Relaxation for children – time out during the day

Switching off and enjoying life – we are not the only ones who need time out during the day, our little ones also benefit from some downtime. After all, continuous stress without periods of rest and relaxation can definitely have a detrimental effect on our health. And between school, homework and leisure activities, life really can be quite stressful for children.

Top tips for women’s health

Power women – watch out! After daily dealing with family, job, household and anything else that arises, it is important for women not to forget about themselves. These daily tips for a healthy lifestyle will help to keep you energetic, fit and on an even keel.

Healthy snacks for festival-goers

unshine and cool beats – festival time is here! With our 5 healthy festival snacks you won’t have to worry about a rumbling tummy while you rock out and you will survive the open-air season with plenty of energy!

Go raw: Eating uncooked produce is good for the mind

Fruits and vegetables are essential in a balanced diet to maintain weight and avoid chronic disease. Research out of The University of Otago, New Zealand took a closer look to see how cooked or processed fruits and vegetables stack up against raw.  

5 healthy snacks for family outings

Spring has sprung, and it’s finally time to get back outside again! So now we just need to think of something easy and delicious that will satisfy the hunger of young and old when out and about. See our suggestions for 5 healthy snacks, suitable for any family outing.

The power of food

A candy bowl on a co-workers desk can be nearly irresistible at times. New research out of Johns Hopkins University reveals that junk foods can be twice as distracting as healthy foods.

Double down on bananas

Eating a banana before working out can prevent sore muscles afterwards. That’s because the fruit has an anti-inflammatory effect and therefore works similar to aspirin and other painkillers.

Healthy summer tips

How can we enjoy the summer carefree by eating healthy? Which delicious snack ideas can be enjoyed especially well in the warm season? Let yourself be inspired by our tips!

Veggies for Stress Control

According to the American Psychological Association, 75% of adults reported experiencing moderate to high levels of stress in the past month. As we learn more about the relationship between diet and mental health, we see that each bite can help improve how we feel both physically and emotionally.

Action packed

For most of us, watching TV means lounging on the couch or reclining in a chair for hours at a time while munching on a favorite snack. When selecting your next movie night flick keep in mind that watching an action movie is worse for your waistline than listening to a talk show, according to new research.

Tips for getting a good night’s sleep

Day after day, we go to work, we look after our families and we do the important things that need to be done. Yet the most important part of the day is actually night-time: in order to be able to start the day with plenty of energy and to do everything we need to do, a relaxing night’s sleep is essential.

Awaken your senses!

When was the last time you truly appreciated a meal? Not just how it tasted, but the way it looked, smelled and felt, and even what it sounded like? If these questions seem odd, consider this: Paying more attention to all five senses as you eat helps you enjoy your food more and avoid overeating.

What to drink while exercising

Drinking water during the work out is important in order to stay hydrated. But is there another option to water and what should you drink before and after exercising? Here is how to get it right.

Could „E“ be for immunity?

No one likes getting sick. A case of the flu might mean a few days in bed for some, but for others, infection can be fatal. Pneumonia, a lung infection, results in about 1.6 million deaths worldwide each year, and is a particular concern for the older population.

To cook or not to cook?

No, it’s not a magic trick. Past studies have shown cooking foods high in starch or protein, such as beans or meat, increases energy availability.

Tabata training: effective workout for people in a hurry

You barely have time to go to the gym because of your daily business and your leisure activities? If you want to reach good training results in a short period of time you should try the current trend training Tabata: a quick, intensive training for everybody who only has little spare time.