Why it is a good idea to write down what you eat

Writing down what you eat can help you realize where you can make improvements in your diet, the emotional triggers of your eating habits or even help you with some health issues. And with all this technology today, you won’t even need a pencil and paper. It is maybe a little bit time consuming, but the effort is worth it.

Why should we pay more attention to trans fats

Did you know that a ban on trans fats in restaurants in New York state has been linked to fewer heart attacks and strokes? In a study published in April 2017 in JAMA Cardiology, researchers found that after bans were implemented, there was a 6.2 % decline in heart attacks and strokes in New York…

What are the Advantages of Strong Glutes

These days an appealing backside continues to be extremely popular as evidenced on social media and supported by celebrities and fitness models. It is like an era of big, well-shaped glutes. But we should keep in mind our glutes muscles exist for better reasons than just looking fit or sexy. Strong glutes are essential for…

Food Cravings

Whoever has experienced a food craving knows that food craving and hunger are not the same sensations. When we are hungry, our blood sugar and insulin level drop and our brain receives a signal that it is time to eat. But food cravings are like an uninvited guest; they just show up. And when they do, we do crazy things like visiting a gas station at 10 p.m. just to find our favorite ice cream.

Zucchini Fritters (gluten-free)

Zucchini Fritters are a great way to get your veggies and proteins in one dish as they are usually prepared with combination of vegetables, eggs and cheese. In this recipe, all-purpose flour and hard cheese are replaced with cottage cheese and buckwheat flour so the fritters are a bit easier to digest. Zucchini fritters are quick and easy to make. You can even prepare the mixture on Sunday and keep it in the fridge for an upcoming week or you can freeze it.

Why a calorie IS NOT “just a calorie”

Everyone who has ever tried to count the calories in order to lose some weight knows how messy and difficult that can be. Things can go pretty well during the morning when counting the calories of two fried eggs and a slice of bread, but as soon as you start to prepare a dinner or want to eat outside, things get pretty fussy. Even a simple meal like a tomato soup can become difficult when you realize your soup is cooked with a homemade pasta.

It seems artificial sweeteners will not help you lose weight

There is a lot of controversy around the consumption of artificial sweeteners. Artificial sweeteners have been associated with an occurrence of Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, diabetes and other diseases. Numerous observational studies have been performed to establish the association between consumption of artificial sweeteners and disease risk, but for every study that has linked artificial sweetener consumption with metabolic syndrome, diabetes, or cancer there‚Äôs another that has found no association.