In the news – How Breathing Calms Your Brain, And Other Science-Based Benefits Of Controlled Breathing.

A great summary of benefits of conscious controlled breathing. I have learned benefits of breathing exercises through my yoga training. My husband Konstantin came to learn and use breathing techniques from his life long study and practice of martial arts, as a coach, he regularly incorporates breathing work into his own training sessions as well… Continue Reading


Carnivore. Week 3.

Gluten free ➡️dairy free ➡️ sugar free ➡️ red meat free ➡️ egg free ➡️ vegetarian ➡️ vegan ➡️ raw food ➡️ extended juice fasts ➡️ legumes free ➡️ grain free ➡️ pegan (Paleo/vegan) ➡️ keto ➡️ carnivore.


Why Older Adults Should Eat More Protein (And Not Overdo Protein Shakes) Judith Graham Older adults need to eat more protein-rich foods when they’re trying to lose weight, dealing with a chronic or acute illness, or facing a hospitalization, according to a growing consensus among scientists. During these stressful periods, aging bodies process protein less… Continue Reading


My vices rock! In the news – drink coffee and wine for longevity.

The way I see it - with all that we have given up - we should be drinking every night just to make ourselves feel better :) :) :) Croissants, muffins, apple fritters and bagels, twizzlers and gummy bears, pizza, pasta, hot-pockets, salami and hot dogs are no longer a part of my daily diet. Even bread! Sandwich or a toast - was an absolute necessity of our daily diet.


why I still blog?

New year reflection. What has served its purpose and should be left behind? What do I want to focus on in 2019? What do I bring along and nurture? Where do I want to thrive? I love working with these questions while looking at the year ahead. 2019, here we come!


Week 3. Body composition numbers.

Here are the results on Week 3, third week of me trying to assert how my diet and workouts are affecting my body. This week fell on Christmas and so naturally we enjoyed foods that are not a part of our regular diet. Sugars, grains, fruit – I really enjoyed that week 🙂 No regrets.… Continue Reading


In the news – organic is the way to go.

In case anyone is still wondering 🙂 – two separate studies confirming that buying organic is a better choice. Below are some bullet points. If you want to read studies and articles themselves, please follow the links. Can Eating Organic Food Lower Your Cancer Risk? In a study, those who ate more organic produce, dairy,… Continue Reading


In the news – Certain vitamins and minerals may help boost longevity | Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

“These substances help keep the body running smoothly. If supplies run low, the body may have to pull resources from tasks like repairing DNA damage that keep cells younger and healthier, but keeping supplies up could prevent this, according to Ames.” Another reason why eating a nutrient dense diet is critical! Clean nutritious fuel for… Continue Reading