What does a super-obese model on the October cover of Cosmopolitan UK magazine tell us? That we shall embrace different forms of beauty? That obesity is not an issue as long as it is embraced? Or a very misleading message for women? Probably a bit of everything… Continue reading
… And yet, “healthy eating” clearly has a peak season in spring and summer. “Sunny days are ahead, I have to get back in shape”, “Soon we go to the beach”… Continue reading
Adapting new lifestyles, removing unhealthy food items for our diet, sticking to healthy choices over time, integrating them in our daily routines, – all rather straight forward – and still, most of us, never get there. We find all the (wrong) reasons and excuses for staying put where we are. Hence, are we really ready for change? Continue reading
Aujourd’hui c’est simple de trouver des smoothies et jus frais – même dans les restaurants traditionnels. Pourtant souvent il y a des doutes concernant la différence entre smoothie et jus et lequel des deux est « conseillé ». Continue reading
Nowadays we find smoothies and juices on mainstream restaurants’ menus, still, I am often asked about the difference between smoothie and juice, and also, which of both is “better” … Continue reading
You take a nutrition supplement, you drink some fruit juice after a night out, you do a soup detox for a couple of days – you might feel better or at least less guilty. And then? The chance is you go back to your regular habits. I have not seen yet anyone who succeeds with “quick-fixing”… Continue reading
Souvent nous imaginons les végétaliens comme un groupe uniforme simplement lié par la non-consommation des produits d’origine animale. Cependant, il existe aujourd’hui de nombreuses façons d’être végétalien.
We go through transformation all the time, at every moment of our lives. Whether we like it nor, whether we are aware or not, we are facing continuous change around us and within us. Even our strongest forces, convictions and attempts cannot stop the only permanent force there is: “change”. An Indian sage (Swâmi Prajnânpad who died in 1974) – whose messages I appreciate a lot – said that “difference is a guiding principle in human life, and change is just difference over time”.
Take for example goji berries, raw cacao, maca powder, meringue extract, green powder and acai: What do they all have in common? Well, these items are very likely considered “superfoods”. Indeed, the word “superfoods” sounds smart and fancy. But are superfoods – as we are made to believe – really “better”, “more potent”, “more nutritious” and “ideal for boosting our health”?
It must have been years that I came cross the statement “thrive, not just survive” with regards to health and wellbeing – even though I cannot remember, who said it… What if, we would feel not just “OK”, “quite good” and “everything all right”, but we felt really energetic, at ease and physically very fit?