Vegetarianism (also known as veganism) is a philosophy and/or a way of life that excludes the use of animals or animal products for food, clothing or other purposes. In practice, a strictly vegetarian (vegan) is committed to avoiding consumption of all animal products (meat, fish, chicken, honey, eggs and dairy products) and using products from animal sources. Continue reading "Why Going Vegan Is Not The Answer"
Fasting diets are increasing in popularity. There are two main types of fasting diets, one is the Intermittent fasting (IF), aka the LeanGains type and the Alternate-Day-Fasting (ADF). These two types of diet are promising to be more effective for weight loss, build muscles and prevent some diseases. Sounds good but may not be for everyone. Continue reading "Why Intermittent fasting isn't as good as you may think"
Recently, more and more articles writes for health risks by eating sugar, almost ignoring the other foods. In this article, we will talk about sugar and put things in place. Continue reading "Is Sugar Really Bad for You?"
If you already bought biscuits once, then you will definitely know Oreo, the most popular cookies in the world with more than 100 years of history . Oreo is so addictive, that in one study found that Oreo is more addictive than cocaine and heroin , something that explains their sales . Let's see if it's also healthy as it's tasty. Continue reading "Oreo cookie: Should You Eat It?"
The low-carb movement potentiated people to fear carbs, because they believe carbs are the reason why they are fat. Next, the "Paleo" movement came to finish the deal and make people turn to meat and avoid anything "white", because, as they are saying, we are not programmed to eat this food but the food presumed to have been available to Paleolithic humans . Continue reading "Carbs DON'T Make You Fat"
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?"
In every argument about the macro-nutrients, everyone is talking about the amounts of carbohydrates and fats one needs, but also between "good" and "bad" carbohydrates and "good" or "bad" fats. However, when it comes to protein, the discussion stops and everyone agrees, the more protein the better. But what are the side effects of protein? Continue reading "The side effects of protein"