Finally, summer has arrived here in Switzerland. It's already nice and warm outside - that is why I'm always looking forward to a cool sip of lemonade 🙂 Right now, with the warm temperatures, it is important that we drink a lot to keep our mind and body fit. Last weekend we really wanted a … Continue reading Strawberry Lemonade
Everyone knows those lows during a day, where you are craving for something sweet and delicious. For such lows, I usually prepare energy balls. They are quickly prepared over the weekend, and you can have a large variety. If you use high-quality ingredients, they are also packed with vital substances e.g. protein or iron. So … Continue reading Chocolate Energy Balls
Green smoothies are on everyone's lips these days. There's a real hype about this green, viscous drink. But why? Why is a green smoothie really healthy for us? Green smoothies are the result of an idea by the Russian-born Victoria Boutenko, who a few years ago was looking for a way to make the green … Continue reading Green Smoothies – Why are they good for you?
Recently after my Eat the Rainbow series, a good friend of mine asked me, what food qualifies to become a superfood? And this is really a good question. Hence everyone is talking about superfoods, but actually, it might not be clear what it actually is. In short, Superfoods are an ideal way to stock up on … Continue reading What is a superfood?
Green - the color of hope. Beyond that, green has also a calming effect. For example, if your eyes are stressed, it often helps to just look at a green tree or at a lush green field. Green superfoods are probably the best-known superfoods. The Green Smoothies and their detoxing effect are on everyone's lips these … Continue reading Detox with Green Superfoods
Red - the color of love. Red is the color of fire or blood as well. It is strongly linked to life. The color red also provides warmth and energy, passion and eroticism. Red superfoods have a very similar effect on our bodies. The red superfoods contain lycopene. This dye belongs to the group of … Continue reading Vitalizing Red Superfoods
What do you feel like if you think about the ocean? Looking at a wide blue ocean. Feel the wind in your hair. Smell the fresh sea breeze. I assume you start feeling more relaxed, thinking about your next vacation maybe. In fact, the color blue has a relaxing and calming effect on our mind. … Continue reading Calming Blue and Purple
The first food color I would like to have a look at is yellow and orange food. Thinking about a banana, lemons, oranges, etc., makes me feel always stronger. The color yellow is the color of light and warmth and has a stimulating effect on the mind. Despite that, it has a mind strengthening effect. The … Continue reading Empowering Yellow and Orange Food
When I go shopping in a supermarket, there are always so many different colors to see. There's the green cucumber, the yellow lemon, the red watermelon, or the violet cabbage. Sometimes I notice that a certain color appeals to me very much or I have a great desire for it. But why has food different colors? … Continue reading Eat the Rainbow
In order to maintain our immune system and keep the processes run smoothly, as explained in Part 1, we do need an important actor in the whole game. May I introduce you to your very own police department - the lymphocytes. Who are they? Lymphocytes are the police in our body and belong to the … Continue reading Do you know your immune system? (Part 2)