A journey towards a healthy and happy You

How To Turn Your New Year’s Resolution Into Reality

By: Lifesum December 31st, 2014

Did you make a promise on New year’s eve to live a healthier life? Good for you! This is the time of year where most people make a promise to themselves but it’s also the..

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Pasta Vegetaria (chefs Giuseppe & Fratelli)

By: Lifesum December 27th, 2014

Welcome to another delicious blog post by our guest bloggers Giuseppe und Giuseppina, the creative food fetishists behind Giuseppe & Fratelli! Today we will present their (almost vegan) vegetarian pasta recipe (their site is in German)…

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6 Tips To Help You Get Back on Track

By: Lifesum December 17th, 2014

The season of indulgence and overeating is over and the only thing you can think about now is how to get back into shape? Whether you’ve been inspired by a New Year’s resolution, the pants that you..

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What Makes Men Eat Less

By: Lifesum December 17th, 2014

Ladies, this trick unfortunately does not work for you, but if you know a man that fights with emotional eating, tell him to read this article! Image: http://www.independent.co.uk/  

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The Perfect Bowl Of Porridge For A Cozy Morning (Chef Aneta)

By: Lifesum December 17th, 2014

Put some sparkle into plain porridge, give carrots a chance and sacrifice that old pomegranate. Makes 2: (282 kcal,  5g protein, 3.5g fat, 60g carbs) Ingredients: 3 dl whole-grain oats 3 dl hot water 3 tbsp lime..

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How To Encourage Goths To Be More Active

By: Lifesum December 17th, 2014

Two subcultures that might otherwise never come along – gym rats and goths – seem to be taking over gyms in the US. Where did the ‘Health Goth‘ start and what it is about? Check..

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How To Avoid Looking Like Santa After Christmas

By: Lifesum December 12th, 2014

Tempting foods, dinners with friends, parties, stress, and endless shopping, how are you supposed to stick to your diet with all this going on? 1. Exercise a bit more before Christmas Eve or a planned dinner…

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Carrot and Basil Soup with Chicken Skewers

By: Lifesum December 11th, 2014

Makes 4 servings, 1 serving: (270 kcal, 15 g protein, 11 g fat, 8 g carbs) Ingredients: 500 g carrots 1 medium-sized onion 1 bunch of basil 3 tablespoons of some oil 2 tablespoons vegetable..

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How Cranberries Are CRAZY Good For You And Your Health!

By: Lifesum December 8th, 2014

The phrase Cranberry juice usually brings back memories of urinary tract infections. You’ll be surprised to know what else this wonderful drink can do for you and your health. Read about 10 amazing benefits of cranberry juice!..

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AnnMarie’s Transformation – A Perfect Example of How Lifesum Is Also A Great Tool For Older People On The Way To Better Health

By: Lifesum December 8th, 2014

AnnMarie’s daughter was kind enough to tell us the story of her mother’s incredible transformation. Severe diabetes made the goal to finally lose weight a real challenge. Who is AnnMarie… AnnMarie lives in Sweden and is..

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Chicken Carpaccio with Salsa Verde

By: Lifesum December 6th, 2014

Serves 8-10, 350 kcal per serving, 25 g protein, 20 g fat, 25 g carbs   Ingredients: 1 kg green asparagus salt, sugar, pepper 1 kg chicken fillet 3 tablespoons oil 1 1⁄2 bunch of flat parsley 1 bunch of mint 2 garlic cloves 3 tablespoons capers (glass) 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard..

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Competition: Name The Brussels Sprouts

By: Lovisa December 4th, 2014

To mark the increase in popularity of Britain’s most divisive vegetable, the Brussels Sprout, Van Nature (www.lekkerspruiten.nl/en), one of the Netherland’s largest growers cooperatives (and major exporters of Brussels Sprouts to the UK), has teamed-up..

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Indian Style Tandoori Cauliflower

By: Lifesum December 4th, 2014

Serves 4, 1 serving: 250 kcal, 10 g protein, 14 g fat, 14 g carbs)     Ingredients: For the Tandoori mixed spices (optional you can, of course, buy the mix ready-made) 2 cinnamon sticks 8 cardamom capsules 4 teaspoons cumin 2..

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Have A Healthy Christmas!

By: Lifesum December 4th, 2014

Christmas hampers are often stocked with gourmet treats that can easily jeopardize your healthy eating. In 2014 however, it appears health-conscious cooks are swapping traditional foods for the healthier options. Check out here what The Guardian found..

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What’s New In Lifesum iOS Version- 4.3.18

By: Lifesum December 3rd, 2014

So you want to focus on being healthy?  We’re always trying to make the app more effective to help you reach your goals, so we’re excited to roll out several new features. Here are just a..

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Best Meatless Protein Sources

By: Lifesum December 2nd, 2014

If you’re a vegetarian, or just cutting back on meat, getting plenty of protein is key. Check out those meatless protein options that will make it easier for you to follow your daily protein goal on..

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Sweeping rules in the US require junk food restaurants to display calorie information in menus

By: Lifesum December 1st, 2014

Check out this interesting article in the New York Times about the plans of the Food and Drug Administration in the US to make chain restaurants, movie theaters and pizza parlors across the country post calorie information on..

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