Nutrition Tips

Nutrition tips from a health and nutrition coach. Intuitive eating, emotional eating and mindful eating. Learn few healthy tricks, debunk some nutrition myths and fads, have a better insight into common foods nutritional value and learn some practical ways to put some health back into your busy daily life.

What to eat after Christmas

What to eat after Christmas

I just wanted to share a quick post to respond to all those questions I received on how to balance out those heavy Christmas meals… First I hope you have enjoyed your Christmas, and I hope that your Christmas did not revolve only around food,…

8 foods you should eat this autumn

8 foods you should eat this autumn

The food you eat can either be the best medicine or the slowest poison. Learn to make healthier choices with a health coach this autumn.

Can Intuitive Eating lead to weight gain?

Can Intuitive Eating lead to weight gain?

Intuitive eating or attuned eating is a way of approaching food that is person-centered and not dogmatic. One of its core beliefs is that you should “allow yourself to eat”, and there is no food that is “good or bad”. Many recent studies have in…

The 10 principles of Intuitive Eating

The 10 principles of Intuitive Eating

Intuitive eating is a way of eating that follows your natural cues and is opposed to diet culture and obsession with calories. In intuitive eating, we rediscover our natural rhythms and the pleasure of food. Food becomes nourishment and self-care. Important health organizations like The…

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Is Emotional Eating sabotaging your weight loss?

Is Emotional Eating sabotaging your weight loss?

Emotional Eating is one of the most common reasons why people cannot lose weight or sustain healthy eating habits. You may have been there yourself. You have been on your best behavior most of the day, eating your veggies, reducing your carbs, or maybe even…

The most and the least pesticides contaminated fruits & vegetables

The most and the least pesticides contaminated fruits & vegetables

When shopping for healthy fruits and vegetables it is always difficult to know which are best to buy organic and which one are OK to bought conventionally grown. The EWG, the Environmental Working Group is an American organization that annually publish a list of the…

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5 reasons why you should really eat your vegetables

5 reasons why you should really eat your vegetables

We all know that we need to eat our “five a day” portions of vegetables, but do we really know why? The first thing that comes to our minds is definitely fibres and gut health, which are obviously vey important, yes, but is that the…

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8 Vitamin C rich foods to add to your diet

8 Vitamin C rich foods to add to your diet

Vitamin C is one of the most important vitamins for the body. It is a major anti-oxidant and its involved in more than a hundred cellular reactions. It helps iron absorption, and collagen formation ( yes it is anti-aging that is why it is often…

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Healthy hot chocolate

Healthy hot chocolate

A delciously healthy chcolate drink. Magnesium & anti-oxidants rich, it is also gluten-free, dairy-free and nuts-free.

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Four magnesium rich foods to add to your diet

Four magnesium rich foods to add to your diet

It is estimated that magnesium deficiency is one of the most common nutrient deficiencies in the world. This important mineral is implicated in over three hundred chemical reactions in our bodies and it is important for nerve transmission, muscles function, heart rhythm, mood and sleep…

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Four simple tips to make your Christmas healthier and joyful

Four simple tips to make your Christmas healthier and joyful

Being healthy at this time of the year is possible. As usual here are a few simple yet effective tips, to make your Christmas and festive season, healthier, memorable, and meaningful at the same time. FOCUS ON EXPERIENCES Focus on experiences rather than material things.…

10 healthy foods to eat this Christmas

10 healthy foods to eat this Christmas

Christmas time and the festive period are the epitome of unhealthy habits and foods. But you can simply crowd out the bad stuff, introducing more healthy wholefoods in your diet. The festive season is rich in foods that are beneficial for our health and at…

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7 healthy foods that are surprinsingly rich in sugar

7 healthy foods that are surprinsingly rich in sugar

As a health coach I am on a mission to educate my clients on the danger of hidden sugar in foods. We all know that we should not give in to those cravings of chocolates cookies ( it is never really only one, is it)…

Healthy eating on a budget

Healthy eating on a budget

Let’s face it healthy eating, it’s not cheap, but with a bit of attention and planning, you can learn to eat well on a budget. And if you are feeling a bit demotivated always remember that healthy eating is always the best choice in the…

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4 common mistakes healthy people do | part 2

4 common mistakes healthy people do | part 2

Following on from my most popular post on the blog   “the 4 most common mistakes healthy people do” I decided to write another piece, to share with you more of the healthy secrets that I teach my clients. A trendy diet. Whether is Paleo, vegan or…

3 healthy sweet treats ideas from a health coach

3 healthy sweet treats ideas from a health coach

One of the most difficult things when you are on a diet, or simply paying attention to what you eat, is dealing with those sudden and strong sweet or chocolate cravings. The trick is to have in mind some healthy treats, that are easy to…

5 tips to lower your sugar intake this Christmas

5 tips to lower your sugar intake this Christmas

Christmas is only a month away, so there is plenty of time to plan a healthier Christmas this year. The N. 1 danger for the festive season is excessive sugar consumption. Sugar can make your insulin levels spike up, increase inflammation in the body which…

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What to eat in November

What to eat in November

What to eat in November. Eating seasonal food is good for sustainability and your health and November is a month surprisingly rich in anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatory foods. There is a huge variety of vegetables and fruits to choose from to please our taste buds and…

10 ideas to super-charge your salad

10 ideas to super-charge your salad

Springtime is now here, and with the warm weather comes the need to detox from the heavier and mostly cooked winter meals and favor more raw and fresh ingredients. Raw vegetables maintain intact heat sensitive vitains like Vitamin C, and have a enzymes that can…

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Almond milk: my pick of the best

Almond milk: my pick of the best

Everybody seems to be a bit diary intolerant these days, including me. Whether this depends on the farming conditions ( from antibiotic load, cattle stress hormones, grains feeding) or not, it is difficult to say, but if you feel that cow’s milk is a bit…