Eggs are healthy!

Myth #3: Eggs are bad for your health

Eggs have been labeled as bad for your health because the yolk is high in cholesterol. When the link between high blood cholesterol and heart disease was established, foods that were high in cholesterol were automatically categorized as unhealthy. The truth is that dietary cholesterol contributes only to 25% of the cholesterol in your blood.…

Myth #1: Low-fat foods are healthier than full-fat options

Fat in foods does not only increase the number of calories but also give the product/food its structure. To make a product low in fat or fat-free, food manufactures have to remove the fact, affecting both taste and structure. To compensate, they add additives and preservatives such as sweeteners like sugar, high fructose corn syrup…

Nutrition: Myth v/s Fact

When it comes to nutrition and health, there are different schools and contradictory information. There are certain nutrition facts that were true at some point, based on the evidence and research gathered, and became accepted truths among the population. As time went by, researchers started investigating the long term effects and went back to questioning…

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…

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…

Eating on autopilot: What is Mindless Eating?

  “What is the reason behind my food choices? How come I feel unable to control my food intake? Why do I sometimes seem determined to make healthy choices and at other times, I completely fail to do so? Why can’t I stick to my diet plan and lose this extra weight that has been…

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