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…


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…


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…


Do We Need To Count Calories To Lose Weight?

It’s just logical for us to count our calories if we want to lose weight. After all if your energy expenditure is greater than what you are consuming (calories) your body would get the lacking energy from your body mass Read more…


Weight Loss Maintenance Diet: Which is more effective.

Have you ever wondered which diet is best for you to maintain your lost weight? After that hard grind of losing 20 or 30 lbs what kind of diet would you consider to maintain or even lower your weight? Most Read more…


Weight loss needs a break

When trying to lose weight one might think that if you eat lesser energy than what you are expending, your body would compensate by getting the lacking energy from your body mass (ideally fat mass). While this is logically true, Read more…