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
I will tell you my story. And I am sure that many people can relate. I know at least a few people who do exactly the same thing I used to do, whether they see it as a problem or not. I experimented with my eating habits a lot. I went from coke and pizza … Continue reading Dangers of a Good Diet
It's the most wonderful time of the year! Yes, Fall, not Christmas. Winter and Christmas are certainly magical, but there is nothing as magical as the four seasons in one day that you get to experience in fall. There's something about this fresh crisp air, something about those foggy mornings and blazing sunsets, those golden … Continue reading Eating in Season: Fall
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
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.
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