How much vitamin D do you need?

If you don’t get much sun, protect your skin well from the sun with sunscreen (I do that EVERY day! I don’t want to become a raisin), don’t drink milk because you have a milk allergy or eat predominantly plant-based foods like myself or follow a strict vegan diet, you

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The 75% rule in weight loss.

As with many things in life and also in the field of health and weight loss, the motto is “less is more.” When we make healthy choices for our health we often choose “less” of something but “more” health, well-being, happiness and energy. But we usually approach this only as

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LYCOPENE

Lycopene is a phytonutrient and a natural chemical that gives fruits and vegetables a red color. It is part of the group of what are called carotenoids. Lycopene can be found in: tomatoes, blood oranges, watermelons, pink grapefruits, apricots, rose hipsn papaya, Seabuckthorn, Goji-berries (wolf berries) and guavas, among others.

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fancy free podcast

My first kiss and many of my “blonde” stories!

A while ago  I was a guest on the podcast from Joanne Jarrett from Fancy Free Podcast where we talked about our most funny but most of all most embarrassing stories to inspire other women to be less serious about themselves! The perfect podcast to listen to on your next walk!

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JUNK IN YOUR FOOD

Yep: reading labels on food isn’t always so simple. And what does it all mean? Flavor enhancers, sweeterners, E-numbers, preservatives, colorings,… All have an impact on our health AND they cause weight problems. That’s what I’m discussing today in this blog. The reason why I’m touching on this subject is

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Walking for productivity & well-being at work

The health consequences of poor activity levels are very high leading to: heart problems, being overweight, diabetes, sleep problems, poor immunity, … and so on and we all know that these are factors that lead to more absence at work.Our world is suffering from sitting disease. The average entrepreneur or office worker gets in between 3000 to 5000 steps a day! And why? Because we are busy and because we want to get more work done. Actually this way of thinking is in fact counterproductive for both your productivity levels AND it also will seriously compromise your level of wellbeing in the workplace and in life in general.

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Vitamin D and COVID-19

In recent weeks, there has been much to do about the link between vitamin D deficiency and the corona virus (COVID-19). Some studies speak

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3 tips for a healthy autumn start

Autumn has arrived and suddenly the weather is changing. Goodbye summer but hello beautiful autumn colors. Our bodies feel that season is changing and need some extra care …

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Is your desk making you FAT?

Having a hard time getting and staying at a healthy body weight? Blame it on the desk! Our bodies are not made to sit all day. We are made of joints, muscles, tendons, … and they need to get moving. Sitting behind your desk or…

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