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…

VLCD Resistance Training Benefits – Short Tao

In a recent study published in the Clinical Nutrition Journal this has been the conclusion of a 12-week loong protein supplemented treatment on obese patients. The patients undergoing the resistance training (3 days a week) showed positive effects on the resting metabolism (RM) and the overall muscular funtion compared to the control groups. Continue Reading…

Shrimp Shirataki Ramen – Low Carb Soup

There’s never a bad time for soup and I have plenty of fun creating new and easy recipes for soups, especially ramen. This recipe is no different. It’s an easy to copy and quick to prepare recipe too. I also introduce the lowest carb noodles out there. Have a look at my shrimp shirataki ramen.

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…

Spicy Shrimp Burger with Vegetables

When you think of a hamburger you mostly might have bun, beef and sauce in mind. Maybe some cheese too. That’s certainly mostly the case and I created my fair share of those kinds of burgers in the past. After visiting a local food festival I got the inspiration for a different kind of burger. This is all about the spicy shrimp burger with vegetables on the side.

One Minute Treat – A Vegan Snack

I like my diet to be versatile. It’s the key component to a healthy, fun and sustainable diet. That’s why I aim to consume as often as I can out of the four nutritional kingdoms and combine different diets. This means that I eat in a way that I find the best benefit for my body. Many people, though, eat constantly the same 5 dishes. This is not only boring but unhealthy. Here’s a vegan and very easy way Continue Reading…