Moving for fun · Self-Care · Weight loss

How much exercise do we really need?

If you are asking this question - first off, congratulations! You are on the right track - making a decision to put on snickers and setting exercise goals is a major step towards becoming more active and healthier overall. The amount of exercise needed Per the Department of Health and Human Services current recommendation is… Continue reading How much exercise do we really need?

Busting the Diet Myth · Personalized Nutrition · Uncategorized

Bread-Lovers Dilemma & Solution

Dilemma Gluten-free diets have become very popular and many people jump on the band-wagon, sometimes without even realizing what gluten is and why they should avoid it. What is gluten? A dietary villain out to get you and make your life miserable? Not exactly so… Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye, barley and… Continue reading Bread-Lovers Dilemma & Solution

Self-improvement · Uncategorized

Diet and Depression: is There a Link?

It's become rather wide spread that healthy eating leads to healthy living, for the most part - in terms pf physiological health. But is there a connection between our diet and mental health? Studies show that, yes, and it's very profound! Many people engage in unhealthy eating behavior (whether it's emotional/stress eating or eating processed… Continue reading Diet and Depression: is There a Link?

Mindful Eating · Personalized Nutrition · Self-Care · Self-improvement · Uncategorized · Weight loss

“Rapid Weight Loss”

I got you there with the title, didn't I?!Well, don't get your hopes up, there isn't such thing! Or at least there isn't rapid FAT loss. When you lose weight, it's not all fat: depending on your weight loss strategy, some of it is fat, and the rest is water and lean mass (muscles). Often… Continue reading “Rapid Weight Loss”

Mindful Eating · Self-Care · Self-improvement · Uncategorized

Take “hate” out of your “love-hate” relationships with food

For the longest time I thought of my love for food and eating in general as a shameful and faulty character trait. I would compare myself to thin and graceful girls who’d have very little interest in food, those who can take a bite of apple and put it down for 15 min before taking… Continue reading Take “hate” out of your “love-hate” relationships with food

Sports nutrition · Uncategorized · Weight loss

HOW MUCH PROTEIN SHOULD WE EAT?

Protein is essential for our health (and looks). We need it to make tissue (like muscles), hair, enzymes, skin, antibodies and many other things in our bodies. There's a ton of confusing information regarding how much protein to eat. Proponents of body-building and increasing lean body mass suggest to consume as much as 1-2 g… Continue reading HOW MUCH PROTEIN SHOULD WE EAT?