leafy greens intake diet

Healthy eating: three smart ways to increase your leafy greens intake

It is universally acknowledged that leafy greens are among the most nutrient-dense and healthy foods on our tables. Rich in vitamins (such as vitamin A, C, and K) and minerals (such as calcium and iron), low in fat and calories, and high in dietary fiber, leafy greens not only are of great help in weight management, but they also contribute to reducing the risk of cancer and heart disease. Indeed, their benefits go above and beyond weight management and prevention. Spinach, kale and all other leafy vegetables are also high in antioxidants, such as vitamin C, lutein and zeaxanthin, which…

coffee places cafes in Berlin

Cafés in Berlin: my Top 5

Berlin might not be for everyone, but with no doubt it is the place to be for coffee lovers. Indeed, the coffee culture in Berlin is – as Sarah Allen from the Barista Magazine – puts it “growing, and growing fast”. From black coffee to Espresso, to latte art, Berlin can satisfy any wish you may have. The focus is on coffee quality and vegan alternatives – soy milk, almond milk and even coconut milk are to be found almost anywhere in the German capital. As a coffee enthusiast on a strict diary-free diet, I have selected my top five coffee…

winter essentials oversized knit sweater

Winter essentials: Super cozy oversized knit sweater

  If – as I happened to read in an article a couple of days ago – “the girl world is divided into two distinct parts: summer girls and winter girls”, then, well, I am definitely a summer girl. I love everything about summer: the long bright days, the sun flooding my bedroom in the morning, the lazy afternoons spent at the park, the open air parties.. The list could go on forever. Still, it is not just about the sunny and nice weather – in summer, I feel more energetic, proactive and predisposed to positive thinking. Be it because…