You know that moment when you buy a box of chocolates for the time when somebody comes over for tea. You put it away on the top shelf so that you can't just effortlessly reach for it. You sit down satisfied with your willpower. Life is great. You are great. And then the evening comes … Continue reading How to Avoid Sweet Temptation
After studying the first two rules (here and here), we know that it is important to eat enough and not skip meals, and we also know that calories are not created equal and it is possible to eat more food that is rich in micronutrients but lower in calories - this is a good trick to eat more … Continue reading Smart Weight Loss, Hunger-Free. Rule No. III
In the previous part we discussed the first and most important rule of hunger-free weight loss - the basics of good nutrition. It is extremely important that you do not skip meals trying to cut the calories; skipping meals doesn't work for weight loss and leads to further complications, such as overindulging and bingeing and also … Continue reading Smart Weight Loss, Hunger-Free. Rule No. II.
Long ago I wrote a post on why you shouldn't really try to supress your hunger but rather implement some strategies that help your body work efficiently and achieve maximum satiety, as well as keep hunger under control, because hunger is really just a tool that the body uses to let us know that it needs more fuel. There … Continue reading Smart Weight Loss, Hunger-Free. Rule No. 1
Detox diets appear to be pretty popular these days, people spend tons of money on detox teas and supplements, while others make money selling them. It is also an extremely controversial topic, with one side of people implementing detox diets in their lifestyles and other side rejecting all things detox. Which side is right and … Continue reading What is Detox and Do We Need It?
It seems totally harmless, even though deep down we know that we shouldn't. We start to reason with ourselves 'But it's just this one time... I have been eating good all week! One take-out wouldn't hurt'. But the truth is that it might hurt. And we don't know when. I recently stumbled upon a study that clearly … Continue reading Why ‘once-in-a-while’ junk food may not be a good idea
Many people associate herbal teas with medicines, and sometimes rightly so. But not all plants created equal, and even though they all possess some medicinal - or rather beneficial for human health - action, some herbs are better used only in healing, while other can be taken more or less safely as part of a healthy diet. I say … Continue reading Do you ‘Tea’? Pt. III: Herbal Teas