Midday Slump

Lunch without a midday slump: What really helps against the midday slump?

The midday slump after lunch – who doesn’t know it? Tiredness and lack of concentration are often accompanied by cravings. However, it is possible to influence the severity of this lunchtime slump.

Helpful practical tips

  • Drink enough – about 1. 5 liters a day.
  • Pay attention to regular meals – 3 meals
  • Light foods, such as vegetables and salads, combined with protein-rich foods such as fish, meat, eggs or nuts.
  • Sweets are best eaten immediately after the meal.
  • A small digestive walk after the meal at a leisurely pace.

Metabolic Balance App

Many of our clients report being busy! It’s sometimes difficult to juggle work, family activities and cooking healthy meals. Creating a weekly meal plan and shopping list helps you to stay organized and keep to your good intentions at mealtimes.

Our Metabolic Balance App acts as a mobile shopping assistant for you! It’s linked to your personal nutrition plan and food list together with healthy recipe suggestions for your meals.

A clearly-arranged daily plan presents your personalized meal options. On top of that, the required ingredients are conveniently placed in your personal shopping list to make busy lives that little bit easier.

Are you ready to discover a nutritional program as unique as you are? Why not contact your local MB coach today?

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Apple Scrambled Eggs

An apple a day keeps the doctor away . . . So it is perfect to eat them for breakfast as apple scrambled eggs. 

Ingredients:

1 portion of eggs
1 apple
Splash of water
Salt 
Vanilla
Cinnamon 

Preparation:
Wash and core the apple and chop or grate it. Heat a pan and cook the apple for a few minutes until soft. Whip the egg with a splash of water and season with vanilla, cinnamon, and salt. Pour the egg over the stewed apple and let it set. Sprinkle with cinnamon before serving. Enjoy!

Breakfast- Pros and Cons

“Breakfast – the most important meal of the day” – has always been a controversial topic, especially since there are differing expert opinions and observational studies. On the one hand, the team “no breakfast is a no go” argues that a balanced breakfast stimulates the metabolism and provides the body with the energy it needs to start the day efficiently and focused. Furthermore, you can prevent cravings and thus avoid constant “snacking”. This is saving calories in a simple way and at the same time preparing the body for the day ahead.

On the other hand, the “omit the breakfast” side believes that it is easier to maintain your weight with no breakfast. Longer fasting breaks (intermittent fasting) should give the body and organs more time for recovering and regenerating. This can also have a positive effect on blood pressure, blood sugar and blood fat levels.

In the United States, nearly one in four adults leave the house without breakfast because they may not be hungry or because they don’t have the time.

Fast breakfast options might be the right solution here, which can be varied in a fantastic way and are also well suited to take on the go! For example, overnight oats can be prepared the night before in a jar and then eaten on the way to work. Another great option are smoothies, which can be quickly prepared.  It’s also ideal to take to the office for a late breakfast.  

Do you have breakfast? If so, let us know down below in the comments!

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Personalized Nutrition

You are unique, and your nutrition plan should be too!
Metabolic Balance has been scientifically proven as one of the most successful nutrition programs ever. One key to our success lies in the high degree of individualization. It doesn’t matter who you are or what you do, together with your Metabolic Balance Practitioner, we’re going to celebrate your uniqueness and create a nutrition plan that is personalized for you.

Begin your health journey today!

Reset Your Body

Don’t hit snooze. Don’t wait for when you are less busy. Don’t even wait until tomorrow…
It’s time to upgrade. It’s time to level up. It’s time to reset your body!
Most importantly, it’s time to put the shakes, fad diet plans and calorie-counting apps away for good. Why? Well, if you don’t mind us saying… Metabolic Balance is a game changer!
You will be guided through your health journey by your Metabolic Balance coach. Experienced physicians, nutritionists and naturopaths professionally trained in our method will help and guide you at all stages of the program.
Together, we’re going to learn about your foods and create the lifestyle you need for balance, well-being and long-term health. All of the lifestyle recommendations from your coach are personalized and custom for your.
So don’t wait, you can start your total body and health reset today!

Adapted: Metabolic Balance Australia and New Zealand

Arugula Salad with Mango Dressing

This delicious salad is a perfect side dish and packed full of bold flavors!

Ingredients:

1 serving of vegetables (olives and arugula)
1 Tbsp. of chopped shallots
1 serving of mango
Balsamic vinegar
Salt and pepper

Preparation:
Pureé the olives with balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper. Peel the mango, remove the flesh from the core and cut into small cubes. Purée some of the cubes with the dressing, set aside the rest. Add the shallots to the dressing. Wash, clean and dry arugula. Mix with the mango cubes and the dressing. Pair the salad with any protein according to your plan – a fish fillet or tofu are two delicious options.

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Argulua

Arugula is an herb in the mustard family that is often referred to as “rucola”, “rocket”, or “rugula”. It was first cultivated hundreds of years ago in the Mediterranen but is now found around the world. It is commonly used in salads or added on top of dishes such as pizza. It has a peppery and slightly bitter flavor that is a delicious addition to many different dishes and ingredients, especially seasonal summer fruits and vegetables. In regards to nutrition, arugula is packed full of nutrients. It is an excellent source of vitamins A, C, K, fiber, iron and folate. The next time you are thinking of making a salad try adding a bit of arugula!

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Consistency

One key component of success when making a lifestyle change such as starting Metabolic Balance is consistency! Metabolic Balance is about learning to make the best choices for yourself for the right reasons. It’s about being honest with yourself and showing up for yourself every day. It’s about deciding how do you want to feel today, tomorrow, next month, next year and in 20 years time.

Living your best life includes the parties, the celebrations, the coffee with a friend, the afternoon ice cream with your kids. It’s about learning what you can get away with and what you just can’t! But it also means that you’ll consistently get back on track and look after yourself too.

By having a Metabolic Balance plan, you have the potential to consistently be your best self.

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