For many women, the days before menstruation are associated with premenstrual syndrome (PMS) symptoms. It is not uncommon that I am told during consultations that it is almost impossible to exercise intensively during this phase and to implement the diet according to plan. In the following blog I will show the causes of frequently occurring problems and I will provide solutions to alleviate these complaints.
Due to the Corona situation, there will be no fun runs for the time being. Due to the lack of exercise alternatives in the home office and thanks to the fantastic spring weather, outdoor endurance sports are nevertheless more popular than ever before. After all, men and women do something good for themselves with exercise.
It is impossible to imagine our spice cabinets without salt, but at the same time we know the eternal discussion whether salt is harmful to our health or not. In the next few paragraphs I will try to shed some light on this and clarify some of the open questions.
Switzerland is getting older and older. According to the Federal Statistical Office, the number of people over 65 in Switzerland has continued to increase (1). Health and well-being in old age (over 65 years) also depend to a large extent on what is eaten. But what exactly happens to the body in old age and to what extent does the physical requirement profile shift?
We all know the sudden craving for something sweet or salty. In addition to everyday eating habits, this can also be related to the menstrual cycle for you as a woman. So if you feel like eating candy bars, pizza or chips again, it’s quite possible that you will get your period soon.
The coronavirus (COVID-19) has led to a Swiss-wide lockdown (shutdown). A strong immune system is helpful to prevent a lockdown in your body. This is highly complex and serves to recognize and fight foreign bodies and diseased body cells. Strengthen your immune system by paying attention to the BERN principle.
According to the Swiss Society for Nutrition (SGE), carbohydrates are the most important source of energy in the human organism in terms of quantity (1). The SBU therefore recommends that carbohydrates should cover 45-55% of the daily energy intake. For athletes even between 55-65% (3). A maximum of 10% of the daily energy intake should […]
The ski holidays are just around the corner. But what does optimal nutrition look like on a skiing day? It’s worth taking a look at the energy consumption during a day on the boards.
Anyone who has ever trained in a crossfit box knows it’s loud, fun, competitive and you can really power yourself up. The enthusiasm for the sport is therefore enormous with many and it is often trained over 5 times the week intensively. On the one hand it’s great and you can get fitter than ever. On the other hand, there are also risks that you should take into account. When looking after crossfitters we often see similar problems in the metabolism.
Did you know that the so-called fast muscle fibers are supplied with less oxygen than the slow muscle fibers?
Find out what this means for optimal nutrition and performance in the new blog.