Mindful eating during the holidays?

  I often comment that when we have decided that we want to eat healthy and we are one step ahead in our health journey we actually engage in Mindful Eating. What is Mindful Eating? It is eating with intention and attention: with the intention of caring for yourself and with the attention necessary for...
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The Power of Visualization

  Having a toolbox of powerful techniques to achieve our goals is so useful. These techniques are not just to navigate through life but also to thrive, to experience joy everyday and to achieve our goals. One of those techniques is Visualization, which basically means to see yourself performing a task in whatever shape of...
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Do you have enough energy during the day? Cellular Metabolism is Key

  In order to have enough energy to live we need the right nutrients and cellular energy production. Hormones are also involved in the metabolic process via enzymes that increase or decrease biochemical processes in our body Let ‘s review some key concepts: • Cellular metabolism and wellness start with nutrition: we need to ingest...
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Baked Spiced Monkfish with Potatoes

  I love to eat fish whenever I have access to high quality raw material. This is a great recipe to experiment with, while getting amazing protein, spices, superfoods and fats! Ingredients: • 2 Tbsp of Extra Virgin Olive Oil • 1 large red onion, cut into thin slices • 2 garlic cloves; 1 minced,...
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Strength vs. Cardio Exercise for Disease Prevention

  It is clear that exercise provides lots of great benefits for our health: it releases endorphins, it eliminates toxins, it is good for digestion, it decreases likelihood of cardiovascular disease and type II diabetes, it helps you fight stress and it keeps your appetite hormones under balance…amongst many other things! However, what type of...
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Health Optimization: Nutrition & Lifestyle Management

  I had the pleasure to present in Madrid for Banco Sabadell and the London Business School alumni club. It was a fantastic opportunity to share some key information about Nutrition & Lifestyle Management. We discussed topics such as: healthy eating habits, brain health, source of our food, digestive system, etc. To access the full...
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Tuna Cannelloni with Béchamel

  One of my mother’s greatest recipes! Also, a very fun way to cook with your children since it is a simple recipe with fun preparation steps. Ingredients: • Half an onion, very well poached • 300 grams canned tuna in olive oil, in small bits • 2 hard boiled eggs, in small bits •...
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The Fear Fallacy

  Have you ever been paralyzed by fear? Maybe before a presentation, a tough personal decision, a job interview, etc. When we have fear we are drawing a reality in our mind that, in many cases, is not real. Unless we are in front of a lion, chances are we are exaggerating the peril in...
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Could Intestinal Permeability be the root cause?

  Disease begins in the Gut. Moreover, what starts in the gut generally doesn’t stay in the gut. For example, food sensitivities may impact gut health and then cause inflammation in other parts of the body such as the joints. Also, most autoimmune diseases have a high correlation to intestinal permeability. What is Intestinal Permeability...
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