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10 Steps to Mindful Eating

Here I am, revisiting an old post as I realised how essential mindfulness has become in our day-to-day lives. This also comes as a follow up to a recent workshop I held, which was all about mindful eating. This ancient meditation model has been changing the way

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Wie unsere Darmbakterien unser Körpergewicht beeinflussen

Das Thema “Mikrobiom” ist aktuell sehr interessant und es wird sehr viel Forschung gemacht. So hat man schon Zusammenhänge festgestellt mit dem Mikrobiom und u.a. Körpergewicht, Diabetes mellitus Typ 2 und diversen Autoimmunerkrankungen. Da es deutlich ein sehr spannendes und auch grösseres Thema ist, habe ich beschlossen

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Why People Lost Trust in Modern Medicine

This has been a topic of concern amongst health professionals over the past few years, hence it was important I bring this up. In today’s segment, my guest expert Dr. Luitgard Holzleg, answers some of my questions about trust, “conventional medicine” and pseudoscience in the medical world.

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An honest review of HelloFresh Meal Kits by Tatiana Schoch

Meal delivery services and meal box kits are on the rise to cater for our busy lifestyles with the aim of encouraging more home-cooked, fresh meals. HelloFresh is one of those companies that has landed in Switzerland with the goal of keeping meals exciting, simple and delicious.  So

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The Rise of the Unqualified Nutrition Expert

As a dietitian for over 10 years now, it is fascinating, frustrating and sad to see how this profession has been hijacked by those who are unqualified to provide nutrition advice especially when it comes to speciality areas such as food intolerances, allergies and paediatric nutrition.

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Migraine Headaches: Is nutrition involved?

Being a long-term sufferer of migraines, I realised that many fellow “migraineurs” are unaware of their diet’s role as a potential trigger and how we are so quick to jump to medication and neglect potential dietary culprits. By saying that though, there are a number of factors involved

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Intuitive Eating and the Food Freedom Challenge with Caitlin Ball

  In my line of work, you tend to meet people from many different backgrounds within the world of health, wellness and nutrition and this lovely lady and friend, is someone I can call the duchess of intuitive eating, helping women break free from the vicious cycle

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In the Spotlight: Essento edible insects are the “new beef” in Swiss gastronomy.

Bug-a-boo! Edible insects are the new hottest trend to crawl into popular gastronomy. Either as an exotic ingredient in a 3-star appetiser or in your favourite granola bar, bugs such as mealworm, crickets or ants are becoming more popular in the Western world and there’s a new product

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Zurich Goes Plant-based

Food Zurich started off with a bang and for those unaware of this popular food festival, it is a celebration of everything that stimulates the taste buds! This recent edition also included an event that is all about plant-based eating, hosted by the newest hotspot in town,

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The Mum-Bod

We’re 8 months in since welcoming little P into this world and boy what a journey it has been! As the title suggests, this post is dedicated to the female body that has gone through one heck of a change called pregnancy and I’ll be going through ways

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