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General Nutrition

Why the words "Detox" and "Cleanse" make dietitians cringe

This might come across as another long rant, but repeat after me: there is no such thing as a cleanse or detox. As a dietitian, I am flabbergasted when other dietitians jump on the cleanse bandwagon to appeal to a larger crowd and endorse products that clearly have

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In the Spotlight: Satisfy your Sweet Tooth with Muncherie in Dubai

Being a frequent traveler to Dubai in the UAE, I am always on the lookout for ventures there that promote good health and yummy food, which is how I came across Muncherie. Recently launched in Dubai, Muncherie has started off with a range of guilt-free desserts, free of

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Dining and the City: Vegetarian Foodie Hotspots, Hiltl and Roots

So there’s the godfather of vegetarian cuisine and there’s plenty of other little vegetarian hotspots opening up around Zurich. The plus points? More options for vegetarian and vegan dining including places that cater for intolerances! Here’s a recap of my trips to the Haus of Hiltl and Roots…

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Jamie Oliver vs Pete Evans

The title says it all…Whose team are you on? I don’t normally start a segment with my conclusion but I am hands down team J.A.M.I.E! Celebrity chefs and media personalities have become the ultimate advocates for healthy living yet there’s a fine line between promoting scientifically sound information

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Immunity Boosting Tips and Tricks

With the weather changes and traveling these past couple of months, our bodies are exposed to all sorts of things! if our defenses are not up, you might be welcoming a whole array of of colds, coughs and sneezes. So here’s how to get protected…

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The Matcha Madness

Matcha matcha matcha! a not-so-new craze but a renewed obsession – why is the world going bonkers for matcha? It’s everywhere: in your latte, on doughnuts, sprinkled onto smoothie bowls and offered as mini shots at high-end fashion shows. So umm, the scoop? 

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Empower your child's diet this new school year!

Schools are either about to start or your kids have already gone back so why not start the school year with a healthy kick!  Healthy eating during childhood is important in order to have a good intake of nutrients for growth and development, improved concentration, as well as establishing healthy eating habits at

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In the Spotlight: Online shopping for organic produce with Farmy

In this day and age, convenience is a necessity. Online stores have made their mark and even shopping for your weekly organic fruit and veg is now just a click away! If you’re living in Switzerland and are looking for just that, then we have found the right

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The Scoop on Bee Pollen

And the media keeps buzzing about bee pollen! Celebrities and foodies are all sprinkling this so called “superfood” on their morning breakfasts or adding it to their smoothie bowls, so should we get our hands on this latest supplement flying off the shelves? Here’s the much needed scoop…

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