On January 14, a study was released indicating that people who drink coffee are at a lower risk for depression than those who do not drink coffee. Was it coincidence or serendipity that I was sitting in the lavish Miele booth at the Living Kitchen show in Cologne, learning all about their magical new coffee machine that very same day?
BlogTour to Cologne and Amsterdam begins on Sunday, and Alexandra is going to learn about the latest home design trends, especially the Miele steam oven. While there, she’ll also dust off her medieval history degree and tour Cologne Cathedral. Then she’ll mangle her knowledge of the Dutch language with a stop in Amsterdam.
Would you be excited if you won a blood test and follow-up consultation with a specialist? Alexandra was. Seventy percent of the data needed for an accurate health diagnosis is in your blood. Your blood can tell you what to do and eat to make yourself as healthy as possible.
One of us is headed to Cologne and Amsterdam in January as part of BlogTour by Modenus. As one of 14 international designers and lifestyle bloggers, one twin is going to attend the giant IMM (International Furniture Fair) and Living Kitchen to discover all the best products to help make your healthy lifestyle even healthier, for you AND the planet. Read to learn which sister is brushing up on her Dutch (the other sister is fluent in German)…
To bread or not to bread. That is the question. A lot of good information exists (and not so good) about whether or not wheat is the angel or devil in your diet. Is the wheat of today really so different from what our grandparents ate?
What can you do to crank up your metabolism so you burn more calories and lose weight faster and easier? Well, since you can’t change your parents, height, age or gender (easily), the best method is to …
You’ve been diligent all year about exercising and eating healthfully. And now the holidays are creeping up faster than your heart rate monitor. How do you stay trimmer than a decorated tree and less stuffed than a turkey come Thanksgiving? Follow our 7 Healthful Tips to Avoid the Thanksgiving Food Trap.
Special K sent us samples of the new “Protein Effect” bars, shakes and cereal. We got creative in our recipes and singing! Luckily, you don’t have to sing to enjoy the benefits of eating more protein.
So what can we do to reverse the obesity trend and stay at a healthy weight? If you are running to the answer of “eat a healthy diet and exercise” you are mostly right. But diet and exercise are not enough. We must also recognize 3 other, sneaky factors that cause weight gain.
Is a cheat day a good idea for boosting your metabolism if you’re on a diet? Is a diet a good idea in the first place? Mina from Helsinki asks these, and other great questions about the best way to lose weight.