General Nutrition

Wie unsere Darmbakterien unser Körpergewicht beeinflussen

Das Thema “Mikrobiom” ist aktuell sehr interessant und es wird sehr viel Forschung gemacht. So hat man schon Zusammenhänge festgestellt mit dem Mikrobiom und u.a. Körpergewicht, Diabetes mellitus Typ 2 und diversen Autoimmunerkrankungen. Da es deutlich ein sehr spannendes und auch grösseres Thema ist, habe ich beschlossen

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Why People Lost Trust in Modern Medicine

This has been a topic of concern amongst health professionals over the past few years, hence it was important I bring this up. In today’s segment, my guest expert Dr. Luitgard Holzleg, answers some of my questions about trust, “conventional medicine” and pseudoscience in the medical world.

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An honest review of HelloFresh Meal Kits by Tatiana Schoch

Meal delivery services and meal box kits are on the rise to cater for our busy lifestyles with the aim of encouraging more home-cooked, fresh meals. HelloFresh is one of those companies that has landed in Switzerland with the goal of keeping meals exciting, simple and delicious.  So

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The Rise of the Unqualified Nutrition Expert

As a dietitian for over 10 years now, it is fascinating, frustrating and sad to see how this profession has been hijacked by those who are unqualified to provide nutrition advice especially when it comes to speciality areas such as food intolerances, allergies and paediatric nutrition.

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Recipe Recap: Low FODMAP recipes I’m loving

If you’re someone with a dodgy tummy, like yours truly, having a constant flow of low FODMAP recipe inspo is a must! You can learn more about FODMAPs here, but for now, here are a few recipes that I’m currently loving!

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Migraine Headaches: Is nutrition involved?

Being a long-term sufferer of migraines, I realised that many fellow “migraineurs” are unaware of their diet’s role as a potential trigger and how we are so quick to jump to medication and neglect potential dietary culprits. By saying that though, there are a number of factors involved

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Baby-Friendly PB Banana Bread

And we’ve finally tackled the final high allergenic food, that is the nut! As we increased little P’s food repertoire, I found that the best way to introduce nuts before his first birthday was in banana bread!

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Intuitive Eating and the Food Freedom Challenge with Caitlin Ball

  In my line of work, you tend to meet people from many different backgrounds within the world of health, wellness and nutrition and this lovely lady and friend, is someone I can call the duchess of intuitive eating, helping women break free from the vicious cycle

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Zurich Goes Plant-based

Food Zurich started off with a bang and for those unaware of this popular food festival, it is a celebration of everything that stimulates the taste buds! This recent edition also included an event that is all about plant-based eating, hosted by the newest hotspot in town,

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Does Body Positivity Promote Obesity?

Now this is an extremely controversial topic at the moment as the term “body positivity” has created a lot of confusion and in all honesty, this is also a movement that I continue to learn more about. So, the questions that I tend to get, which fall

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