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A pile of white onions

Onions: what are the benefits?

What's underneath all of those layers?  This vegetable, one of the most widely consumed in Switzerland (an average of 5 kg per capita per year), is full of surprises. Find out more about the history and benefits of onions, plus an easy recipe to make the most of them. We hope it won't bring a tear to your eyes!

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Tarragon chicken ready meal top down

Are Ready Meals Bad for You?

Ready meals - those convenient packages of pre-cooked food that you just need to heat up - often get a bad rep. But are they really as bad for your health as they're made out to be? Let's dive into the truth behind the myths and find out whether ready meals deserve their not-so-great reputation.

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salmon fillet with butter on a bed of ratatouille

How to create your perfect low-carb meal plan

Are you looking to shed some pounds or simply adopt a healthier lifestyle? One option to achieve your goals is to try a low-carb diet. Here, we dive into the world of low-carb meal plans, including what they are, the best foods to eat, and how to create your own. So, grab a snack (preferably low-carb, of course) and let's get started!

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Chickpea and cauliflower curry served on a white plate with rice.

Vegan vs. Vegetarian: What's the Difference?

Are you curious about the difference between vegan and vegetarian diets? Well, you've come to the right place! In this article, we'll explore the distinctions between these two dietary choices, their health implications, and what you can cook if you have a vegan or vegetarian friend coming to dinner.

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A balanced low-carb meal with fish, broccoli and tomatoes

11 top tips for how to lose weight healthily

Losing weight doesn’t have to be a painful, punishing process. We find the best approach is to focus on eating real, healthy food instead of processed “stuff” and to go slow and steady. Cutting your calories by around 10% is more likely to be sustainable in the long run than any crash dieting. Here are our top tips on how to lose weight for good.

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Crusted cod with green beans and risotto served on a dark plate

How many calories per day for men and women of all ages

Do you plan to lose weight and eat healthier? Or do you want to gain some extra weight and develop muscles? The correct calories per day depend on your goals as well as your gender and age group. To get started, this article gives you a detailed insight about your optimal amount of calories per day, so that you can make reliable choices in order to achieve your goals.

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