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One of the greatest aspects of Metabolic Balance is the results it can bring. Check out this great testimonial from Sandra who describes how Metabolic Balance has changed her life.

“In the beginning it was a big change because everything was so new. However, after a short time, I was on the right track to my goal. I felt very uncomfortable in my body. I had no self-esteem. In addition to the great weight loss, my mental state is the biggest change. I have regained much more joy in life and I radiate it, too. ” – Sandra G. , 28 years old

Take the first STEP towards more health, well-being & vitality!

Spinach and Fried Eggs

Yesterday we talked about the classic combination of pairing spinach with fried eggs. It doesn’t only taste good, but can also be combined with other ingredients, depending on your preferences. 

Ingredients:
1 serving of spinach
Red onion
1 garlic clove
1 serving of eggs
Freshly grated ginger
Salt and pepper

Preparation:
Wash and dry the spinach. Dice the onion, garlic and ginger finely and fry in a pan on low heat. Then add the spinach and cook until it has completely wilted. Season with salt and pepper. In a separate pan prepare fried eggs to your liking. Serve the eggs over the spinach and enjoy!

Pumpkin Gratin

To finish our pumpkin week, we are sharing a delicious pumpkin gratin recipe!

Ingredients:
1 serving of mozzarella
1 serving of vegetables (pumpkin, spring onions)
Curry powder
Chili powder
Salt and pepper

Preparation:
Wash and clean the vegetables and cut them along with the mozarella into thin slices. Put the pumpkin slices into a casserole dish and season to taste with curry powder, chili powder, and salt and pepper. Bake in the oven at 400°F (200°C) for about 15 minutes. Cover with mozzarella and bake for another 5 minutes. Sprinkle with spring onions and enjoy!

One Life, One Body

Always remember this: You have only one body. So treat it well and provide it with the right nutrients. Studies prove that a healthy diet is an important part of disease prevention. So take care and stay healthy! 

Spices

Spices are one of the best ways to add variety, flavor, and color to dishes. But spices can also be very intimidating and overwhelming. In order to help simplify spices and how to best use them check out this great infographic. It helps guide you through which spices pair best with what foods.

Source: Cooksmarts

Pumpkin

Every year the pumpkin is THE star among the autumn vegetables. In terms of health, the pumpkin flesh is a true jack-of-all-trades. Pumpkins contain a lot of water and fiber which help the digestive system. Additionally, it is packed full of vitamin A and minerals such as copper, iron, magnesium and potassium. In folk medicine, fresh pumpkin juice is said to help with constipation.
Not just the flesh of the pumpkin is great for your health. Pumpkin seeds are not only delicious but also contain valuable fatty acids, minerals and trace elements such as manganese, zinc, copper and selenium.

Use this opportunity to try out a new pumpkin recipe and know that you are doing something good for your body!

Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting has been a trend for a few years now. Dr. Ethan Weiss, a cardiologist at the University of California, San Francisco, started researching this topic in 2013, and even started practicing it himself. Weiss started a clinical trial in order to learn more about the potential benefits of intermittent fasting. The goal of the trial was to compare the health of patients who were fasting between 8pm and 12pm and a control group that ate at 3 regular mealtimes. Interestingly scientists found no significant differences in weight loss, fat mass, cholesterol, or blood sugar control between the two groups. Furthermore, fasting patients actually had more lean mass than fat mass loss compared to the group with 3 regular meal times. This study provides further evidence that a lifestyle such as that of Metabolic Balance that is based on 3 regular meals is the way to optimal health!

Study: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/fullarticle/2771095?guestAccessKey=444bbcb2-7e13-4dc6-998f-5de5e27aa19e&utm_source=For_The_Media&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=ftm_links&utm_content=tfl&utm_term=092820

Hidden Sugars

Many foods contain hidden sugars. Especially ready-made meals, fat-free products and refreshing drinks. Diabetes type II is often called “acquired diabetes” as it can be associated with a poor diet and lifestyle. However, the message is: Diabetes acquired at an adult age is often reversible – even if insulin is being injected. With the correct nutrition – we show you how! To learn more about how we can help you regain optimal health visit our website or send us a message!

Sharing is Caring

Sharing food with loved ones and friends is one of the good things in life. Food connects us and enriches our lives. It can also be a source of anxiety and dis-ease. So learning to eat well for you is possibly one of the best things you can learn.

Right now with all the restrictions that are happening around the world, it still seems a distant memory being able to sit down and to casually enjoy a meal with lots of people. But this will come back! And imagine being able to do this with ease, comfort and knowledge that you’re doing the right things for you. Right now is the perfect time to focus on your health and wellbeing by learning your foods to balance your metabolism and lose the weight your body doesn’t need. Not only are you giving yourself the best opportunity and health to see through this pandemic but you are also giving yourself the best time once things open up again.

Too many people are making themselves sick and tired with binge eating and drinking. Get in touch with your local Metabolic Balance practitioner today so you can enjoy life to the fullest now and in the future.
Unique personalized nutrition plans…that’s Metabolic Balance!

Credit: Metabolic Balance Australia and New Zealand

Preserving Food At Home

As the colder months are approaching it is the perfect time to try out different ways to preserve fresh fruit and vegetables for the winter.

There are numerous possibilities for preserving food. One of the oldest methods is drying. In the dehydrator, in the oven or in the open air, fruits lose their moisture and become more intense in flavor. A fun fall activity is to go apple picking, cut the tasty apples into slices, sprinkle with cinnamon or a pumpkin spice mixture, and then dehydrate in the oven at 225℉ for 2 hours. This make for delicious and healthy apple chips!

Another option which works especially well for vegetables is pickling or freezing. Both freezing and pickling in vinegar results in significantly lower nutrient losses than drying. Vegetables such as carrots, radishes, and beets are wonderful pickled. Fruits such as berries and peaches particular are ideal for freezing. Whatever method you choose, you can’t go wrong!