Nutrition as a medicine

Nutrition as a medicine

Throughout my education I have learned that nutrition has great power over our bodies, both physically and mentally. Studies are increasingly showing that certain nutritional approaches can be used to successfully treat many diseases. While medication can be effective...
How does Alcohol affect my diet?

How does Alcohol affect my diet?

What is Alcohol? Ethanol is best described as a carbohydrate molecule with the following structure: CH3-CH2-OH. So, as we can see, it is a Carbohydrate. However, unlike other Carbohydrates that have 4 calories per gram, Ethanol has 7! Yes, does goes for your...
Do I need to do cardio for fat loss?

Do I need to do cardio for fat loss?

The short answer is – Absolutely NOT. But how is that possible when almost everybody knows that if you want to lose weight you need to do cardio. Let’s have a look. What is a cardio workout? It’s a type of aerobic training, which means all the cells in our body use...
Ketosis 1.0

Ketosis 1.0

Nutritional ketosis is a metabolic state whereby your body has become ‘fat adapted’ which means that it now uses fat for fuel, instead of glucose (sugar). It is not a high protein diet, it is a HIGH FAT diet. When done properly, it consists of around 5% of total daily...