Category: Our Tips
The autonomic nervous system, which regulates all involuntary bodily processes, is divided into two systems with opposite actions: the parasympathetic nervous system and the sympathetic nervous system. These control the effects of stress and relaxation on the body. The sympathetic nervous system can sometimes release too many hormones and cause a high state of tension, […]
Most food guides and dietitians around the world recommend that we consume 2 servings of fish per week, especially fatty fish varieties because of their omega-3 content. But at the same time, we know that the vast majority of commercial marine species are being overexploited. So how can we take action when we are at […]
Are you the type of person who wakes up tired, has droopy eyes in the afternoon, is unable to find the motivation to move after a day’s work, and even possibly gets angry easily? We’re about to give you 7 helpful tips so that you can have more energy all throughout the day!
Do you ever throw away a lot of food when you clean the fridge and pantry? Especially fruits, vegetables and almost full jars that have been forgotten at the bottom of the fridge? Here are 5 tips to help you dramatically reduce food waste and save you money at the same time.
Creating a garden on your balcony is an easy, practical, rewarding and accessible project. It’s so nice to have access to fresh herbs as well as your own fruits and vegetables for cooking. Even if you don’t have access to land, it’s possible to design a lush and diverse garden. Follow these tips to start […]
The Environmental Working Group (EWG), a nonprofit organization that advocates for policies that protect global and individual health, has published the 12 foods having the highest pesticide load, making them the most important to buy organic versions.
Sustainable fishing is performed by a fishery that ensures that fish have the time to reproduce and does not harm the environment and other species. Without careful attention, the resources on our planet are becoming limited. But how can you make sure you are buying sustainable fish when making your purchases?
This is the question asked by one of our members who is concerned about the presence of pesticides in fruits and vegetables. My reply below is taken from the Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides which lists the dirty dozen and clean fifteen, published by the American organization Environmental Working Group, which has prepared this guide based on […]
Spring is always a fantastic time to try a brand new, refreshing beer. We’ve already talked about the best foods to make on the terrace, but what about beer and food pairings? Beer is the go-to drink for many people and everybody has their preferences. So, we’ve chosen some of the most popular styles of […]
Do you have a picky eater? Are mealtimes a struggle? Do you feel like a short-order cook at the mercy of making WHATEVER your little one will eat? Are you tired of eating “kid-foods” and wish your child was not so darn picky!? If you said yes to any of these questions, you are not […]