High protein diets, the favourite kind of diets in today's world... We are bombarded daily with information how we need more protein, how it aids weight loss and boosts health, how protein powder supplements are an easy and convenient way to add more protein to our diets... There's even a crowd of Paleo and 'Primal' … Continue reading Why High Protein Diets Make Little Sense
Healthy body is impossible without healthy mind. Healthy eating doesn't mean healthy relationship with food. Without healthy relationship with food you cannot have healthy mind and healthy body. It's almost as simple as 1+1, yet some of us get 0 instead of 2. In my previous post I shared my experience of (mild?) orthorexia. It … Continue reading Dangers of a Good Diet Pt. II: Recognising Orthorexia Nervosa
Ah, it's so good to have a little trip away from time to time... You change the surroundings, get out of the routine that seems so boring and never-ending, forget the stress of the busy schedules and finally wind down and relax... And this brings me to the next rule of the Smart Weight Loss … Continue reading Smart Weight Loss, Hunger Free. Rule V.
While parts 1 and 2 were about the basics of good nutrition and nutrients vs. calories, and in the 3rd part we were talking about the importance of water, in this 4th part we are going to look at the importance of a good night's sleep. And if you think that sleep has definitely nothing to … Continue reading Smart Weight Loss, Hunger-Free. Rule IV.
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.