As a big huge coffee lover (make it black, no milk please) I tend to advocate the numerous health benefits of coffee. But it wouldn't be fair to encourage people to drink coffee without mentioning the side effects, some of which can be quite a big deal if you drink it the wrong way or … Continue reading How Not To Drink Coffee
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
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