Store-bought yogurts contain shocking amounts of added sugar

In a recently published work, researchers checked the nutrient content of yogurts readily available in UK supermarkets. During their work a few interesting points popped up. There are two aspects which are noteworthy.

One was that a (perceived) healthy food doesn’t have to be healthy, like yogurt in this instance. Another one that something that has only little amount of carbohydrates by nature, often gets stuffed with a lot of sugar. Continue Reading…

The Crash Diet – How To Create A Successful Weight Loss Protocol – Part 4

In the previous parts of this series we went on a crash diet weight loss journey, during which we lost 5kg of body weight and had a closer look how and why crash diets are bad for your health. Then I showed you how to lose weight in a healthy way. In the last part of this series, I want to give you a few ingredients to create your own successful weight loss protocol. What you’ll learn at a Continue Reading…

How replacement behaviour can change your life

Willingly or unwillingly, behaviours are what drives us in our daily lives. They keep us fit and healthy, or run us down, make us study, go to work, buy groceries. Changing these daily patterns, routines and triggers are what we need to in order to change the bottom line. That’s one of the things I work hard to make people understand when it comes to the adoption of a healthy lifestyle: the importance of replacement behaviour. They compounded to the Continue Reading…

The Crash Diet – How To Lose Weight The Right Way – Part 3

In part 1 and 2 of this series, we went on a crash diet weight loss journey, during which we lost 5kg of body weight and had a closer look how and why crash diets are bad for your health and possibly could ruin your metabolism.

If you haven’t read them yet, you can find it here: 1 and 2. Part 3 will show you how to lose weight the right way. Continue Reading…

The Crash Diet – Your Metabolism – Part 2

In part 1 of this series we went on a crash diet weight losss journey, during which we lost 5kg of body weight. If you haven’t read it yet, you can find it here.

Part 2 will focus on your metabolism, how and why your rebound with the yo-yo effect and show you why crash dieting is bad for your overall. health. Continue Reading…

The Crash Diet – How it works – Part 1

There are many reasons why people go on a diet. Maybe for the upcoming holiday, general beach body season, a wedding or because they know that they could shed a few kilos.

There is absolutely nothing wrong with that. It is rather the contrary case, losing excess fat will be beneficial for your health (1, 2).  The means to get there, on the other hand, aren’t always healthy nor are they sustainable. That what we will discuss in this article series: the crash diet. Continue Reading…

High-Protein is the key to weight loss – Short Tao

Are you looking to change your body composition and shed some body fat? If you do, chances are that you are on a low-carb diet. I read a study that checked why low-carb diets seem to be working well to manipulate your body composition. The result might surprise you. What they concluded after having researched on 132 participants, is that the key part is being on a high-protein diet. They compared high-protein diets with low carb and normal carbs, Continue Reading…

Coffee makes you healthier

Coffee is one of the best-selling commodities on our planet. The daily cup of coffee, especially as a pick-me-up in the morning, is a staple part of people’s morning routines. Coffee or better still, caffeine  tastes rather bitter and punchy. If you are a coffee connoisseur you can easily taste the difference between regular coffee and decaf. We will see in this article, that there are plenty of health benefits linked to coffee, regardless of the caffeine content but also that Continue Reading…

The easy way to healthy food are colours

Detox, paleo, vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, clean and other keywords are nowadays trending. They have all in one way or another the same goal, eating healthy. They usually require special plans or items in order to achieve whatever they are designed for and they have their reason to exist. Nevertheless eating healthy is very simple and you can do it with one simple trick in mind: think colours, think rainbow! What sounds weird at first, is simple at last: Vegetables Continue Reading…