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I am Jenni, a mom of two, health coach, personal trainer, lecturer and nutrition adviser who is interested in being fit and living as healthy as possible. I help people to feel better and to live a healthier life. I work passionately because I know how a good diet and lifestyle changes can affect to the quality of your life. My interest in healthy food started after my first pregnancy as I noticed that I was suffering from constant cravings for candy and sugary treats. I was also getting heavy stomach symptoms from dairy and gluten. The change into better happened when I gave up wheat, sugar and dairy products. The change was enormous, as before I was consuming these products a lot. Instead of having these in my diet, I started to eat more fresh vegetables, clean and real food. I noticed a big change in my well being shortly after only a week. My thoughts were clearer, my skin brightened up and my stomach was no longer upset. I was feeling really energetic although I was living a hectic year with my newborn son.

I want to be a good example for my children, students and encourage others to feel better. Investing in your health is always a good investment! My own experiences with diet and exercise lead me to personal trainer studies and later I specialized in nutrition (Advanced studies in Nutrition Science, Fitness Nutrition Specialist). Currently I am continuing my Nutrition studies in the university and corporate level. 

I have my own health coach business  and during the daytime I work as a teacher.

In this blog I share my tips how to live a healthier life!

I'm glad that you're here ūüĎä 

Hei, olen hyvinvointi- ja ravintovalmentaja Jennikatja. Autan ihmisiä voimaan paremmin ja elämään terveellisempää elämää. Teen työtä intohimoisesti, sillä tiedän miten hyvä ravinto vaikuttaa elämänlaatua parantavasti. Kiinnostukseni terveellistä ravintoa kasvoi kun raskauden jälkeen huomasin kärsiväni jatkuvasta makeanhimosta sekä vilja- ja maitotuotteet tuottivat suolistolleni oireita. Muutos parempaan tapahtui kun luovuin valkoisesta sokerista, vehnäjauhosta sekä maitotuotteista. Muutos oli suuri sillä ennen elin rahkalla ja maitoperäisilä proteiininlähteillä. Lisäksi rakastin ruisleipää sekä makeita herkkuja. Aloin panostamaan terveelliseen, aitoon ja puhtaaseen ruokaan sekä lisäsin kasvisten syöntiä. Huomasin muutoksen olossani jo muutaman viikon jälkeen. Ajatukseni ja ihoni kirkastuivat sekä mahani rauhoittui. Olin energisempi ja jaksoin vauva-arkea paremmin. Oivalsin sen, kuinka tärkeää on ensin huolehtia omasta hyvinvoinnista, jotta pystyy huolehtimaan muistakin paremmin. Hyvinvoiva äiti on parempi äiti!
Haluan olla hyvä esimerkki omille lapsilleni, oppilailleni ja innostaa muita voimaan paremmin. Panostaminen omaan terveyteen kannattaa aina! Oivallukseni hyvän ruokavalion ja liikkumisen yhteydestä ohjasi minua ensin Personal trainer opintoihin asuessamme ulkomailla ja myöhemmin erikoistuin ravitsemuspuoleen. Olen jatkanut kouluttautumistani ravitsemustieteiden parissa pääsääntöisesti yliopistossa, sillä uskon tieteellisen tiedon voimaan. Tällä hetkellä tavoitteenani on myös valmistua Ravitsemustieteen aineenopettajaksi ja ProHealthin FLT-ravintovalmentajaksi.
Kasvatustieteen maisteri, Jyv√§skyl√§n yliopisto 2009 
Personal Trainer, ACE Fitness 2013
Teveystieteen perusteet-kursseja, Itä-Suomen yliopisto 2013
Filosofian maisteri, It√§-Suomen yliopisto 2018 
Fitness Nutrition Specialist, ACE Fitness 2018
Terveyden tukipilarit kursseja, ProHealth 2018
Lääketieteen perusteet -opintoja, Itä-Suomen yliopisto 2019
Ravitsemustieteen perusteet 25op, Itä-Suomen yliopisto 2019

Ravitsemustieteen aineopinnot 35 op, Itä-Suomen yliopisto 2019-2020

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I Quit Drinking Coffee and it Changed My Life

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Vaivaako turvotus? Kokeile alla olevia vinkkejä ja saatat päästä kiusallisesta turvotuksesta eroon.

1. Syö säännöllisesti pieniä aterioita 5 kertaa päivässä.

2. Lisää kuitujen määrää.

Kuidut auttavat suolen toiminnassa, mikä jo sinällään vähentää turvotuksen tunnetta vatsassa. Tähtää 25 g päivässä. Hyviä kuidun lähteitä ovat kaurapuuro, täysjyväviljatuotteet, päärynä, avokado. Kaurapuuro marjojen kanssa on hyvä nesteenpoistaja.

3. Vältä suolan käyttöä.

Muistathan, ett√§ leiv√§ss√§ on yleens√§ paljon suolaa, leikkeleist√§ ja juustoista puhumattakaan. Jos k√§yt√§t n√§it√§ elintarvikkeita, valitse v√§h√§suolaisin vaihtoehto tai syd√§nmerkki. √Ąl√§ lis√§√§ suolaa riisi√§ keitt√§ess√§si. Katso my√∂s paljonko kasvis- ja lihaliemikuutiosi sis√§lt√§√§ suolaa. Voit yll√§tty√§!Suolaa tulisi saada maksimissaan 5g p√§iv√§ss√§. Useilla suomalaisilla t√§m√§ m√§√§r√§ ylittyy reilusti.

4. Vältä nopeita hiilihydraatteja.

N√§it√§ ovat muun muassa sokeri ja valkoviljatuotteet. N√§m√§ ker√§√§v√§t nestett√§ elimist√∂√∂si ja aiheuttavat turvotusta …