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
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.
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?
From bitter black to delicate and almost floral white, teas vary quite a bit. Here you will learn where they come from, the difference between them and what their health benefits are.