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Unveiling the Power of Metabolic Rate

Delve into the fascinating world of Metabolic Rate and discover its significance in understanding human physiology and health. While Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR), on which we will focus today, reflects the body's energy needs at rest, Active Metabolic Rate (AMR) provides a comprehensive view of daily energy expenditure, including physical activity levels. Both BMR and AMR are vital metrics in understanding human metabolism, managing weight, and promoting overall health and well-being.

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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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