Lately, there is a low-carbohydrate craze that has perpetuated a belief that carbs are responsible for pretty much every dietary-related health issue known to humans. People are jumping on this hype train, with the hope that by avoiding carbs and consuming meat and other fatty products, they will feel better and lose weight. But hey, don't be fooled by those videos and so many books, avoiding carbs is not the key to lose weight or to be healthy. Continue reading "Why Low-Carb Ketogenic Diets Don't Work"
For the ketogenic diet, we do not need to say a lot, it's a diet where you need to consume very low carbohydrates for a long time in order to achieve the so-called ketosis, a process where the body breaks down fat to meet its energy needs. If you read at many forums and blogs, you will find that many people are positive and hyped about the ketogenic diet. Last week, the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition published a study, where sheds more light to the effectiveness of the ketogenic diet . Continue reading "Is the ketogenic diet effective?"
Many people believe that carbohydrates should be consumed until afternoon, mainly because they think the body will "burn" them better than if consumed later. Continue reading "For better results, keep carbohydrates for the night"
Many athletes buying energy or isotonic drinks to quench their thirst or replenish their carbohydrates. But do those drinks have any result or they are just empty calories? Continue reading "About Energy And Isotonic Drinks"
Cereals find their way in our kitchen. Dozens of products , where in recent years they have been moved from simple snacks to "necessary" for a balanced diet, and more necessary for someone who wants to lose weight. But do you lose weight with cereals? Continue reading "Dietary Myths: Eating Cereal Help you Lose Weight"