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
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?
It seems totally harmless, even though deep down we know that we shouldn't. We start to reason with ourselves 'But it's just this one time... I have been eating good all week! One take-out wouldn't hurt'. But the truth is that it might hurt. And we don't know when. I recently stumbled upon a study that clearly … Continue reading Why ‘once-in-a-while’ junk food may not be a good idea
Many people associate herbal teas with medicines, and sometimes rightly so. But not all plants created equal, and even though they all possess some medicinal - or rather beneficial for human health - action, some herbs are better used only in healing, while other can be taken more or less safely as part of a healthy diet. I say … Continue reading Do you ‘Tea’? Pt. III: Herbal Teas
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.
Tea-time. Brief history, uses, benefits and more.