A journey towards a healthy and happy You

How Kayaking Can Help Boost Your Fitness

By: Jhady Arana November 24th, 2017

Bored of the same old gym routine? Fancy getting some fresh air while you exercise? Look no further than kayaking! Kayaking isn’t just a great way to enjoy the outdoors and have fun on the..

Read more

Effective Ways to Improve Fitness and Lose Weight When in a Time Crunch

By: Fredrik Wernstal November 23rd, 2017

Wished you had more time to go to the gym, or go out running in order to lose those extra kilos/lb? Or maybe you wished it would be easier running up the stairs at work..

Read more

Protected: Lifesum Reveals History’s Most Absurd Diets

By: Jhady Arana November 23rd, 2017

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

Read more

10 Reasons Dark Chocolate Is An Epic Superfood

By: Jhady Arana November 17th, 2017

Who doesn’t want chocolate? It has that wonderful bittersweet flavour and melt-in-your-mouth goodness that can only be described as bliss. The problem is that many chocolate products in the market are notoriously high in sugar..

Read more

Getting your vitamins by eating chocolate – YES! We’ve designed the ultimate treat for busy New Yorkers

By: Jhady Arana November 15th, 2017

This fall, in a tech and food-retail first, we have been busy working with New York-based Swedish coffee culture chain, FIKA, to create four unique dark chocolates, each designed to combat a dietary deficiency specific..

Read more

Milk, not only for children?

By: Fredrik Wernstal November 15th, 2017

Milk is a nutritious food specifically produced to give an offspring the best conditions to grow and develop in the beginning of life, but what about the health effects of drinking milk after those first..

Read more

Why You Should Start Your Day With a Cup of Keto Coffee

By: Jhady Arana November 10th, 2017

Science has long shown us that coffee has a vast number of health benefits. One great example is that coffee is rich in antioxidants, which can defend the body against the harmful effects of free..

Read more

Vitamin D – A Sunshine Story?

By: Fredrik Wernstal November 8th, 2017

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin essential for human survival, however technically it is not a vitamin since it is not an essential dietary factor (Norman, 2008), i.e. we can produce it without getting it..

Read more

5 Tips for Motivating Yourself to Exercise

By: Jhady Arana November 5th, 2017

Let’s face it: If the secret to exercising consistently was the knowledge that it’s good for you, we’d all look and feel like CrossFit champs. So what’s missing when we hit the “Snooze” button on..

Read more

Health Rundown: 5 Small Changes You Can Make Today

By: Jhady Arana November 2nd, 2017

Here at Lifesum, no topic is off limits when it comes to living a healthier life. We’ve covered everything from tasty nutritious recipes to the idea of an “exercise high,” but today we want to share some insights..

Read more

10 Easy Ways to Stick to Your Diet on Vacation

By: Jhady Arana October 27th, 2017

Dieting is challenging at the best of times, and when you go on vacation, all bets are off. At home you can create routines and habits that support your lifestyle change, but new environments are..

Read more

Pasta – All You Need to Know

By: Fredrik Wernstal October 25th, 2017

Today is pasta day and here are some details you should know about it! Pasta is a staple food in many tasty recipes, everything from lasagne, Spaghetti Carbonara, Macaroni and Cheese, Pasta Salad, Tortellini, Spaghetti..

Read more

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..

Read more

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..

Read more

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..

Read more

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..

Read more

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..

Read more

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..

Read more

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..

Read more

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..

Read more