Inflammation Fighting Food

Not only in winter, but constantly, our immune system fights off intruders such as bacteria, viruses or hazardous substances by a process called inflammation. It also uses this process chronically when there is no foreign invader and harms our own body. This can lead to coronary heart disease, diabetes and dementia. The right supporting foods can help keeping our body healthy for longer.

Continue reading

Nutrition 101

Keeping nutrition and physical activity balanced is crucial in maintaining (or restoring) a healthy body that is fit, free of pain and houses a happy mind. Specifically, good nutrition has the potential to prevent and reduce chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, bone fractures, some cancers, dementia and even Alzheimer’s disease. Good nutrition even helps with skin issues, nail and hair growth. Last but not least, a balanced nutrition and active lifestyle improves mood and decreases depression and anxiety. The case for balanced eating habits is strong – now let’s see what that means.

Continue reading

Baby Puree

Preparing baby puree is as easy as eating pie, or at least as preparing a smoothie. All you need is a good blender or food processor and ice cube trays for storage. You can replace any veggies, fruit, protein or grains for the ones listed and will still get a great puree. And don’t be afraid to add herbs and spices – they enhance the food’s flavor! The sky’s the limit.

Continue reading

Complete Guide to Baby’s First Foods

As a new parent you’re dealing with so much uncertainty, angst and confusion about pretty much everything. Feeding your baby is one of the challenges to encounter on a daily basis. Having had the pleasure of going through this learning process myself, I understand that there are frustrations about the lack of information and comprehensive guidance on this topic. That’s why I created this complete, but short, guide to baby’s first foods including a feeding-at-a-glance cheat sheet, detailed tips on feeding a baby solids and a recipe guide to get you started. Recipes are here.

Continue reading