5 ways to prepare food in a healthy way

Besides exercising, preparing your food the healthier way is a major factor contributing to your wellness. By cooking wisely, you reduce your risk of developing obesity, cardiovascular diseases and more. Eating a good diet can also help in improving mental health. Here are some ways how you can achieve much healthier – and sustainable –Continue reading “5 ways to prepare food in a healthy way”

Hydration linked with lower disease risk, study finds

Drinking enough water is also associated with a significantly lower risk of developing chronic diseases, dying early or being biologically older than your chronological age, according to a National Institutes of Health study published Monday in the journal eBioMedicine. https://edition.cnn.com/2023/01/02/health/hydration-disease-aging-death-risk-study-wellness/index.html

The secret to living longer could be eating like you live in a blue zone. Here’s how to start

Many of us have heard of blue zones, or the communities across the globe including Sardinia, Italy; Okinawa, Japan; and Ikaria, Greece, where people seem to be doing it right—living longer, healthier, happier lives. Researchers introduced the blue zones in 2000, and a 2004 academic paper used it to describe an “an area of extraordinaryContinue reading “The secret to living longer could be eating like you live in a blue zone. Here’s how to start”

Eating our Way To Extinction: a documentary worth watching

Just finished watching this documentary – and must admit I’m a bit shocked. Impressed. I thought I know quite a bit about how what we eat impacts the environment, but this documentary shows data and consequences which I did not have a clue. Eating plant-based must be a priority; the world cannot continue as itContinue reading “Eating our Way To Extinction: a documentary worth watching”

Fasting improves metabolism, sleep quality and longevity

Another interview that shows the benefits of fasting – 12 to 13 hours a day. I’ve tried it – it’s not that hard. Just calculate about 12 hours from the time you had dinner, and then start thinking about breakfast 😉 Interesting take from the interview, on nutrition: We studied the diet of Italian childrenContinue reading “Fasting improves metabolism, sleep quality and longevity”

Misconceptions around the effectiveness of obesity interventions

When it comes to reducing obesity, evidence shows that changing food environments is more effective than measures that try to educate or change the behaviour of individuals. https://media.nesta.org.uk/documents/changing-minds_about_changing_behaviours_Xi5X9RC.pdf

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