My approach to a healthy lifestyle!

Approximately once a month I dedicate some time to write articles for this website: You can see some of my past articles here: Our Unique Wonderful Gut Microbiota! How to stay healthy during the Holidays! Winter is Coming – Are you prepared? Healthylux is a directory to find anything health related in Luxembourg including … Continue reading My approach to a healthy lifestyle!


Antibiotics and babies!


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By the time my youngest was 16 months old I had had to fight the doctors (and his daddy) twice to not give him antibiotics. My belief is to only use antibiotics on babies (and children) if it is absolutely necessary. In my two cases, I didn’t believe it to be. He may have recovered faster, but I believe the damage antibiotics do to the body is at a far greater cost then the few days they are in pain. I may seem like a horrible mother, letting my baby suffer, but let me explain.


Babies are born almost sterile and their gut flora is being populated the minute they enter the world at birth. During the first years of their life the flora is further populated and it is said that the immune system is mature at the age of 5.  Seventy percent of the immune system is located…

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The 3 biggest weight loss myths

Love it! So true! Please read!

Finally, sunshine! At last, flower blossoms (yes, I know, Brussels is totally behind!). And now, longer days. Spring is definitely in the air at and off come the thick layers of clothing that kept us warm the last few months and out come the sunglasses! Doesn’t it feel amazing? The energy, the promise of something more, the lightness of it all? I find myself smiling a lot these days, just out of sheer joy and happiness.

Yet at the same time with the warmer weather and longer days, here comes the reminder that the New Year’s resolutions are still unmet and there is now less and less time to be in shape for the summer!

Before you dive head over heels into the next diet or detox (which is still a diet even though it is a more fashionable term!), let me bust the 3 biggest weight loss myths for…

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