Category: Diet

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This post will mainly focus on the gravity of iodine deficiency as seen on women, especially pregnant women, following a modern Western diet, particularly plant-based. We will start with a quick introduction to iodine and its functions and we will navigate through the meaning of a iodine deficiency while pregnant or not, leaving you with some very disturbing findings coming from Iceland.

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We often complicate matters more than needed: weight loss is achieved via a nourishment plan that is very specific to an individual as it aims at creating a negative energy balance. So yes, it might be that for you, as a particular individual, a ready-made weight loss plan will not work because the variables will simply not add up to maintain a caloric deficit in your specific case.

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4 Fermented Foods To Add To Your Diet

There has been an increasing fame for fermented foods lately mainly due to the health benefits that arrived with the trend of brewed kombucha drink that’s being enjoyed now everywhere in the world. Fermented foods are a rich source of beneficial bacteria yeast that will aid the breakdown of sugars which results in much longer shelf-life for products due to the fermentation process while increasing the good bacteria in your food in comparison with untreated fresh produce.

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The Top 5 Dishes of My Childhood

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I would love to do a ”what I eat in a day” kind of post but it would take too much time being with the camera in the hand and probably not the most comfortable with little Astrid, so the best I can do is to just talk a little bit more about what we eat/I cook.