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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Tuna and Chickpeas Salad

By: lifesum August 29th, 2019

Drain the water out of the tuna. Cut the peppers into slices and add all the ingredients into a bowl. Drizzle with olive oil, and season with salt and pepper.  Add optional herbs and some..

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The Truth About Pregnancy and Working Out

By: Femi A-Williams August 29th, 2019

1. Your pregnancy Pregnancy looks different on everybody. For some, the first trimester is a constant fight against the urge to throw up, along with daily naps. For others, they barely even know they’re pregnant..

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Protein Packed Oatmeal

By: lifesum August 29th, 2019

Cook the oats according to the package, add the egg and stir it around. Top it with the sliced banana and milk.  Want some extra spice? Try a little cinnamon.

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The Lifesum Guide to Portion Size

By: Femi A-Williams August 29th, 2019

Let’s start with calories. You don’t need to worry too much about these when it comes to portion size, but I like to use them to think about how I distribute my calories in my..

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How to Make Meal Prep More Earth-Friendly

By: Femi A-Williams August 29th, 2019

1. Swap plastic containers for glass ones This is pretty easy, and it doesn’t have to expensive either. A lot of us tend to buy foods that come in glass jars; when they’re empty, just..

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Green Smoothie Bowl

By: lifesum August 29th, 2019

Add pineapple, bananas, spinach, almond milk and spirulina in a blender and mix smooth. Top it off with your pick of fruit and some coconut flakes! Easy peasy and delish – just how we like..

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Runs

By: Femi A-Williams August 26th, 2019

1. Stretch I’ve always been that person that rolls their eyes at the people lightly jogging before a race, but there is something to be said for it. It’s important not to go from 0-100…

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Broccoli Soup

By: lifesum August 26th, 2019

Chop the onion and add to a casserole with half the amount of olive oil, fry them soft and add broccoli, vegetable stock cube and water. Let it simmer for 15 minutes, meanwhile boil the..

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How to Eat Healthy and Not Alienate People

By: Femi A-Williams August 26th, 2019

1. Be an Includer Making lunch for yourself? Make a little more than usual and invite a friend to have a taste. When they get to taste your healthy but still edible and delicious food,..

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How to Create Realistic Fitness Goals

By: Femi A-Williams August 26th, 2019

1. What are my needs? Is there a particular part of your body you feel needs strengthening? Or do you need to improve your overall fitness? Do you need to lose weight? Understanding what you..

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Oven Baked Cod and Cabbage

By: lifesum August 26th, 2019

Set the oven to 425°F/225°C . Slice potatoes and cabbage. Drizzle half the olive oil over the potatoes and add salt and pepper. Roast in the oven for 20 minutes then add the cabbage and..

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All About: Intolerances and the Elimination Diet

By: Femi A-Williams August 26th, 2019

So what should you do if you suspect that you have an intolerance. Clinical dieticians encourage people to start by keeping a food diary tracking everything they eat, along with a symptom log. You can..

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Tofu Bean Bowl

By: lifesum August 26th, 2019

Cook the rice according to the instructions on the package. Add the spinach when the rice is done and stir around. Crumble the tofu with a fork, add oil to a non stick frying pan..

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7 Easy Ways to Cut Back on Sugar

By: Femi A-Williams August 26th, 2019

1 – Have darker things with no sugar with your low sugar alternatives (e.g. black coffee with dark chocolate) This is a weird tip, but trust me, it works, and it’s helpful if you love..

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Fish Soup

By: lifesum August 26th, 2019

Slice the potatoes and leek. Cut the cod into smaller pieces. Add oil to a casserole and add the potatoes, leek, tomato puree, fish stock cube and water.  Bring to the boil and let it..

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Shrimp and Rice Noodle

By: lifesum August 26th, 2019

Slice the leek thinly. Fry the leek and the shrimps in oil on high heat for a few minutes. Add the edamame beans, coconut cream, soya sauce and water. Let it simmer for a few..

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6 Cooking Hacks for Healthier Eating

By: Femi A-Williams August 26th, 2019

1. Prep Your Veg If you know what your veggie needs are for the week ahead, it’s great to prep them so that they’re all ready. For example, if you like to snack on carrots..

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5 Things You Should Drink More

By: Femi A-Williams August 26th, 2019

1. Bone Broth Bone marrow contains lots of iron and fatty acids, while bones in general are rich in calcium, magnesium, and lots of other vitamins. Broth, which is made by brewing bones and connective..

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5 Stress-Resisting Adaptogens You Should Add to Your Diet

By: Femi A-Williams August 26th, 2019

1. Ashwagandha This ‘miracle herb’ has reportedly helped reduce memory deficits in children, and has been said to improve diseases such as Parkinson’s, Huntington’s and Alzheimer’s. It is safe to consume, but not for those..

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How to Change Your Life by Taking Better Care of Your Health

By: Guest writer August 19th, 2019

1. Don’t neglect health checkups This one’s crucial, since so many people tend to forego doctor’s visits thinking that if they feel fine, there’s nothing wrong with them. You should have a general checkup once..

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