Category: Nutrition

July 4, 2016

13 Awesome Benefits of the Paleo Diet (Infographic)

Let’s talk about the Paleo Diet for a minute here. So many doctors conclude that a diet — in the traditional sense: a method to lose weight — is unworkable as it only offers short-term success. The moment the diet ends, the layers of fat that were lost — and even more — is regained. The Paleo Diet, for the uninitiated, is one which follows […]

July 4, 2016

5 Little Habits That Will Improve Your Life

When your life starts to get a little topsy-turvy and you don’t seem to know when and how to start your day properly, it may be time for a lifestyle check-in. Perhaps you are lacking some vital habits to establish your day, like eating healthily, arriving on time for appointments, getting enough sleep – little habits that keep your life wheel turning smoothly. Developing one […]

June 30, 2016

Should you be on the Paleo Diet

Unless you’ve been living in a bubble these past few years, you’re surely familiar with the Paleo Diet. It has taken the diet community by storm. What exactly is the Paleo Diet? Basically, it’s supposed to mimic the way we used to eat — and by “we” I mean our ancestors, from way back when — hundreds of years ago when there were no grains, […]

June 30, 2016

The Real Reason why Low Carb Diets Work

It’s been over a decade since the wildly popular Atkins entered the American popular imagination. Back in 2000 to 2005, it seemed like everyone and his dog was on a low-carb diet. All sorts of otherwise sugar- or starch-intensive snacks and meals were rolled out in low-carb versions. TV talk shows frequently mentioned low-carb diet success stories and many magazines featured worrying articles regarding the potential […]

June 30, 2016

Fat: Not the Dietary Evil you Thought it was

Starting in the early 70s, there was a tidal wave of bad news hitting the popular media regarding the evils of fat. Study suggested that there is a link between high-fat diets and diabetes, heart disease, and some other health problems. It seemed that subsequent studies just reinforced the earlier studies that showed the supposed link between fat and bad health. It is no surprise […]

June 30, 2016

Is the Atkins Diet Right for You?

When I tell people I’m a big fan of the Atkins Diet, I usually get one of two reactions – 1) people still do that diet?; or 2) isn’t that actually really unhealthy for you? Fat gets a bad rap in the health and nutrition world, no doubt about that. And eating fat is a central component of the Atkins Diet. So you can see […]