We’ve all said this before. “I’ll start eating healthy after………..” You can finish the sentence with way too many options. For instance after my birthday, after Christmas, after the office party, after I get dumbbells, my holidays, next Monday…(Or never???) The list can be endless.… Read More »3 Problems of not Starting to Eat Better Right Now
If yes, below are 5 tips on how to try again. Have you ever given up on weight loss plans because they either left you too hungry, didn’t make you lose weight, or, worst case scenario: made you gain weight? Like with my experience using something… Read More »Is Fear of Failure Holding you Back?
Setting aside one’s dislikes, is one actually better for us than the other? Before I continue, I can hear the anti-oat people saying: ‘eeeech…slimy oat porridge or overnight oats…’ And anti-quinoa people might be saying: ‘eeeech…crunchy bits of bitter sand…’ Well, those can all be… Read More »Quinoa vs. Oats for Health and Weight Loss
We already know that to lose weight we have to eat fewer calories than our body needs. That means one’s body can draw on fat reserves for energy…instead of only using the food we eat to keep our body going. But can we speed up… Read More »The Surprising Role of Exercise in Weight Management
Although a calorie deficit is the main tool for weight loss, perhaps there are some healthy tweaks that could support faster results. For instance Hibiscus tea.
Although there can be many reasons we might lose hair, such as stress or genetics, it can also be an unwanted outcome during weight loss. Especially when you are using fad or starvation diets that are low on important nutrients. And rapid weight loss can… Read More »Diet and Hair Loss
Isn’t it great when nutrition scientists agree on something? Usually, they keep fighting about so many topics. But when it comes to whole food plant-based eating, they generally agree that they can be superior over other diets. Woohoo! (By diet I mean ‘a way of… Read More »7 Of The Best Vegan Protein Sources
I don’t know about you, but the last time I looked at my grocery bill, I suddenly felt a bit faint. Shocked even. It seems so much higher than just a little while back. Now eating on a budget is getting more important for many.… Read More »5 Tips for Healthy Eating on a Budget
No matter what age we are, sustainable weight loss is never easy and breezy. But when you hit your 40s, you suddenly realise that what you thought wasn’t easy before, now it is actually getting harder. And in your 50s and beyond, no matter what… Read More »Weight Loss & Nutrition in Your 40s, and Beyond
Yesterday I wrote about weight loss phase #1. That’s when your body releases mainly excess fluid and stored glycogen [a type of converted stored blood glucose]. NOTE: eating a plant-based whole food diet can cause us to retain a little more fluid than when we… Read More »Weight Loss Phase #2