Three meals per day, keeps the insulin resistance away

About the insulin resistance, I have been wrote in previous articles, but I will continue to write about because it is the main cause of obesity (and diabetes) [1]. Continue reading “Three meals per day, keeps the insulin resistance away”

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Why Low-Carb Ketogenic Diets Don’t Work

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”

Ketones, intermittent fasting and coffee

If you ever tried to lose weight, you may heard about intermittent fasting or low-carb diet(s). When you following this type of diet, you can’t drink or eat anything sweet or anything contains carbs (or calories), so your only option is to drink black coffee, especially in the morning. But here is a reason why drinking coffee first thing in the morning, may sabotage your efforts. Continue reading “Ketones, intermittent fasting and coffee”

Is the ketogenic diet effective?

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 on many forums and blogs, you will find that many people are positive and hyped about ketogenic diet. Last week, the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition published a study, where it sheds more light to the effectiveness of the ketogenic diet [1]. Continue reading “Is the ketogenic diet effective?”

Dietary Myths: Eating Cereal Help you Lose Weight

Cereals find their way in our kitchen. Dozens of products [1] in recent years have been moved from simple snack to “necessary” for a balanced diet, and they advertised as very helpful for someone who wants to lose weight. But do you lose weight with cereals? Continue reading “Dietary Myths: Eating Cereal Help you Lose Weight”