The reason why many avoid fruits when they pursue a fat loss diet is that fruits usually contain high amounts of calories and an effective weight loss strategy is done by reducing the calorific intake. But there are many types of calories and if people would know which ones are good, then the confusion regarding fruits consumption wouldn’t exist. I’ve
Sugar is the generic name for sweet, soluble carbohydrates, many of which are used in food. Sucrose is common table sugar. It is a refined manufactured product. For human consumption, sucrose is extracted and refined from either sugarcane or sugar beet. The crystals thus obtained are clear, odorless, and have a sweet taste. It is found easily in cookies, cakes,
There are ways to lose weight fast without finding it back again and without the consumption of magic pills or any other supplements. It’s how I came up with these ten commandments so that you can burn fat rapidly and sustainably. It’s not going to be easy because the fastest you want these results, the more rigorous your plan has
For the last two years, I have been following the Intermittent Fasting (IF) diet protocol, which means that I have been eating my meals mostly in the evening (around 90% of the time). Therefore I have a fasting window of 20-22 hours and a feeding window of 2-4 hours. Why I chose to follow this diet protocol can be found
What should we eat in the early mornings before undertaking the day’s activities and who doesn’t need to skip the breakfast are a few of the topics I will discuss within my article. My friend Horea already made reference to breakfast in a previous article stating that its obsession comes from the idea that during sleep our body is depleted
Each food containing carbohydrates is assigned a Glycemic Index (GI) value. The glycemic index (or GI) is a ranking of carbohydrates on a scale from 0 to 100 according to the extent to which they raise blood sugar (glucose) levels after eating.
The first step to take in learning the basics of nutrition is knowing how foods are classified and impact your well-being or fitness goals. All the foods you buy or grow can be categorized as macronutrients or micronutrients.
Mainstream fitness is full of misconceptions. You can find information about nutrition everywhere online, but still, so many people don’t have the results that they want or they can’t stick to their diet plan. That’s mainly because much of the information that you can find online is false. It sets you up to follow these extreme diets that are not
I’m Horea Gentea and with this article, I want to reveal some of my own experiences with Intermittent Fasting.
Right in the beginning, I would like to make it clear that the need to watch your required calorie intake exists even if you are sedentary and is not reserved only for individuals who are working out, being sedentary necessitates watching calories to an even bigger degree as the risk of getting overweight is way higher. And, as working out