Walnuts are good for your health and your microbiome – Short Tao

n a study done by the University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences researchers found that eating 42 grams of walnuts resulted in reduced LDL levels (the cholesterol you want to have lower, HDL you want to be on the higher side) and also impacted your gut. Continue Reading…

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 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…