Health and Sleep

Wellness is a multi-faceted concept and many different factors impact our overall health and wellness. Although nutrition plays a huge role, sleep and rest is another factor that can have a big role in your health.
Here at Metabolic Balance, finding time for rest and relaxation is an important part of the jigsaw of good health. Make it a habit to take breaks throughout the day and maintain a regular sleep schedule. Tired of being a slave to your hormones? Discover how to Reset Your Body and rediscover wellness. Let’s chat to discover if Metabolic Balance is right for you.

Tzatziki

Tzatziki is a creamy and light sauce that is a perfect dip for crisp, crunchy vegetables or delicious pita. Give this recipe a try!

Ingredients:
3/4 cup of Greek yogurt
1 grated cucumber (about 1 cup)
1/2 garlic clove
Lemon juice
2 tablespoons of fresh mint and dill
Salt and pepper

Preparation:
Place the grated cucumber in a dish cloth and squeeze out all of the excess water. Then place in a bowl and add in the yogurt, garlic, lemon juice, and herbs. Season with salt and pepper and place in the fridge. Allow the flavors to mix for a few hours and then enjoy!

Cucumber

The humble cucumber is a popular vegetable found in many different varieties around the world. This popular vegetable is crunchy, refreshing, and absolutely delicious. It is perfect in a salad, as a pickle, great in sauces such as tzatziki, or soups such as gazpacho. In addition to being a versatile ingredient, cucumbers are also great for your health as they contain antioxidants, promote hydration, and contain important vitamins and minerals.
The next time you have a few cucumbers lying around consider trying a new recipe with this great ingredient.

Photo: Unsplash

Watermelon Salad

This light and refreshing salad is perfect for any summer lunch or dinner!

Ingredients:
6 cups of diced watermelon
1/2 cup of feta
1/2 red onion
Fresh basil
Fresh mint
Lime juice
Olive oil
Salt

Preparation:
Add the watermelon, sliced red onion, herbs and feta into a bowl. In a separate bowl make a dressing using the lime juice, olive oil, and salt. Add the dressing to the watermelon mix and serve over ribbons of romaine lettuce. Enjoy!

Watermelon

The beginning of summer means that is finally watermelon season! The beautiful green fruits with a juicy interior, are the perfect treat on a hot summer day. Watermelons are 92% water, great for for improving hydration in the summer! Around the world there are over 300 different varieties of watermelon that are cultivated which include seedless, mini, and yellow watermelons. From a health perspective, watermelons are great as they contain lycopene which is an antioxidant and are hydrating as they have such a high water content. In the kitchen, watermelons are super versatile as you can use the entire fruit in both sweet and savory dishes. A refreshing watermelon salad with basil and feta is the perfect appetizer while the rind can be pickled for a delicious condiment or side dish. What is your favorite way to eat watermelon in the summer? Let us know in the comments!

Hydration

With summer now in full swing hydration is more important than ever! Hydration and more specifically drinking enough water is key to a healthy body and mind!

Here are some tips and tricks to help you to drink more water throughout the day:Ā 

šŸ’¦Compete with someone to drink water regularly throughout the day

šŸ’¦Eat foods with high water content (watermelon anyone?)

šŸ’¦Keep a refillable water bottle with you at all times

šŸ’¦Add natural flavours to your water like lime, strawberry or orange!

By following these tips, you can make staying hydrated a part of your daily routine and support your health and well-being.

Fun and Healthy Choices

Between home, work and family commitments, time is often limited. But balanced nutrition is crucial and healthy living is achievable Metabolic Balance.

Celebrating the family experience is important in ensuring everyone can enjoy it eating healthy. You can involve the whole family by planning meals, grocery shopping, and cooking together!

Our personalized nutrition program provides inspiration tailored to your personal needs and will tickle the taste palate of all your family members as well.

Healthy Grocery Shopping

Healthy grocery shopping and meal planning can be beneficial for maintaining a balanced and nutritious diet. Still, it can be challenging to create meal plans that are both healthy and delicious, especially if you have a busy lifestyle. 

With the right approach to grocery shopping, you can transform your health and wellness from the inside out.

Our program and the Metabolic Balance app, which you can find on The App Store and Google Play Store, allow our clients to have their own personal shopping assistant, cooking course instructor, food list, and more.

Help is there every step of the way!

Metabolic Balance Near You

Need help reaching your weight loss effectively and sustainably? Find your nearest Metabolic Balance coach who will help you reach your goals! To ensure optimal results, a trained and experienced Metabolic Balance coach will create a personalized and 100% unique nutrition plan to suit your body.

With the right coach, you can reach your goals and improve your overall health and wellness.