Is it only about calories?

As always in nutrition nothing is straight forward. However, yes this is the principle of fat loss. If you want to lose weight this is what you need to do. However, there are lots of other things that indirectly can affect this principle. Therefore, other factors that matter! This post will be too long toContinue reading “Is it only about calories?”

Who selfish?

Let me explain. Once upon time I was mum of a little girl and all I did was make sure she ate right, slept enough, had nice clothes and was happy. This is called being a mum, right? So wrong. I forgot to do all those things for myself. Fast forward some years and IContinue reading “Who selfish?”

To eat it or not!

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Do you skip breaky because you are just not hungry, but you force yourself to eat because you heard you are supposed too as its healthy? The truth is – there are health benefits if you eat breakfast and also if you skip breakfast. It dependsContinue reading “To eat it or not!”

Do You Even Journal!

I know a lot of people think this is a little woohoo.  I always liked the thought of it but didn’t really understand it. This is what google says It’s simply writing down your thoughts and feelings to understand them more clearly. And if you struggle with stress, depression, or anxiety, keeping a journal isContinue reading “Do You Even Journal!”

The Plant Based Diet

What is the plant based diet? First of all its not Vegan, its not even vegetarian.  It means that you primarily eat plant based foods. Plant based foods are – fruit, vegetables, nuts, seeds, wholegrains, legumes and beans.  It does not mean you cannot eat meat or dairy it just means these are occasional foods. Continue reading “The Plant Based Diet”

What is TEF?

I’ve mentioned this before when I did the post about how we burn calories. It’s not often discussed and is overlooked but TEF can count up to 10-15% of our calories burnt per day. What does it mean – its energy required for digestion, absorption and disposal of nutrients.  In other words your metabolism increasesContinue reading “What is TEF?”