How can our ancestors’ diet help us fight obesity?

Our ancestors lived in a world where food was scarce and they relied on hunting and gathering to survive. The human body developed mechanisms that were shaped by natural selection over long periods of time to solve the recurrent problems they faced. Now, with the abundance of food, these instincts no longer serve a purpose,…

12 surprising health benefits of Chia Seeds

1-      Chia Seeds are gluten free. 2-      Chia Seeds help regulate appetite, sleep and improve mood because they are rich in the amino acid Tryptophan. 3-      Chia Seeds are rich in antioxidants which helps protect from cancer and aging. 4-      Chia Seeds are a great source of protein for vegetarian without any cholesterol. 5-      Chia…

How does your sleep affect your diet?

  Scientists believe that getting enough sleep is a critical aspect of weight management. That is why recent recommendations mention adequate diet, exercise, water and sleep. They found that sleep deprivation increases the levels of a hunger hormone and decreases the levels of a hormone that makes you feel full. This process may lead to…

How can a lack of water make you eat more?

Water is your body’s primary chemical component and make up on average 60% of your body weight. Every bodily system is dependent on water to function. For example, water flushes toxins out of vital organs, carries nutrients to your cells and gives you a moist environment for ear, nose and throat tissues. A lack of…

Raw Vegan Hot Chocolate Recipe and Benefits

  As I was browsing trying to find the healthiest and most natural recipe for hot chocolate, I came across this raw and vegan version with many nutritional benefits. Here’s the recipe: Serving Size: 2 Preparation Time: 10 minutes 4 Tbsp Raw Cacao Powder 4 tsp Maca Powder 2 Tbsp Raw Honey (or vegan: Coconut…

Visualizing satiety and achieving weight loss.

  Visualization is being increasingly used in many fields and especially in sports. Sports psychologists rely heavily on the process on visualization when coaching their clients to achieve success. Athletes use this technique to train their mind in a way so that the body automatically behaves as asked, to achieve success without effort. It is…

The biology of belief, simply explained.

We have been programmed to accept that we are just the consequence of the power of our genes. The world is filled with people who live in constant fear that their genes are going to turn against them and give them cancer or heart problems because it runs in their family. Of course, there are…

The truth about our digestive system

  Nobody can negate the importance of our brain as human beings. At the end of the day, this is what sets us apart from other animals on this planet. But there is another kind of brain that provides us with another type of intelligence and this one is found in the belly. Marc David,…

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