Triglycerides are a form of fat. While you do need triglycerides to provide your body with energy, having too many triglycerides in your blood can raise your own risk of coronary disease. Obesity, regular alcohol use, uncontrolled diabetes as well as a high-calorie diet can lead to high blood triglyceride levels. This informative article investigates … Continue reading About Triglycerides
Getting sufficient levels of vitamin D and vitamin K is important for your wellbeing. However, some sources assert if you're low in vitamin K. that supplementing with vitamin D is dangerous What ’s the truth? Vitamin K and vitamin D are crucial, fat-soluble nutrients. They're usually most abundant in high-fat foods, as well as their … Continue reading Vitamin D without vitamin K?
As a dietitian, I meet a lot of patients who come out with these crazy myths about diets. Everybody who can read and has internet connection is a doctor today. Some of them argue with me, based on things they read on some website. Now let's bust some myths about diet, proven by science, not … Continue reading Myths about diets
Good. This could have been the article, but I know some of you health freaks want to know why, or just like reading long articles and make me write more. We talked about it in previous articles, protein is essential for your health, especially in diets. Protein shakes are not only for bodybuilders. Yes, they … Continue reading Protein shakes: Good or bad?
Time and time again I tell people how to lose weight, how to eat healthy and maybe that's not how this works for you. So I should probably tell you why you are not losing weight. I'll even copy a magazine structure and make it: ten reasons why you are not losing weight 🙂 You eat more … Continue reading Why you are not losing weight
Normally, I would not recommend internet diets because most of them are based on experience and not science (this one's on science 😛 ). What are carbs anyway? Well, carbs, or carbohydrates, are molecules that contain atoms of Carbon, Oxygen and Hydrogen. When it comes to diets, internet people use simple carbs and complex carbs. We, … Continue reading Low carb diet
I will never understand how so many people actually try these stupid methods that the "so called" internet nutritionists invent overnight. You clicked here to understand why intermittent fasting is bad? I will make it short at first and explain later, for people who are here for a quick answer: you will gain the lost … Continue reading Why intermittent fasting is bad
There are few "REAL" healthy snacks for kids, and I will name the ones I know, but I will also name some that are less unhealthy than "REGULAR" snacks. For some reason, I see many articles about this subject (probably a very popular keyword and an opportunity for some to get some clicks), but most … Continue reading Healthy snacks for kids
Added sugar is probably the most unhealthy ingredient in the world. Half glucose and half fructose, sugar will be your worst enemy, especially if you are obese. Fructose is metabolized by the liver, regardless of the amount you ingest. The problem is, overloading the liver with sugar will force it to transform it into fat. … Continue reading Sugar: The main ingredient for obesity
You tried them all, haven't you? Low carb atkins, paleo (probably meat based too), 5:2 diet, dukan, acid-alkaline, that stupid cambridge weight plan and so on. And it didn't work? Wow, that I did not expect! The problem with most of the diets is that they change your lifestyle 180 degrees. You replace most of … Continue reading Which diet actually works