Updated on 05/30/2022 at 09:30
- A healthy diet is the basis of anyone who wants to lose weight and strengthen their immune system.
- Drinking also promotes health, provided it is water, tea, juice or healthy shakes.
- With these tips and products, healthy eating can be fun for the whole family.
Healthy eating: Doc Fleck’s new recipes
Multiple Spiegel bestselling author Dr. Anne Fleck has just released her new book, “The 70 Simplest Healthy Recipes.” The doctor and nutritionist is known to many from the TV show “Die Nutrition Docs”. His many years of practical experience show that nutrition has a direct effect on the state of health. Fresh ingredients and a little basic knowledge of what’s important when shopping and cooking are important. That’s why “Doc Fleck” presents in its recipe collection light and healthy foods that are fun to prepare and eat. The recipes are both vegetarian and with meat.
Healthy food to go: lunch box from Löwenkönig
Eating healthy on the go is not possible, many workers think and prefer to eat fast food and unhealthy snacks instead. However, with a little willpower and a weekly schedule, you can eat healthy meals on the go. The advantages of making it yourself: The food is rich in nutrients, contains no harmful additives and promotes weight loss. A healthy diet also strengthens your immune system. Muesli, fresh salads, soups, noodles and rice dishes can be prepared in advance and taken away in resealable boxes or lunch boxes. A sturdy stainless steel box is worth it for everyday use. No plastic, no waste, but the Löwenkönig snack box is waterproof, odorless and equipped with removable dividers.
Healthy breakfast for work or school: Lunchpot from Mepal
Prepare your healthy breakfast for work the night before, it will save you time in the morning. Mepal’s lunch pots are practical because they weigh next to nothing and the two separate containers prevent the individual components from mixing together into a mush. For example, plain yogurt goes in the cup and granola or muesli in the lidded container. Or you can brew oats overnight in the mug and fill the lid with berries or nuts. This way the filling retains its fresh crunch. Even kids like to pop their porridge out of the colorful BPA-free cups and take their healthy breakfast to school.
Healthy Bowls in Jars: APS Preservation Jars
The eye eats with you. That’s why a healthy diet should contain as many colors as possible. The more colorful the vegetable mixture, the more varied the nutrients and the tastier the meal looks. The best example is the popular Buddha Bowls, which provide a healthy combination of protein, carbohydrates and vitamins. Arrange the individual components in the mason jar for on the go. Layer the individual ingredients on top of each other. The dressing comes in an extra glass. The sight alone whets the appetite for a healthy lunch.
Healthy drinking: the Beem kettle
Humans need at least two liters of fluid a day for the metabolism to work, for the brain to function properly, and for the transport of nutrients and the elimination of toxins in the body to go smoothly. Favorite drink: Water, preferably still. If you cannot do without carbon dioxide, you drink mineral water. Unsweetened tea is also a healthy drink. Green tea is said to boost the immune system and stimulate fat burning. Herbal teas have different effects: fennel tea calms the stomach, peppermint stimulates digestion, nettle tea dehydrates. In order to achieve the desired effect from the tea, the correct steeping temperature is crucial. If you want to become a tea lover from now on, you can invest in a teapot with temperature selection from Beem. 70 degrees for green tea, 100 degrees for herbal tea – the water has the right temperature for every type of tea at the touch of a button.
Boosting the immune system with juice: Braun juicers
Freshly squeezed fruit and vegetable juice contains many important vitamins and also tastes delicious. You can even make healthy food and drink tasty for kids. Whether it’s freshly squeezed orange juice for breakfast or apple and pineapple juice for meals in between, kids love juice and boost their immune systems with every sip. With your very own juicer, you can get creative and squeeze healthy vegetable juice anytime. Cucumber, celery, beets and carrots are ideal as a juice base. With a little fruit or ginger, you can vary the taste and expand the variety of vitamins. The Multiquick juicer from Braun was voted test winner in various tests because it easily transforms even hard vegetables into juice in seconds.
Filling drinks for weight loss
If you want to lose weight, you can replace individual meals with a smoothie or shake. You can quickly make healthy shakes yourself with a blender: Blend fresh fruit such as strawberries or bananas with milk or a plant-based alternative. Adding a tablespoon of oatmeal keeps you full longer. The addition of high quality protein powder supplies muscles with protein after exercise and promotes muscle building. But which drinks are particularly effective in stimulating fat burning? Inspiration for the recipes is provided by Veronika Pichl’s recently published book “Fitness Shakes and Smoothies”. But beware: if you replace more than one meal with a drink or eat only liquids, the likelihood of gaining weight again increases rapidly afterwards.
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