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The bitter truth about sugar

Do we need sugar? What's the difference between fructose and glucose? Are artificial sweeteners any better? Just some of the questions we will look at in this blog post! 

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by Viviane Höger

Why Metabolic Balance® ?

If you have met me, attended any of my classes or are familiar the work I carry out through Well Mama, you know that I don’t do, prescribe or support any form of dieting. So why have I decided to work with the Metabolic Balance® program? 

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by Viviane Höger

My Metabolic Balance® Diary

Having gone through the program myself, here you can read about how I got on, where I struggled and how I feel about the program.  

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by Viviane Höger

Metabolic Balance® Q&A

Still unsure whether the Metabolic Balance® program is for you? We have compiled a list of frequently asked questions that can help you decide. If the answer you're looking for is not here though, feel free to get in touch via email: info@wellmama.ch 

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by Viviane Höger

Metabolic Balance®: what is it, how and why it works

Despite the claims that it will help you to lose excess weight, Metabolic Balance® is not a diet. It is, in fact, a hormone and metabolism re-balancing programme, resetting your body’s current metabolic functions. In a nutshell, it helps you use energy and burn fat at your body’s optimum level.

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by Viviane Höger

Is our metabolism to blame?

Do you know anyone who complains about having a slow metabolism and how they barely eat anything yet still gain weight? Or perhaps you know someone who appears to be able to eat whatever he or she likes — including large portions of junk food, and they never gain weight. These scenarios raise very good questions about our metabolism.

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by Viviane Höger

Loving and caring for your postnatal body

Summer has arrived and more than ever we’re bombarded with images of perfect postpartum bodies and articles about loosing baby weight in the media.

While there’s nothing wrong with longing to feel fit and strong again, holding on to be belief that our bodies need to somehow “bounce back”, is for most of us unrealistic, not to say dangerous. Find out my top tips for loving and caring for your postnatal body.  

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by Viviane Höger

Fitness with Baby

The truth about fat

Probably the most feared macronutrient out there, fat doesn't deserve the bad rap it has received over the years. Fat is in fact an essential part of a healthy diet, it gives us energy, it helps us feel full and keep us from overeating. It's time we stop fearing fat and learn more about it, and no I’m not just going to tell you the stuff you’ve heard a million times, such as “fat from fish is good” (completely true) and “saturated fat is bad” (very far from always true). So, when you’re done reading this, you may have an entirely different perspective on fat, and I do hope you decide to give fat a chance!

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by Viviane Höger

Your Pelvic Floor Matters

Scientific evidence paints a bleak picture of the physical health of our pelvic floor – most of us begin and end our lives in diapers. YIKES!

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by Viviane Höger

A Mama’s Journey through Postantal Fitness

Every mother’s postnatal journey is unique, and this is how Kristina, a mum of two from Horgen, got her strength and core stability back!   

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by Viviane Höger