A journey towards a healthy and happy You

The Do’s and Don’ts to Remember When Counting Calories

By: Jhady Arana October 20th, 2017

A calorie is a simple unit of energy, and something the body needs in order to carry out its daily functions properly. Without calories, we couldn’t live, so it’s important to remember that losing weight..

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Time Your Nutrients Right

By: Fredrik Wernstal October 18th, 2017

Does it matter when you eat your food? Well, it can. For the general population, it most likely doesn´t play a vital role, but for certain athletes, the nutrient timing could be something worth optimizing..

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The Versatility and Fascinating Properties of Eggs

By: Fredrik Wernstal October 13th, 2017

Today is egg day!!! There are few foods, if any, as versatile as eggs. They can be boiled, fried, be part of a pancake, waffle, omelet, fluffy foam, custards, mayonnaise, cakes, meringues, used in baking..

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How to Gear Up For Fall Fitness on a Budget

By: Jhady Arana October 11th, 2017

After a long summer of trips with friends, late nights out, and buying one too many new bathing suits, the bank account is holding a lot less cash than it usually does. As a fitness..

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Protein Powder Types and Your Health

By: Jhady Arana October 6th, 2017

Protein powder supplements have become extremely popular over the past two decades, as they have developed a solid reputation for improving the lives of many that use them. With a delicious variety of flavors, and..

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Is it Beneficial To Have Lower Energy Intake Days/Weeks Interspersed With Periods of Higher Intake?

By: Fredrik Wernstal October 4th, 2017

There are a myriad of diets to choose from today when you want to lose fat, some promising exceptional results after only a few weeks, others, that are very restrictive and blame a specific food/food..

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5 Fall Superfoods You’ll Want to Include in Your Diet

By: Jhady Arana September 29th, 2017

While eating seasonally fresh harvests of fruits and vegetables is great for your body and the environment, it’s not always easy to know what’s in season and which foods contain the most benefit when it..

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How should I eat as an active vegan?

By: Fredrik Wernstal September 27th, 2017

Diets excluding certain foods or food groups can risk causing deficiencies in different nutrients. Choosing to eat a vegan diet is no exclusion. This can become especially problematic when you live an active lifestyle, want..

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Not Seeing Results? You’ll Never Believe Why

By: Jhady Arana September 23rd, 2017

You’ve been doing everything right: exercising regularly, eliminating processed foods from your diet, and trying hard to eat more fruits and vegetables. But for some reason, you’re just not seeing the results you had in..

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What’s The Deal With Eating Raw Eggs?

By: Fredrik Wernstal September 20th, 2017

Aside from being a fascinating phenomenon, what´s the deal with eating raw eggs? The egg is a nutritious, versatile and tasty food. Its shelf life is long and it can be used in a wide..

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Healthy Bitterballen with Mustard

By: Jhady Arana September 15th, 2017

This is our healthy version of the Dutch recipe that will make you want more and more! This recipe is enough for 4 people!   Bitterballen 2 tbsp of butter 3 tbsp of Polenta (we..

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5 Cold-Press Juice Recipes You Won’t be Able to Resist

By: Jhady Arana September 13th, 2017

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, chances are you’ve noticed the latest juice craze. Everyone from your next-door neighbors to modern celebrities seems to be glugging down juice each morning to help them get..

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Hungrier Than Usual? This Could Be Why

By: Fredrik Wernstal September 6th, 2017

Do you have a healthy diet? Are you exercising regularly? Are you getting sufficient rest and sleep? Enjoying work? Not stressing? Maintaining healthy relationships with family, friends, and co-workers? All of the components above contribute..

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5 Lifestyle Changes That Will Restore Your Hormonal Balance

By: Jhady Arana September 4th, 2017

  Ever felt a huge decline in your sex drive along with your energy level lately? It might be because there’s something wrong with your hormone levels. Hormonal imbalance isn’t an uncommon condition. In fact,..

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Is It Possible To Be High On Exercise?

By: Fredrik Wernstal August 30th, 2017

Training and exercise have numerous health benefits ranging from improved mental health, reduced stress, depression, and improved cognitive performance, to cardiovascular and metabolic health. There has long been anecdotal evidence that training causes a kind..

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Tired All the Time? Make 5 Easy Changes

By: Jhady Arana August 25th, 2017

It’s okay to feel groggy sometimes—every once in awhile, maybe it’s just not your day. All that said if you’re constantly feeling tired during the day and find it’s affecting your performance at work—and your..

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How Should You Prepare Your Vegetables And Legumes For The Most Nutrient Content?

By: Fredrik Wernstal August 23rd, 2017

You might have heard that the cooking method affects the nutrient content of the food. That’s true. But what you might not know is what method is actually best. In this article, I will explain..

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These 36 Sports Burn the Most Calories Per Hour

By: Jhady Arana August 18th, 2017

If you’re one of those people who seeks to be as efficient as possible with exercise – more calorie expenditure in less time – it might please you to know that some athletic options are..

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What Are The Ins And Outs Of Fiber

By: Fredrik Wernstal August 16th, 2017

There are many controversial topics in nutrition. You can hear people swear by one diet, that a specific one is superior to all other. However, what you usually don’t hear is something negative about fiber…

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11 Tips for Staying Fit with an Office Job

By: Jhady Arana August 11th, 2017

Is your office job working you into a health rut? Don’t let staying fit, managing a healthy weight, and feeling good about yourself fall prey to your 9 to 5. Check out these quick and..

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