A journey towards a healthy and happy You

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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7 Quick and Healthy Breakfasts

By: Femi A-Williams June 18th, 2019

We also, however, recognise, and know from experience, that savouring every meal every day isn’t always possible. Thankfully, rushing everyday doesn’t have to mean that you have to compromise on health. We put together a..

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Can Beetroot Improve Your Speed?

By: Kajsa Ernestam June 17th, 2019

Why beetroot? Beets are commonly consumed in the concentrated form before training to enhance your performance for endurance and high-intensity training. This is because foods like beetroot naturally contain a compound called nitrate. Nitrate is..

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Dinner Party Hosting, Keto Style

By: Femi A-Williams June 13th, 2019

Appetizers This is actually the easiest part of hosting on keto. Who doesn’t love a meat and cheese plate? Go light on the crackers, make your own, or just skip them altogether and fill the..

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Feta Cheese and Rice Salad

By: lifesum June 13th, 2019

Cook the rice according to the package. Heat oil in a frying pan, add the broccoli and spinach, season with salt, pepper and optional spices like thyme, garlic and chilli. Combined with the rice when..

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Same Food, Different Calories

By: Femi A-Williams June 13th, 2019

Okay, that could be a slight oversell, but I promise this is at the very least helpful. So here it is: What if you could eat all the same foods you usually eat and still..

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Tofu and Broccoli Bowl

By: lifesum June 11th, 2019

Boil the noodles according to directions. Cut the tofu into smaller pieces. Add oil into a frying pan and fry the tofu and broccoli, adding the soya sauce and optional seasoning (garlic, lime, ginger and..

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Salmon Omelette

By: lifesum June 8th, 2019

Whisk the eggs adding salt and pepper, and optional spices, like dill and lemon zest. Cut the salmon into smaller pieces, add oil to a frying pan and fry the broccoli for a few minutes…

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Going Au Naturel

By: Femi A-Williams June 7th, 2019

Take an orange for instance. An orange weighing about 100 grams contains 47 calories, 0.1 grams of fat, 0.9 grams of protein, 9 grams of sugar, and 2.4 grams of dietary fibre. Compare that to..

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Roasted Chicken with Veggies

By: lifesum June 5th, 2019

Set the oven to 375°F/190°C Season the chicken fillets with your choice of spices. Cut the potato into wedges or squares and place on an oven-proof form with the chicken. Drizzle oil, sprinkle a little..

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The Truth About Carbs

By: Femi A-Williams June 4th, 2019

There are three types of carbs; sugars, starches and fibers. Sugars are pretty easy for the body to digest (hence your hunger 30-60 minutes after eating a bag of chips); starches are slightly longer chains..

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This is How you Take your Coffee to the Next Level

By: Femi A-Williams June 3rd, 2019

Coffee has a number of great benefits already:It helps to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetesIt prevents cavities (when consumed without milk or sugar)It increases metabolism But I’d be lying if I said that’s..

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Warm Chicken Salad

By: lifesum May 29th, 2019

Set the oven to 375°F/190°C Cut the potatoes and pepper into smaller cubes. Season the chicken fillet with salt and optional spices (pepper powder, thyme and garlic). Place the veggies on an oven-proof form, drizzling..

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5 Ways to Wake up Better

By: Femi A-Williams May 29th, 2019

1. Have a glass of water A glass of cold water with a squeeze of lemon is a refreshing way to wake up, and helps quench the thirst you’ve developed over night. 2. Get the..

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Egg, Paneer and Sweet Potato Bowl

By: Jhady Arana May 28th, 2019

Dice the potato into large pieces. Place on a non-stick tray, add salt, garlic powder and black pepper and place in the oven for 20 min at 180°C. Cut the paneer and fry it with..

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How to Deal with Hunger

By: Femi A-Williams May 28th, 2019

While the latter is pretty much unavoidable depending on the diet you pick (some diets like 5:2 are less restrictive about what you eat), being hungry can be avoided pretty easily. It starts with understanding..

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Easy Chicken Stroganoff

By: lifesum May 23rd, 2019

Cook the rice according to the package. Slice the chicken into strips and slice the onion. Add oil to a pan and fry the chicken and onion, then add ajvar, quark and the stock cube…

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Eat These Snacks to Lose Weight

By: Femi A-Williams May 23rd, 2019

1. String cheese 1 peice of skim string cheese – This is a great snack because it involves zero prep. Simply grab it from the fridge and be on your way!80 kcal6 g protein6 g..

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Stir-fried beef noodles

By: lifesum May 22nd, 2019

Cook the noodles according to the package. Slice the beef and pepper into strips. Add oil to a frying pan, add the beef, peppers, broccoli and stir-fry that up for a few minutes on high..

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What to do When it’s Been a While Since a Workout

By: Femi A-Williams May 21st, 2019

And now it feels like I’m back to square one. Trying to get back into routine after what feels like forever off. I’m pretty sure I’m not the first person this has happened to, so..

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Fat Loss or Muscle Gain?

By: Femi A-Williams May 20th, 2019

It’s hard to target fat directly through exercise, so it’s usually best to start with changing the way you eat. While you can do this through calorie counting, the tried and true method for directly..

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