A journey towards a healthy and happy You

Why Workout Should Be High-Intensity

By: Lifesum January 30th, 2015

“Too many people think incorrectly that high-intensity exercise is only for athletes, that it’s a heart attack waiting to happen,” Dr. Little said. On the contrary, the research strongly suggests, it is more likely to..

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Cucumber-Spinach-Lassi With Apple

By: Lifesum January 29th, 2015

Serves 4 à 200 ml (1 glass: 90 kcal, 5 g protein, 2 g fat, 12 g carbs)   Ingredients: 1 walnut-sized piece of ginger 1 cucumber 100 g young spinach leaves 1 apple (e.g…

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How Fat And Sugar-Heavy Diets Harm Your Brain And Make You Keep On Eating

By: Lifesum January 26th, 2015

“Do you eat only when you’re actually hungry? Many of us eat even when our bodies don’t need food. Just the thought of food entices us to eat. We think about food when we see..

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Super-Smoothie

By: Lifesum January 24th, 2015

Serves 4 à 250 ml (1 glass: 80 kcal, 3 g protein, 0 g fat, 16 g carbs)   Ingredients: 1 heaped teaspoon loose green tea 2 medium-sized oranges 350 g cooked beetroot 50 g kale 250 ml carrot juice carrot slices..

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A Lunch Hour Walk And Its Benefits

By: Lifesum January 24th, 2015

The best way to combat loss of concentration and enthusiasm during a working day is taking a walk. Check out this article by The New York Times about a new study and the positive side..

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What’s the Best Time to Exercise?

By: Lifesum January 24th, 2015

What is the best time of day for your exercise, if your goal is weight loss? Check out this article by The New York Times about training and the best time for it if you..

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5-Minute Herbed Cuban Black Bean Salad (Chef Heather Poire)

By: lifesum January 21st, 2015

Simple to prepare, colorful and flavorful. Your taste buds—and your waistline—will thank you! Makes 4, 1 serving: (226 kcal,  3g protein, 1g fat, 55g carbs) Ingredients: 1 cup sweetcorn 1 cup cherry tomatoes – quartered or halved..

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This Girl Can! (You, Too)

By: Lifesum January 17th, 2015

‘This Girl Can‘ is a celebration of active women everywhere and shows that whatever our size, ability or previous experience, sport can be a fun and enjoyable part of our lives. And you can, of..

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Shakshuka With Sweetcorn

By: Lifesum January 16th, 2015

4 servings (1 serving: 230 kcal, 11 g protein, 15 g fat, 12 g carbs)   Ingredients: 2 garlic cloves (if you like onion, fry some as well) 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 1 can (850..

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What You May Have Missed In iOS Version 4.3.23

By: lifesum January 13th, 2015

The new version is full of features you might not have discovered yet, making using the app much easier. Check them out below: 1. Plans: When you register for the first time you can set a plan you want to..

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How to tame your cravings

By: Lifesum January 13th, 2015

Who doesn’t have to struggle with it? A ravenous appetite – always coming at the exact moment you have decided to eat less. You often feel helplessly vulnerable to it. But there is help out there –  There are a..

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How Exercise Can Change Our DNA

By: Lifesum January 11th, 2015

A new study based on an experiment at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, claims exercise not only makes us fitter and reduces risks for certain illnesses – but also changes the shape and functioning of our..

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Light Fried Chicken with Fried Vegetables and Basil Curd Cheese

By: Lifesum January 7th, 2015

Makes 2 servings, 1 serving: 250 kcal, 40 g protein, 5 g fat, 13 g carbs)   Ingredients: 150 g low fat curd cheese 2–3 tbsp mineral water 3–4 stalks of basil salt and pepper 1..

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