understanding cravings

One of the main challenges in dieting are the extreme cravings that people suffer. Why do we crave in the first place? What are the main causes of craving? In this post, we will discuss two factors that affect craving Read more…


5 Ways to breakout from the “weight loss plateau”

If you’ve been on a keto diet or on intermittent fasting or keto + IF for 6 months or longer, chances are, you may have reached the “weight loss plateau”. This is when your weight loss has not progressed for Read more…


Why I’m Including Cayenne Pepper In My Tea

I’m not sure if there are similar tea mixtures like mine. This might not be an ideal mix to most but I’ll tell you why I’m doing it. By the way, the amount of cayenne pepper in my tea is Read more…


The One Thing You Should Fix Before Starting Intermittent Fasting

So you’ve heard about intermittent fasting and have been contemplating on doing it. You did your research and have seen the benefits. You’re excited to do it and can’t wait to see the results for yourself. How can you make Read more…


Aiding The Microbiota With High Fiber Low Carbohydrate Foods

“The enemy of my enemy is my friend.” – Winston Churchill When we think of microbes, we might think of them as those tiny creatures that are the source of disease. Certainly this has been backed up by our disastrous Read more…


The Ketogenic Diet and Cancer

My friend informed me that his cousin has cancer and is currently integrating the ketogenic diet as part of the therapy. This encouraged me to take a closer look at cancer and why scientists are now slowly realizing the benefits Read more…


When Cholesterol Becomes Deadly

I just had my blood works and my triglycerides went down to normal, my HDL went up to normal but my LDL also went up. I was expecting an improvement of my cholesterol (which it did) because of intermittent fasting Read more…


Would you lose weight without limiting your diet or doing exercise just by Intermittent Fasting (IF)?

Until now it still baffles me. Is intermittent fasting really this effective that without altering your diet, you will still lose weight? Is it sufficient enough to lower your body weight without exercise? I know it works because I’ve personally experienced Read more…


Skipping meals: Is it bad for me?

We all have our hesitation on skipping meals. After all, this is what we learned from home and school. We eat our regular meals even if we’re not hungry just because it’s time to eat. It wasn’t always that way Read more…


The Two-Compartment Model

We now know that we are very effective in storing calories and so the question now is what is the right action for us so that our body would effectively use the calories? In order for us to answer this Read more…