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Salmon is known as a healthy food, rich in Omega-3 fatty acids. What you may not have known is that most Atlantic farmed salmon is contaminated with chemicals such as ethoxyquin (EQ), butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT) and butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA) that is used to preserve fish food. What is ethoxyquin? Ethoxyquin is a synthetic antioxidant…(Read More)

avocados

Avocados are among my favorite fruits. You heard right; avocados aren’t vegetables but fruits! What makes the avocado one of my favorite fruits is their high fat content. In comparison, most other fruits have a high carbohydrate content due to fructose (fruit sugar), which I try to consume only in limited quantities. In a…(Read More)

My favorite food: Eggs

This article is part of a new series that gives special recognition to food that’s particularly nutritious and thus is on my personal list of “superfoods.” Let me introduce you to eggs, a food full of protein, healthy fat, and nutrients. Eggs and cholesterol Eggs used to get a bad rep because of their…(Read More)

KIND snacks samples

Eating healthy is not easy considering that most food you can buy at the grocery store is quite the opposite of healthy. Making it yourself is not always an option, so to help you pick healthy foods, I started a new series called “Favorite food brands”. In this article, I would like to introduce KIND…(Read More)

Secret to sleep

For many people, sleep is a necessary evil. Something that takes time away from other things they could be doing. In this article, I will share with you how you can use sleep to your advantage and what the secret to sleeping well is. The importance of sleep Sleep is a crucial factor for your…(Read More)

What the most successful people do before breakfast

A year ago, my sister-in-law Silvia introduced me to a concept that would literally change my life overnight. She told me to read a book by the title “What the most successful people do before breakfast”. Buy book on Amazon Not a Morning Person I never considered myself a morning person. In fact…(Read More)

Chosen Foods Sample

Eating healthy is not easy considering that most food you can buy at the grocery store is quite the opposite of healthy. Making it yourself is not always an option, so to help you pick healthy foods, I started a new series called “Favorite food brands”. Chosen Foods Mayonnaise We discovered Chosen Foods when I…(Read More)

Bose vs Plantronics

In this article, I’ll review the Bose SoundSport Wireless Headphones and compare how they stack up against the Plantronics BackBeat Fit that I have used for the past year. If you are interested in learning more about the Plantronics BackBeat Fit, you can check out my full review. Bose SoundSport I’m…(Read More)

Workout and Activity App

With the release of the Apple Watch Series 2, Apple has reconfirmed its focus on Fitness. Not surprisingly, watchOS 3.0 and (to a lesser extent) iOS 10 feature improved Workout and Activity apps. But there is still a lot of room for improvement, and in this article, I present you my wish list for…(Read More)

Paleo breakfast

Staying true to your dietary choices while traveling can be difficult. In this post I’ll share a Paleo breakfast alternative that can safe your day in a pinch. I usually keep breakfast simple: 4–5 eggs sunny-side up with a side of bacon, avocado or other fruit, depending on availability. At home, I…(Read More)

Sleep tracking

In an earlier post I have written about working around the lack of sleep tracking capabilities of the Apple Watch. In this post I’ll show you how an app called Sleep++ turns your Apple Watch into a sleep tracker. I have used a Jawbone UP2 band for a couple of months to track my…(Read More)