Is breakfast really necessary?

Breakfast, or not? We hear all sorts of conflicting reports about what is often described as the most important meal of the day. So is it really that essential?

5 TIPS TO STOP NIBBLING

The reasons to stop snacking are many: above all, it promotes weight gain and disrupts the metabolism in your body. Here are some tips to put an end to it.

TIPS TO COMBAT DIGESTION PROBLEMS

Problems with digestion? Fatigue, pain, swollen stomach, gas, constipation? Here are all our tips to naturally improve your digestion.

EFFICIENT DETOX TISANES

It’s difficult to detoxify your body without using herbal teas as part of that process. Indeed, they are perfect for detoxifying the liver and eliminating toxins. Here is our TOP tips.

GLUTEN FREE DIET: FOR WHO, HOW AND WHY?

A diet without sugar, fat, lactose or a gluten-free diet. You must have noticed all these diets, the fashion right now is “XXX-free” diet. On paper, they all look good. At some point, you must have read that eating gluten-free was the solution to your stomach problems, your digestion problems, the remedy for acne or that the gluten-free diet was an effective way in losing weight quickly. But is it really justified? Info or Intox ? … not easy to see clearly! Let’s have a quick look at them.

Why should we be putting Pineapple on our plate?

So no, it’s not just about following a few of the latest trends, by putting pineapples on to your key ring or buying a Pineapple vase so you are reminded to add a few pieces of pineapple to your fruit salad. If I’m talking to you today about this beautiful fruit with a crown, it’s because it possesses some particularly impressive nutritional properties! Admit it, you want to know more! Let’s go, let’s find out more about this exotic fruit with those wonderful summer perfumes!

Is it possible to simultaneously lose weight from your stomach and your thighs?

Admit it, at some point in your life, you have looked in the mirror and asked yourself “Oh beautiful mirror, tell me what’s the secret behind a flat stomach while keeping my bust and buttocks in good shape? “ And what was the answer? Probably, “it’s impossible”. But did it explain why? Today, ladies, I’m probably going to break a myth (if not many) but please do not hate me for it, I promise, I’ll give you an alternative. It’s my Method in losing those extra pounds in a healthy and harmonious way!

WHY SHOULD WE EAT IN SEASON?

As I think you already know, eating fruits and vegetables is the key to good health! Rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, these foods are undoubtedly great for us. And if i was to tell you that eating fruits and vegetables in season is not only better for your health, but also for the planet and your wallet? How would you feel about that?

BASIL SEEDS: THE NEW SUPER FOOD?

Chia seeds have plenty to worry about: ambitious newcomers are entering the market like Basil seeds! Equally innovative and of high nutritional value, these tiny seeds, straight in from Asia, can not be ignored. So what is so amazing about them? You to want to know what they contain? Let’s have a look at them more closely.

HOW TO SUCCESSFULLY BUILD UP MUSCLE

Do you dream of toned and muscular legs, bouncy buttocks and fantastic abs? Do you want to be more sexy, more shapely? Well, it’s time to trade your cardio sessions for a few bodybuilding sessions to build up your muscles! And to be successful in bulking up, you must respect 3 important things: eat more, train more and let yourself recover properly! If one of these factors is not respected then all your efforts will be in vain… So much effort for nothing? Now that would be a shame!

GOODBYE TO DAY CREAMS AND HELLO TO VEGETABLE OILS

Tobacco, pollution, the cold, make-up, rubbing clothes … these are all factors that, day after day, tire and damage our skin. For years, people have used day and night creams to treat their skin, but what if I suggested something even better? Something more natural and better for the skin – vegetable oils work wonders!

REMEDIES AGAINST CONSTIPATION

Whether it is induced by medication, an anxiety state or a change of lifestyle, constipation is a real ordeal! Bloating, gas, stomachaches, an uncomfortable sensation in the lower abdomen, there’s really nothing that good about it. So here are some tips to help relieve your problems.

Watermelon Sorbet

For 4 people :
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 5 min
Tip: Many sorbets sold during the summer are filled with synthetic sweeteners, dyes and other substances that children (and parents) consume.

The Aromatherapy feature of the Week: The Secrets of Better Digestion

Sick of feeling bloated after a big family meal, and then having to swallow drugs to get rid of that sensation of heaviness in your stomach? This week, our feature on Aromatherapy gives you some easy tips to help you improve digestion and offers up some natural alternatives to avoid having to visit the pharmacy.

Breastfeeding! It’s good for your child’s health, and its good for yours !

It’s panic time! My baby is arriving in one month! Between the diapers, the body suits, the gifts from Daddy, Granny, Uncle, Auntie, you’re up to your neck in the preparations of this new arrival. Do not worry, it’s the same for all Mums, and if I can tell you something, it’s only just the beginning! In amongst all of these preparations, you’ve probably already decided whether you’re going to breastfeed this little baby, or if you’re going to trade your breasts for the bottle so that Dad can also get up from his arse in the middle of the night. Not yet? Well, today we are going to talk about breastfeeding and why it’s so good!

SPORT ON AN EMPTY STOMACH: FOR OR AGAINST?

For those fans of early morning activities, exercising on an empty stomach feels more comfortable. Indeed, it’s not easy to get up early, have breakfast and then go running or cycling with a full belly. Practicing activities on an empty stomach can be done to improve performances or to increase weight loss. So, should we do it this way… or not?

SNACKING WELL, IT IS POSSIBLE….

It’s natural to want to open the fridge as soon as you get home from work and its hard to resist those delicious cakes during the children’s snack time. We all suffer. Some talk of snacks, others nibbles or titbits. What’s the difference?

The Benefits of Chia Seeds

It’s almost impossible not to have come across these super trendy little black seeds that seem to be on display in every Bio store (and even Supermarkets!) But ESPECIALLY in our news feeds from social networks. If, you are like me, and only subscribe to food-related feeds then it is inevitable, you have read something about them! Chia seeds pronounced “Tchia” or “Kia”, no one seems to be too sure … are small Super-Food seeds. “Super what? “. Let me explain all its little secrets …

Dairy products, friends or foes?

Recently, it has been accused of being the a porter of all evils but dairy products should still be an integral part of our diet. A bowl of milk of the morning, a baby Petit-Suisse, cheese as an aperitif on Saturday … should we really give it up? Today, we’ll tell you everything!

HOW TO SUCCEED IN BECOMING A VEGETARIAN?

For ecological or ethical reasons, are you looking to eliminate animal products from your diet, therefore making the change from a carnivorous to a vegetarian diet? You are….but you are a little lost, and you don’t really know how to go about it.

VEGETARISM & NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTATION

Proteins are part of the macronutrients essential for the proper functioning of our body. Present in all our cells, they form an important part of our genes, our muscles and are essential components in many of our systems, such as the nervous, immune and hormonal systems. Indispensable to life, quite simply, it is essential we consume them.

5 TIPS FOR STAYING HYDRATED

‘Drink a minimum 1.5 L of water a day’, ‘you don’t have to wait until you are thirsty’, ‘when it gets hot, make sure you are fully hydrated’. We’ve all heard these axioms at least once, and you’ll probably hear them again and again. If water is the only essential drink, then it is not for nothing. The human body is 60% water and up to 70% in a newborn.

THE BENEFITS OF CHARD!

Found in food stores throughout Europe, chard or Swiss chard, has many health benefits. Bizarrely, it is still often overlooked by consumers despite it being rich in fibre and anti-oxidants, such as beta-carotene and chlorophyll, and minerals such as calcium, magnesium and potassium. Moreover, it is good for your heart, pancreas and your bones.