A journey towards a healthy and happy You

Purple Sauerkraut

By: lifesum October 2nd, 2019

Peel and grate the cabbage, beetroot and the ginger. Add the ingredients in a bowl, add the salt and scrunch the mixture with your hands for a couple of minutes. Put the ingredients in a..

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Lifesum Becomes First Health App to Integrate Insects

By: lifesum October 22nd, 2018

This was once a reason to send your food back in outrage. Now it’s the latest culinary revolution, said to benefit your health and help the planet. And we’re getting involved. As of this month,..

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5 Quick and cosy recipes to boost your health and fall vibes

By: Femi A-Williams November 13th, 2019

1. Chili Chili is the ultimate comfort food. The lush rich sauce, the protein to fill you up, maybe a handful of tortilla chips or a half a baked potato on the side. It’s good..

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Keep your Immune System Healthy with these Everyday Foods

By: Femi A-Williams November 12th, 2019

1. Garlic I’m all about garlic – in my pasta, roasted with tomatoes, and I mean, garlic butter anyone? Incredible. Turns out more garlic in your life is good for more than just flavor. Allicin,..

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Your Diet Might Be Making You Tired

By: Femi A-Williams November 8th, 2019

1. Too few calories This might sound nuts to a few of you, especially if you, like me, know for sure that this isn’t your problem, but that maybe the inverse is. Here are the..

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Easy Ways to Reduce your Food Waste

By: Femi A-Williams November 6th, 2019

1. Freeze your bread If you find yourself regularly throwing out moldy, unused bread, freeze half the loaf and use it for making toast. You can defrost it in the toaster or under the grill!..

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Tuna and Pasta Salad

By: lifesum November 1st, 2019

Boil the pasta according to package, rinse cold in water. Boil the egg to your preferred texture (we think 7 minutes in boiling water is perfect! Let the peas thaw, then mix in spinach, capers,..

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Seared Salmon and Mango Salad

By: lifesum October 30th, 2019

Boil the rice according to the package. Cut the mango and bell pepper into smaller pieces, mix in the corn and add salt and pepper. Add oil to a frying pan on high heat and..

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These are the Simple Things You Can Do To Boost Your Health

By: Femi A-Williams October 28th, 2019

1. Drink more water Water is not only good for helping you regulate your body temperature, but also for digestion and improving blood circulation. Probably the most surprising perk; the way it helps your brain…

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Grilled Chicken with Veggies

By: lifesum October 25th, 2019

Preheat the oven to 220°C/430°F. Cut the potatoes and carrots into wedges or stalks. Toss the chicken, potatoes and carrots with olive oil, salt and optional spices like thyme and oregano. Place the chicken and..

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No, Losing Weight Doesn’t Necessarily Make You Healthier

By: Femi A-Williams October 24th, 2019

Here’s what weight does tell us: When we combine it with height and age it gives us BMI information, which can tell you if you’re overweight, underweight, obese, or healthy. So weight is what tells..

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Salmon with Lemon Sauce

By: lifesum October 23rd, 2019

Boil the potatoes in salted water for 20 minutes. Add the olive oil to a frying pan on high heat, fry the salmon for 2-3 minutes and turn when golden. Salmon is not only a..

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10 Easy ways to Lower Your Calorie Intake

By: Femi A-Williams October 21st, 2019

1. Cut back on sauce My husband loves sauce on everything. On everything. And I don’t blame him, sauce adds flavor, but the thing is that sauce packs calories. Tons of them. Try to limit..

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3 Big Ways it Pays to Get Better Eating and Exercise Habits

By: Femi A-Williams October 17th, 2019

1. Better sleep Yes, your food and exercise habits can actually help you sleep better. According to the National Sleep Foundation; sugar and refined foods can actually reduce serotonin levels and make it harder to..

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Keto Stuffed Tomatoes

By: lifesum October 16th, 2019

Preheat the oven to 190°C / 383°F. Chop the onion and zucchini into small pieces. Fry onion and zucchini in olive oil. Cut the top off the tomatoes and scoop out the inside with a..

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This is the Real Reason You Struggle to Work Out

By: Femi A-Williams October 15th, 2019

Last week, I had all the greatest intentions. On Wednesday, I got into work early, with a plan in place to ensure that I’d make it to my 6pm workout. And, as always with good..

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These Healthy Foods Contain a Surprising Amount of Sugar

By: Femi A-Williams October 10th, 2019

1. Granola If you’re not making your own granola, now is the time to check the label on the one you usually buy at the store. While the main ingredient in granola is oats, added..

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Yogurt with Berries and Nuts

By: lifesum October 9th, 2019

Top off the yogurt with berries and nuts

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How to Read Nutrition Labels

By: Femi A-Williams October 8th, 2019

1. Serving size This is honestly the most important piece of information on the label, because it sets the limit for what all the other numbers mean. Now, just a heads up, a serving size..

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How Bad is it Really to Microwave your food?

By: Femi A-Williams October 7th, 2019

But is it? How bad is it, really, to microwave your food? A blog post from Harvard Health says, in short, that microwaving can actually be pretty good for cooking foods because it cooks quickly,..

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5 Reasons You Aren’t Losing Weight (that have nothing to do with food)

By: Femi A-Williams October 4th, 2019

1. Stress Your body is far more likely to store fat when you’re under a lot of stress. This is because stress, anxiety, and grief cause your body to produce chemicals, like cortisol which inhibit..

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Overnight Blueberries Oats

By: lifesum October 4th, 2019

Add oats, salt and water in a bowl and stir. Microwave for 2-3 minutes. Add the blueberries and stir again. Serve with some extra blueberries or any other fruit/berries you prefer

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