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Looking Back

Sometimes it’s a good idea to look back. Once I had 2 very successful weeks when I got rid of 6 pounds while eating and drinking to my satisfaction. Fortunately I’ve kept a journal. I see some interesting points and I want to share…

Taking a Closer Look at Some Diet Tips

Diet tips. I love them. Where would I be without them? Yeap … Ask yourself: “What is the worst diet  tip I’ve had so far?” I guess mine came from one of my best friends, a physiotherapist. “Intensive exercising won’t help you, you’ll get…

Back to Basics: Hungry

Let me ask you a question:  Can you resist a favorite plate when you’re hungry like a wolf? Well, I honestly don’t and my problem is that I do like to eat, I have lots of favorite foods. But is hunger such a bad…

Fitness Snacks

I confess I hate jogging, long and strenuous exercises, static cycling or the like. I find them terrible boring. I’ve tried listening to music, I’ve told myself how well I’ll be a.s.o. Nothing, I just can’t. Swimming is a different story. Maybe I was a…

Instead of Subtracting, Try Adding!

Regarding nutrition, we, humans, tend to simplify what is an incredible complex problem, that of obesity. As a result, it seems to me, we are now in dire straights (an elegant way to say we are in deep…. shhhhht.  🙂 A lot too many…

Diet Yes, Uncompromising No

via Daily Prompt: Uncompromising A lot of common sense is necessary when reading nutrition and diet information and one should double check all with reliable sources. Especially if you’re not a nutritionist or doctor ( I’m not),  one might have it all wrong. And,…

Calories, How Much?

I’m rethinking my whole lifestyle and, of course, there is this question begging for a scientific  answer: “How much should I eat not to get fat anymore?” And the next question would be “How much from carbs, protein and fat?” First of all, I’ll…

A Dash for Mediterranean Lifestyle

Maybe you’ve read about the Mediterranean Diet and Dash Diet, the healthiest diets for this year. Mediterranean Lifestyle, there’s nothing more I would like for my healthy life. Lots of fish, veggies and fruits, olive oil, yogurt and a good cheese now and them….

Nature’s Vitamin and Mineral Pills

I won’t bore you with the vitamin and mineral supplements theory, it’s up to you to have them or not and there’s plenty to read  about on the net on this subject. Instead, I would like to present you a few of the “nature’s wonder pills”….

Citric Acid, Safe or Not?

Citric acid is a weak, water-soluble  acid found in citrus fruits and some vegetables. It gives them a sour taste. It is highly concentrated in lemons, where it can comprise as much as 8 percent of the dry weight. The interesting thing is that…

The Jazz in Our Body. White, Brown and Beige Fat.

Fat comes in many different shades, each with unique properties and health implications. Very simply put, visceral white fat stores energy  and  is bad for your health as is involved in insulin resistance and chronic inflammation. It also seems to be quite responsive to exercise, which…

The Nutrition Puzzle

I’ve stumbled recently on some research studies and I’m more puzzled than ever. Human Nutrition seems like a billion pieces puzzle and I wonder if ever we humans will be able to put all the pieces in order.  This doesn’t mean that I’ll abandon my own…

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