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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Your ultimate 2019 fitness friendly gift guide

By: lifesum December 10th, 2019

Under $10,000 Definitely indulgent, wonderfully luxurious, but also, pretty hardcore. Book the special person in your life a week long stay at The Ranch in Malibu. For $8,900, the recipient of this generous gift will..

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Why paleo is a great option for you

By: lifesum December 10th, 2019

What the heck is it? The paleo diet gets is name from the paleolithic era – a time period somewhere between 2.5 million and 10,000 years ago. It is believed that around this time people..

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How a sugar detox can help you

By: lifesum December 10th, 2019

1. Banished belly fat You know how your gut just seems to not go anywhere, despite all the exercise and all the diets you’ve tried? Blame sugar. High consumption of sugar actually triggers your body..

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This is why you should work out with a personal trainer

By: lifesum December 10th, 2019

1. They’ll help you feel more confident in the gym When you’re new to working out, it’s very easy to feel intimidated walking in. Lots of machines, lots of muscly people who seem to know..

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Let’s talk about alcohol and the holidays

By: lifesum December 10th, 2019

1. Sparkling Cranberry Kombucha If you’re willing to try a dry new year…at only 55 calories and with just 10g of sugar, you’ll be hard pressed to find a festive drink as light! This takes..

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Why you should aim to lose weight steadily with the Lifesum app

By: lifesum December 10th, 2019

1. What is a calorie deficit? In order to lose weight you need to decrease the amount of calories you consume relative to the amount of calories required for the maintenance of your current body..

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Reasons why you should go green in 2020

By: lifesum December 9th, 2019

1. Global warming For the environment’s sake. Eating the way we currently did isn’t the best for the environment. On a whole lot of different levels. Transportation: food has to be frozen, stored, and carried..

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How to stay on track during the holidays

By: lifesum December 9th, 2019

1. Sign up for a run Sign up for a 5- or 10K that’s taking place a few days after Christmas. You’ll have to train to be able to run well, so you’ll train throughout..

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How to get back on track after the holidays

By: lifesum December 9th, 2019

1. With food Drink water before each meal Drink 1-2 glasses of water to prime your stomach. This will make it easier to eat the right amount, and stop any false hunger pangs. 2. Put..

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5 easy tweaks for a healthier holiday season

By: lifesum December 9th, 2019

1. Walk the dog Your dog, your parents’ dog, your aunt’s dog; it doesn’t matter. Getting outside for a 30-minute walk each day is a good way to get a break from the family you..

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How to help the planet and boost your health

By: lifesum December 9th, 2019

1. Cut back on red meat According to Greenpeace (https://www.greenpeace.org/usa/sustainable-agriculture/eco-farming/eat-more-plants/ ) the industrialized agriculture sector generates as much greenhouse emissions “…as cars, trucks and automobiles combined”. Pretty shocking right?! This is largely due to the..

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Gifts for yourself this holiday season

By: lifesum December 9th, 2019

1. The gift of alone time Mom, I’m talking to you. Make your time a priority for once. Give yourself the night off. Let the grandparents have the kids, or get them at an overnight..

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Dos and don’ts of dieting with your partner

By: lifesum December 9th, 2019

1. Don’t get too competitive Let’s start here. Different people lose weight at different rates, and react differently to different foods. You and your partner should set a joint weight-loss goal that sets you up..

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All about fasting

By: lifesum December 9th, 2019

5:2 Two days on, five days off. This type of intermittent fasting is great for people who don’t want to lose their lifestyle when dieting. Two days a week you limit yourself to 500 calories,..

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How to use the Lifesum food, meal and day rating to create healthy habits

By: lifesum December 6th, 2019

1. The importance of eating wholesome and healthy food We all know there are healthy foods and not so healthy foods. However, it can still be difficult to make certain food choices, especially when there..

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10 Interesting recreational activities to keep you well and active

By: Guest writer December 4th, 2019

1. Cycling There’s no feeling like pumping the pedals up a hill, cresting it, and shifting gears down the hill to reach top speed and feel the wind blowing through your hair (under your helmet,..

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Exercising when you need to but don’t want to

By: lifesum December 3rd, 2019

1. Get real about your time I am not a natural morning person, but over the years I’ve found ways to make getting up early a little less miserable. Even then, I’ve realized morning workouts..

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Why we all need to eat more like Mediterranean cultures

By: lifesum November 29th, 2019

1. Healthier brain Who doesn’t want a healthier brain? Eating a Mediterranean diet helps improve your cognition and memory, and gives you superior attention and focus. For seniors it helps fight against brain deterioration due..

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5 ways to reduce the damage from treating yourself on Thanksgiving

By: lifesum November 27th, 2019

1. Treat yourself at the dinner Thanksgiving may be a whole day affair but the grand finale is definitely the dinner! We want to be part of the social gathering, the laughter, the warm feeling..

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The trick to exercising during the fall and holiday season

By: lifesum November 26th, 2019

1. Bring your own workout The good thing about exercising is that you don’t need much to do it. You don’t even need a yoga mat, really. But here’s what I’d recommend: being a yoga..

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