Mel’s SOS Guide

  Read below all the advises of Melanie…   Fitness Get more energy from your workouts! – 60min. morning walk daily as fast as you able to and speed up day by day. Moving your arms, engage your abs, shoulder soft. Find a walking buddy! – 3 days per week strength training with a weight […]

Shoot the hormones

Shoot the Hormones    Maintaining your ideal body weight can be a frustrating and difficult task. You may have heard or suspected that your hormones have something to do with your inability to lose weight. Well, that can absolutely be the case for many women, especially if you have had children, been on birth control […]

Health benefits of mangosteen

  Delicious and juicy, mangosteen is one of the popular tropical fruits. It comprises of an impressive list of essential nutrients which are required for normal growth and development and overall nutritional well-being.   It is moderately low in calories (63 calories per 100 g) and contains no saturated fats or cholesterol. Nonetheless, it is […]

Food that lower cholesterol level

1. Oats If you’re looking to lower your cholesterol, the key may be simply changing your morning meal. Switching up your breakfast to contain two servings of oats can lower LDL cholesterol (the bad kind) by 5.3% in only 6 weeks. The key to this cholesterol buster is beta-glucan, a substance in oats that absorbs […]

Paleo Diet

The paleo diet is a whole food based approach to eating: preferably locally grown quality protein from poultry, meat, fish and seafood, fruit and vegetable carbohydrates, and whole food fats, like nuts, freshly pressed oils and avocado. Your diet should give you adequate but not excess, carbohydrates and fats sufficient for your fuel needs, and […]

Hormones and Nutrition

Progesterone is a female sex hormone produced by the ovaries and the adrenal glands. It is extremely important for women’s health, and it plays a crucial role in the female reproductive system including the menstrual cycle and fertility, as well as the development of the fetus and the maintenance of pregnancy. Imbalances of progesterone levels […]