The Crash Diet – Your Metabolism – Part 2

In part 1 of this series we went on a crash diet weight losss journey, during which we lost 5kg of body weight. If you haven’t read it yet, you can find it here.

Part 2 will focus on your metabolism, how and why your rebound with the yo-yo effect and show you why crash dieting is bad for your overall. health. Continue Reading…

The Crash Diet – How it works – Part 1

There are many reasons why people go on a diet. Maybe for the upcoming holiday, general beach body season, a wedding or because they know that they could shed a few kilos.

There is absolutely nothing wrong with that. It is rather the contrary case, losing excess fat will be beneficial for your health (1, 2).  The means to get there, on the other hand, aren’t always healthy nor are they sustainable. That what we will discuss in this article series: the crash diet. Continue Reading…

Box Breathing – A Practical Way To Reduce Stress

Constant stress quickly becomes a chronic problem in the lives of people. All the rushing, buzzing and business make it difficult to calm down and relax properly. And yet, this downtime is very important for your health and your well-being. If you ever felt fear or angst, one thing your surroundings might have suggested is to “take a breath”. This is a healthy advice, as you tend to stop breathing properly during those times. In this article, I share Continue Reading…

Eat Less Calories And Start Losing Weight

In today’s article, I want to touch a topic which seems to be of concern for many people. It’s a dieting question: how to eat less calories? I’ve been asked this question multiple times. Especially as I managed to steadily reduce my weight and then maintain it. People want to know my tricks, which I will share with you. This is how you eat less calories and start losing weight.

Delhaize Food Challenge – 3-Course Menu for Christmas

After some time off of the Delhaize food challenge, I am back. This time we have something really huge and festive, as it’s only right and proper for the end of the year. As always please be aware that this article is sponsored by Delhaize. You will find links to my festive 3-course Menu for Christmas in this article.

Creamy Mushroom Soup with Chestnuts

My creamy mushroom soup with chestnuts is the starter of my 3-course menu for Christmas. It works in the menu but also as a delicious wintery dish on a stand-alone basis. I have a main article with the complete 3-course menu for you here. Also here are the links to the main dish (Beef Wellington with mushrooms and chestnuts) and the dessert (eclair with chestnut cream). Delhaize This article has been published in a collaboration with Delhaize. They sponsored Continue Reading…

Beef Wellington with mushrooms and chestnuts

Beef Wellington with mushrooms and chestnuts is the main dish of my 3-course menu for Christmas. It works in the menu but also as a delicious winter dish on a stand-alone basis. I have a main article with the complete 3-course menu for you here. Also here are the links to the starter (creamy mushrooms soup with chestnuts) and the dessert (eclair with chestnut cream). Delhaize This article has been published in a collaboration with Delhaize. They sponsored the Continue Reading…