What is slow food? Find out now

October 16th, 2017|Eating behavior|

With the tumultuous routines we have, it's difficult to stop and eat a leisurely lunch, enjoying the food and the moment. Does this sound familiar? Maybe it's time to answer the question; 'what is slow food?' It's a movement that combines very well with what we talk about in my practice and in my program [...]

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Discover some healthy food recipes

October 15th, 2017|Recipes|

Many people who follow my program the Sophie Effect or come to my practice at some point ask me for healthy food recipes. I understand, everyone wants a healthy way to lose weight and to acquire healthy habits in order to live better, but I believe these concepts are a little warped. How many people [...]

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A healthy balanced diet starts in your head, not in your stomach

September 27th, 2017|Eat what?|

"Eat more fruits and vegetables!". I'm sure you've heard this recommendation when it comes to "a healthy balanced diet", right? Although correct, this information seems a little too generic. And even a little frustrating. The act of eating is so important, and so enjoyable, that it shouldn't be reduced to what you should or shouldn't [...]

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Weight loss tablets: the promise of a miracle that can compromise your health

September 16th, 2017|Eating behavior|

It goes something like this: you begin taking weight loss tablets because a friend suggested them, or because you read something about them on the internet. The goal is to lose weight fast, and all this expectation is deposited in that tiny tablet. After a few days, finally, the miracle happens. The long-awaited slimming begins [...]

How long does PMS last? Do you know?

September 14th, 2017|Well-being|

We women spend our whole lives under a real storm of hormones. Puberty, menstrual cycle, pregnancy, puerperium, pre-menopause, menopause... This causes a whirlwind of changes in our body and mind as well. A few days before menstruation, there's a hormonal oscillation called Premenstrual Tension (PMS). The discomforts can be irritability, headaches, bloating, wanting to cry [...]

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Light Meal Ideas for Dinner

August 22nd, 2017|Eat what?|

I've heard a lot of people say that they eat in a controlled way and that, in order to lose weight, they choose light meal ideas for dinner. For me, light foods are foods which are easier to digest than, for example, baked beans at dinner time, which can disrupt your digestion and thus a [...]

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Is it possible to “slim” with green juice diets for weight loss?

August 19th, 2017|Eat what?|

Seeing the hand on the scale's go down is the desire of 90% of the people who come to see me in my practice. And there are plenty of solutions that most patients bring to me: green juice diets for weight loss, detox diets, non-carbohydrate diets, intermittent fasting, super foods. I'm sorry to disappoint those [...]

Green cleanse juices are great for health, but they don’t work miracles.

August 7th, 2017|Eating behavior|

The word "cleanse" has become a true mantra among those seeking "healthy eating”. So I ask you: before drinking green cleanse juices, have you ever stopped and wondered why you chose this type of drink? In fact, the answer I would most like to hear is "because I like it," or "because I feel like [...]

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What are the signs your period is coming?

August 6th, 2017|Well-being|

Just before menstruation, some women may experience some discomfort, such as cramps, headaches, depression, irritability, and other symptoms. It's difficult to keep up with all the changes that take place in our bodies and we wonder how to deal with them. More important than knowing the signs your period is coming is understanding how to [...]

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Tips for healthy eating habits

August 5th, 2017|Eating behavior|

Daily restlessness forces us to do several activities at the same time. Be it work, study, housework, babysitting, caring for pets, visiting parents, going to the market, meetings, phew! There are so many compromises that can end up hampering our attention to what we eat. At the same time, the large supply of food makes [...]

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