Healthy Eating during Breastfeeding Breastfeeding is a very important time, both for mother and her baby. Breastfeeding provides the baby with the optimal macro and micronutrients that are essential for healthy growth and development of the baby. It is no secret that no formula milk, no matter how well made, can replace mother's milk. The science … Continue reading Nutrition Guide for Breastfeeding Moms
The topic of breastfeeding couldn't be more important to me as I breastfed my big girl for 15 months (it was her decision to end it) and I am now breastfeeding my 10 months old, literally as I write this, too. Breastfeeding may be difficult, but it is very rewarding, and it is now my … Continue reading My Breastfeeding Journey + The Importance of a Diet During Breastfeeding
My story of exercising and getting familiar with nutrition goes back some 5 years. It was the time when young girls and women were becoming increasingly aware of body aesthetics, the popularity of fitness was at its top, and new kinds of fitness were emerging almost every day, as well as new diets that supposedly … Continue reading Carbohydrates, Pre-Workout Meals + My journey into Nutrition
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