Category: Nutrition

Baked Peppers with Quinoa

  A fantastic option to include a vegetarian dish and rest from animal protein for a while! This dish is full of spices, nuts, dried fruits and quinoa, which serve to energize the meal. On top of that, quinoa is considered a Superfood with some outstanding benefits: • Low glycemic index, which helps with weight...
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The Most Nutritious Foods on the Planet

  Many times we refer to the most nutritious foods on the planet as Superfoods. Regardless of the name, the important thing is that those foods provide us with some outstanding benefits for our body and mind. Each of those foods have different properties, I will summarize some of these here (if you would like...
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Why we should add more Collagen to our diet?

  I like to explore foods, understand their benefits for the human body and try them out in my own diet! There is one in particular that catches my attention due to its multiple properties, the need for it and the outstanding results when consuming it. This is Collagen Protein. What is collagen? According to...
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Cannelloni with chicken and ricotta with spices

  A great dish to enjoy after a good workout, a family lunch, or a weekend feast! Ingredients: • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil • 500g chicken thighs, pealed, no bones, finely chopped. • 2 leaks, peeled, washed and chopped in cubes • 500ml tomato puree • 6 Tbsp various spices, chopped, such as: parsley, chives,...
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Our Gut “Talks” to our Brain

  80% of our immune system is in the Gut. It is called the “Second Brain”. Our “Second Brain” is the Enteric Nervous System (ENS), which is composed of over one hundred million neurons (more than in the spinal cord!) • Controls the gastrointestinal system but also influences the rest 
of the body through the...
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Lentils and Chickpeas with Spices

  I love legumes. They are an excellent protein source and healthy substitute for meat, which is higher in fat and cholesterol. These tasty legumes are loaded with iron, magnesium, potassium, B vitamins, and soluble fiber. Here is an easy and healthy recipe for all year round! Ingredients: 1 Tbsp of Olive Oil 1 onion,...
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The Power of Eating Hygiene

  Some people have major digestive dysfunctions that need to be addressed thoroughly. However, in many cases, simply applying powerful Eating Hygiene principles offers great relief for many people. Here are a few tips: 1. Slow down: I know it is hard at times! Digestion takes time and digestive secretions such as stomach acid, bile...
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Do You Methylate Well? Here is What, Why and How

  According to Dr. Mark Hyman, Methylation is a key biochemical process that is essential for the proper function of almost all of your body’s systems. It occurs billions of times every second. It helps repair your DNA on a daily basis, controls homocysteine (an unhealthy compound that can damage blood vessels), helps recycle molecules...
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Spaghetti with Mushrooms and Lemon

  This is a great option for those days when we had a great workout and we need an extra boost of good quality carbohydrates (whole wheat or quinoa pasta) and superfoods (mushrooms). Ingredients: • 250 grams Portobello or Shiitake mushrooms • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped • 2 Tbsp olive oil • 400 grams...
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Magical Magnesium to Support your System

  What is the secret of a happy and healthy life? Many things! Great nutrition, adequate rest, exercise, fulfilling relationships AND strategic supplementation to make sure the body has the right levels of the key nutrients and minerals. One of those key minerals is Magnesium. What is it? It’s a virtually naturally occurring mineral found...
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