Health + Beauty

“Paleo Pure” Pop-Up: Nothing like a Caveman’s Meal

Two years ago, when we first heard about the Paleo diet (from a Swiss physio, no less!), we imagined foraging the Swiss countryside, Paleolithic-style, hunting down our dinner. The image didn't exactly evoke elegance and style, though it sounded exciting enough! When the alliterative "Paleo Pure" pop-up restaurant featured a dinner last Saturday, we decided…

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Fitness Boot Camps Around Zurich

Don’t let the name scare you! Fitness boot camp is indeed what it sounds like (an intense workout class), but without the extreme conditions or someone yelling at you. Thank goodness! Zuri Girl tested several boot camps and is happy to share with you all you need to know to gear up for your next…

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Paleo in Zurich

Romy Dollé is, without a doubt, one of the strongest influencers encouraging the Paleo lifestyle for Zuri Girls & Guys. Although it’s a trendy word in Zurich, the lifestyle is fairly simple: eat only natural, unprocessed, seasonal and local food that is free of gluten, sugars, legumes and processed dairy products while following an intense…

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30 Days with Dietitian, OVIVA

OVIVA, My Personal Dietitian Phone App.  Kate Middleton…Beyonce…they look so good because they have a 24/7 chef, fitness instructor & health coach right? Well, ladies, you too now have no excuse! Zuri Girl tried out OVIVA.

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Green Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring means beautiful flowers, warm weather, sunshine… and time for spring cleaning! Zuri Girl has some green tips for how to make this year’s spring cleaning completely eco-friendly.

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KURE BAZAAR: Vegan Nail Polish

When we first heard the name KURE BAZAAR, admittedly, we were not familiar with this popular non-toxic nail polish line from Paris...now available in Zurich at Schminkbar locations, by Bea Petri. For healthy nails, we generally purchase Butter London polishes...but this new line in Zurich brings some tough competition to the market of manicured nails. Here's…

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NEW: Barre Fitness in Zurich

Barre Fitness has emerged in Zurich, taking on many various forms, but it is Body Love Fitness that has captured our hearts as THE destination for the style of Barre Fitness workouts that we are accustomed to from the United States and United Kingdom. We love the modern music pumping from the speakers and the…

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The NEW Viva Mayr Detox Holiday

What do a gorgeous Greek professional basketball player, a name-remembering, wickedly amusing English gentleman, a pair of stunning Nigerian Queens (not literally but they certainly could be), an English Duke and Duchess, a sweet Dutchman with big belly and bigger smile, a German real-estate magnate and a high-powered, attractive head-turning PR woman, have in common? They…

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Yoga That Gives Back

It's not every day you can do something healthy for your body and, at the same time, give back to a well-deserving charity.  However, Ashtanga Yoga Zurich does just that. 

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Meal Planning with Ease

“Did she really say that? “ Oh girlfriend. Zuri Girl got chatting with Health Coach Vanessa knows how hard it is to plan in the kitchen. She is not a perfect “let’s just whip something up outa the refrigerator” girl. She is a native New Yorker who loved ordering take out. We’re talking Sushi on…

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