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
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
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.
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
There are many myths around the protein powders. Opinions are strongly divided into two fronts: the first say you need more proteins, the second say you don't. Is there any middle ground? And what do you need to know about protein powders?
I could write posts on pineapples continuously. To me, it is a miraculous superfood undervalued by so many, while for me it is the next best thing to heaven. I can understand some people's fears though - it isn't very nice when your mouth hurts after a bowl of pineapple, but not all of them are … Continue reading Pineapple a day keeps a doctor away