A journey towards a healthy and happy You

Anna’s Fight Against Living Overweight – A Real Winner!

By: Lifesum October 31st, 2014

Who I am… My name is Anna, I am 24 years old and live in Hannover in Germany. I work in public services. The beginning and the goal… My start weight – when I decided to lose weight – was..

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Quick and Healthy Lentil Tacos – a great idea for homemade lunch (chef Heather Poire)

By: Lifesum October 30th, 2014

A taco a day keeps a doctor away! These are so good you won’t want to go back to meat tacos! Have you ever seen tacos this healthy, colourful, tasty and inviting?   Lentil Tacos(makes..

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Ever dreamed of being an alchemist in your own kitchen?

By: Lifesum October 27th, 2014

Fermented food is food that goes through a process called lactofermentation. During this natural process bacteria feed on the food’s starch and sugar and create lactic acid. This process preserves the food in a natural..

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Granola bars – big on flavor and positively nutritious (chef Heather Poire)

By: Lifesum October 26th, 2014

Snacks are important for energy and nutrients that you need throughout the day. Small, portable and super-healthy. These homemade granola bars are easier to make than you’d imagine! Granola bars(makes 8 good size granola bars) (serving:..

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6 things you probably didn’t know about cucumbers

By: Lifesum October 25th, 2014

1. Bad breath? Did you just realize that you forgot breath mints? To get rid of bad breath, press a slice of cucumber to the roof of your mouth with your tongue for 30 seconds..

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Top 3 most common exercise excuses and how to crush them

By: Lifesum October 21st, 2014

1. I don’t have time You’ll have heard this excuse thousand of times, maybe it’s even your own excuse? Even a half hour of exercise is good to begin with, but to make it easy why not..

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Unusual Cucumber Salad with Pomegranate seeds, Figs, Cottage cheese and Radicchio

By: Lifesum October 19th, 2014

4 persons (per serving: 200 kcal, 7 g protein, 12 g fat, 14 g carbs)   Ingredients: 1 cucumber salt pepper 1/2 head of radicchio salad 2–3 pieces spring onions 4 figs 1/2 pomegranate 4..

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Anti-cravings Muesli

By: Lifesum October 17th, 2014

Makes 1 serving (1 serving: 290 kcal, 11 g protein, 11 g fat, 37 g carbs)   Ingredients: 1/2 small apple 4 walnut halves 2 Tablespoon oat flakes 1 Tablespoon spelt flakes 1 Tablespoon oat bran 1..

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Astrid lost 60 pounds! Here’s how she succeeded…

By: Lifesum October 17th, 2014

That’s me… I’m Astrid, I am 29 years old and I come from Germany. I work as a retail pharmacist. What Lifesum did for me… Between August 2013 and October 2014  I lost 60 pounds using the Lifesum app! My..

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Rosanna lost 30 kg after her scale showed a 3-digit number

By: Lifesum October 15th, 2014

That’s me… I’m Rosanna, 25 years old and living in Sweden. My life… I work at a gas station where there’s plenty of junk food and candy to be tempted by. I’ve always been a little overweight,..

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Surprisingly effective towel workouts for a killer workout at home

By: Lifesum October 14th, 2014

Is it tough for you to find time to hit a gym? Or can you simply cannot afford a gym card? As ridiculous as it sounds, all you need for this workout are two towels, so..

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Easy-peasy Nutrient Rich Beet Hummus (chef Nicole Perry)

By: Lifesum October 13th, 2014

Say hi to our new guest blogger Nicole, a certified Personal trainer from Boston who is passionate about health and fitness (and fashion). We hope you enjoy cooking her first recipe, selected just for you, leave..

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Emma (25) sheds a whopping 65 kg and becomes a Personal Trainer

By: Lifesum October 10th, 2014

How it all started… During my childhood I was always a little plump, not extremely overweight or obese, but plump enough to be bullied in both kindergarden and school. It all went really overboard when I..

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Chocolate & vanilla raw food bites

By: Lovisa October 9th, 2014

(serves appx 25) (per serving 171 kcal, protein 3,5 g, carbs 13,2g, fat 11g) Ingredients 200 g Almonds 200 g Walnuts 250 g Apricots 200 g Pitted dates 150 g Cranberries 4 tbsp Shredded coconut (+ appx 50..

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Guilt-free, healthy 7 layer bean dip (chef Anjali Shah)

By: Lifesum October 9th, 2014

From the big ocean of food bloggers we have selected a new contributor to our blog. Say hi to Anjali, traveler, explorer, home chef and an adventurer from San Francisco Bay. All of her recipes..

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Top 5 motivational quotes of all time

By: Lifesum October 6th, 2014

Lifesum helps you on your life-changing journey to becoming the best you; and like any other journey, it has its ups and downs. Giving up is tempting when you’re unmotivated, but just keep going, we..

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Vitamin-boost power wok (chefs Giuseppe & Fratelli)

By: Lifesum October 6th, 2014

Welcome to an extremely good-looking blog entry by our guest bloggers Giuseppe and Giuseppina, the creative minds behind Giuseppe & Fratelli. They luuuv honest food and everything that is involved in the processing and preparation..

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Delicious orzo salad with grilled veggies (chef Heather Poire)

By: Lifesum October 6th, 2014

More than anything we want to save you time on searching for healthy and delicious recipes. So here you go. Quick, easy and nutritious. As Heather describes this salad: “if it is not love at..

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Top 3 healthy snacks to eat at your desk

By: Lifesum October 2nd, 2014

Unfortunately many of us love to snack and most of us do feel guilty about it. Now, don’t get us wrong. It is not the snacking that is bad. It is the snack. So stop..

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How I became healthier and stronger

By: Lifesum October 1st, 2014

Lack of motivation? Get inspired by a story of Svein-Erik from Norway! About me… My name is Svein-Erik and I am 36 years old. I live in Norway. I decided to change my lifestyle… Up..

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