Healthy summer salads

Indulge yourself this summer and make your own, healthy, delicious and quick salads! Lees verder>

Healthy and tasty barbecue!

Savour the flavours of summer with balmy barbecue evenings. As the smell of charcoal spreads through the neighbourhood, remember: a barbecue is more than just grilling meat. Be creative this summer and treat yourself and the neighbours to some tasty, healthy and surprising dishes. Is barbecued food unhealthy? Food grilled on a barbecue is not unhealthy in itself, but there are some things that can make it unhealthier: Ready-made sauces: try to cut out the sauces as much as possible, because they are often very fat and full of sugar. Why don’t you… Make your own home-made sauces easily based… Lees verder>

Vitamin D, how does that work again?

The sun is nice and warm and makes you feel happy. Moreover, sun rays shining on the naked skin stimulate vitamin D production in your body. It's the only vitamin that the body can produce by itself! There are, therefore, many good reasons for spending time outdoors regularly. 15 minutes in the sun daily, with exposed face and hands, is already enough to produce vitamin D. Lees verder>

Colour, the ultimate secret!

Variation in your food is essential. Add colour to your plate! Not only does it look good, it is also extremely healthy. Lees verder>

Enjoy leftovers

In the Netherlands, we throw away 41 kilos of edible food per person per year. This is 145 euros per year! Such a waste, for leftovers can be used again next day. Lees verder>

Nutrition for your brain

Our brains need oxygen, fluid and energy to be able to perform optimally. You extracts oxygen out of the air, fluids from drinks and food, and energy from food. You can imagine that your eating and drinking habits have a direct impact on your brain. Lees verder>

Move up, importance of exercise

Exercise makes you healthy! Exercise makes your muscles strong, including your heart muscle. This is already a very good reason to do your absolute best every day. Nowadays people say: “sitting is the new smoking”. This means that we do much too little exercise in the Netherlands and sit much too long behind our desk without stretching our legs. Not exercising results in various physical disorders, just like smoking. This is why they say that sitting is just as unhealthy as smoking. Lees verder>

Keeping up New Year’s resolutions! A new year with new opportunities!

A healthy lifestyle brings various benefits, both physically and mentally. Keeping up a healthy lifestyle, however, is not always easy. Think ahead; your efforts will be rewarded! Lees verder>

Plan a stress-free meal

The mis-en-place or preparations for a festive menu: how do you do it without too much stress? The festive season can be more stressful than relaxing. So make sure that you’re well organised if you want to enjoy a dinner or lunch with several guests. Lees verder>

Coughing and sneezing? Boost your immunity!

Autumn has arrived and is making us cough and sneeze. Our immunity gets weaker in this season. But you can do something about it yourself: Lees verder>