A raw food diet is a very specific form of nutrition. Essentially it involves eating food without heating it. The focus is usually on fruit and vegetables, grain products, nuts, herbs and dairy products. Some proponents of this type of diet completely avoid animal or processed foods. Several different approaches are adopted.
Get a hobby, and make it active! Regular physical activity is essential for managing weight and has been shown to strengthen your brain, mind, bones, and genes. But the health benefits don’t stop there. Making physical activity a regular part of your day could help delay onset of chronic disease and might help prevent heart disease and heart failure.
Thanks to our bloggers, who had travelled to be with us on the day, and the Energy Crew, the Energy Code was a great experience. The articles posted by our participants about the event on their blogs are equally compelling.
Our Dole Energy-Day in Hamburg was energy-filled, fascinating and inspiring. The articles posted by our participants about the event on their blogs are equally compelling.
Fruit and vegetables contain more than you would think. ‘Phytochemicals’ is a term that we frequently hear. These include several chemical compounds that can protect plants against external influences, such as UV radiation or pathogens, or attract useful insects. Read here why they should be a part of our daily diet.
It might be stressful sometimes but there is definitely one place you should slow down: the kitchen table. Speed eating may actually be linked to metabolic syndrome, a cluster of risk factors associated with heart disease and several types of cancer.
If our energy reserves are permanently depleted, we constantly feel tired and drained. But, by ensuring we have a balanced lifestyle and by knowing what our body needs, we can outsmart the 10 biggest energy zappers. How can we manage our energy resources?
Fresh, juicy, nutritious – smoothies are particularly tasty snacks and highly versatile. Patrick Gebhardt’s original recipes will provide you with further inspiration. The popular celebrity chef likes them colourful, varied and uncomplicated. Definitely worth trying!
It was exciting! I was a member of the Energy Crew at Dole Energy-Day in Hamburg on 20 April. I did not want to miss travelling from the USA to present the latest Dole studies and to give the bloggers important information on healthy eating.
Smoothies have literally been “on everyone’s lips” for some time now. But what do these fruity shakes mean for our health and what ingredients do they actually contain? With a little background knowledge, this refreshing and enjoyable drink can be integrated even more easily into our daily diet. Try and enjoy!