy – Even if you’ve had a poor sleep or want to stay in bed longer, focus on the feeling after completing a […]
First blog post of the year! Whoop whoop! This post is brought to you by the lovely, endlessly brilliant Dr. Christina Mossaad as is a result of answering a science question for our exclusive, Patreon-only NFMSS Facebook group. Each member of this group get’s to ask one question a month DIRECTLY to our scientists. We […]
You know those people who literally live off of coffee? That definitely used to be me. I vividly remember when I started to guzzle coffee my senior year of high school and my habit only grow worse when I got sick and lost all of my energy. Coffee became an integral part of my life […]
A skin plays a vital role in enhancing the beauty. So keeping it healthy and smooth should be the main reason to look gorgeous. Everyone wishes to stay beautiful in today’s time. But the problem is their busy life & lack of care towards their skin needs. Here In this blog, we mentioned the some […]
Using any comb might be okay, but a wooden comb benefits are unbelievable. we always try to maintain healthy hair, prevent hair loss, treat dandruff and what not. Well, a wooden comb could solve all these problems for you.
It used to be health concerns were only for those over a certain age, but not anymore – health issues are hot topics for anyone at any age. I found out recently a person who is in her 30’s has to worry about high blood pressure and just the other day, a co-worker was rushed […]
Food should be enjoyable, food should be nourishing both for the body and the soul, food is a social thing, it can be art, it can be science. Good food can be quick or slow, simple or fancy, cheap or pricey. Any one can have good food that nourishes them, that contributes to health. Food […]
Although I used to prefer working out in the afternoon or evening, I now like starting the day by upping my heart rate. Recently, however, I’ve been trying to get into the habit of waking up in the early hours to workout. It’s something I find far more natural in the warmer months but something […]
Breakfast is literally the meal meant to ‘break the fast‘ from all the hours spent sleeping and it’s proven skipping it can cause a wave of bad chain reactions throughout the body, which can affect the outcome of your day.
Happy day everyone! It has been a hectic few weeks and I haven’t been able to spend time on my blog but wanted to take a moment and share a few things about ENERGY! Many of you have heard the saying that “Food is Fuel.” Food helps us get through the day, maintain focus, keeps […]
My neighbours totally hate me. Every day, they’re subjected to a shrill whirring that not even a heavy kitchen door can muffle. This irritating noise is preceded by the sounds of chopping and grating, with the occasional ‘ouch!’ when I over-enthusiastically slice my finger. They probably think I’m wielding a drill and making major home improvements. Nope, not into that. So what am I actually doing? Well, I’m juicing. Read more…
Tad windy out there today isn’t it UK peeps? Marley, our cat, is running around the house like a possessed thing, it feels like it’s been raining for a whole month and I honestly can’t remember the last time the sun was out. This is the very definition of #Januaryfeels!!! Anyway, on bleak January days […]
What you consume has a big impact on your mood .Do you think that there are foods that can help you tackle your mood swings? Well! yes there are foods that can help in overcoming depression, feel happier and these foods are healthy too.
A total dietary fiber intake should be 25 t 30 grams a day from food, not supplements. It is advised to eat more fibre and probably good for your health. To increase fibre in your diet, as a general rule, swap white, processed foods for brown, whole foods and eat plenty of fruit and […]
| By Jamie Stolarz | When we think of February, we think of Valentine’s Day, a time to celebrate love, share valentines, indulge in a few sweets, and get out those heart decorations. But did you know the heart theme continues through the month with a strong health message? February is American Heart Month. Why […]
Our bodies are incessantly fed chemicals, and that includes our skin. We asked natural beauty lover, DIY expert and natural skincare formulator Dominika Minarovic for some clean beauty recipies of her own to help us take control of our natural beauty and what we put on our skin. Here are some reciepes for all natural, chemical […]
Maintaining a radiant complexion is a battle fought on two fronts: externally with topical skin care and internally with a healthy lifestyle. No matter how amazing and miraculous your skin care products are, there is no replacement for eating right and exercising. But since “eating right” is so vague and reports on what is and […]
If you are fighting with acne and spots on your face, then this mask is for you. This mask would help to keep your face moist. It is a simple, easy mask to do that helps to get rid of culprit dark spot and dry unwanted skin. If your skin is oily, lemon juice is […]
by Melanie A. Albert, intuitive cooking expert, author, speaker, Founder & CEO Experience Nutrition Group, LLC This week I had the wonderful opportunity to lead an amazing Cooking Challenge Team Building with Visit Phoenix. For dessert, I decided to prepare the Sweet Potato Brownie and jazz it up with a raw cacao sauce and goji […]
Overtime, one of the biggest assistants in helping me lose weight and keep it off, was cooking EVERYTHING myself. From dressings, to sauces, to snacks, all the way down to my own protein bars. This method works because I actually KNOW what is going into my food. No extra sodium to preserve it, no added […]
We want to introduce you to our new fitness expert Tom Bliss. An exceptional fitness trainer & Strength & Conditioning coach based in London, out of Gymbox & WIT-Fitness New St.Pauls Crossfit Box/Store. Born in New York to English parents Tom moved and grew up in the UK, where he attended Epsom College and became […]
Hello wonderful people! Today, I am talking about 4 ways to use a magical product that I LOVE: coconut oil.
The common understanding of benefits of omega three fish oil is yet not entirely exhausted. It aids in dealing with one of the gravest public health concern, the universal rampant of obesity. It has been indicated by studies that the utilization fish oil supplements, along with nutritious diet and exercise contribute to weightless. Apart from […]
Face masks are highly effective in restoring the skin’s lost glory and keeping it flawless. The best part is that you do not have to shell out a lot of money on them. Just basic ingredients from the kitchen can do the trick! Here we let you in on some DIY face masks that are […]
I’m having a green detox smoothie for breakfast 😋 I’m still fighting off this cold 💪 It will not get the better of me 🙂 Ingredients Almond milk (1/3 of the smoothie cup) 1 tbsp chia seeds 1 Pack’d detox smoothie pack; (spinach, kale, Apple, pineapple, ginger, lemon, spirulina, chlorella, wheatgrass, barleygrass 💚 The juice of half […]
According to Felicity Evans “an extraordinary life starts with extraordinary health”. As an alchemist and creator, in love with the healing powers of fermented probiotic products, she founded ‘Imbibe Living’. Read about her here, and her tips to glowy skin for everyone. “You know that glow that just turns heads? It’s as if some women […]
Honey is a common term when it comes to talk about healthy lifestyle ,but do you actually know how beneficial honey can be even for your hairs and skin??? Since ages Honey has been used as a natural ingredient both for skincare and haircare providing a deep moisturization along with natural glow. HONEY for skincare […]