nutrition

How much carbohydrates for weight loss?

The amount of carbs you need for weight loss depends on factors such as your metabolism, activity level, and overall calorie intake. Generally, a moderate reduction in carb intake can be beneficial for weight loss. Still, it’s important to focus on the quality of carbs (like whole grains, fruits, and vegetables) rather than simply cutting […]

Weight loss: calorie restriction or a high-protein diet?

Both calorie restriction and a high-protein diet can contribute to weight loss. Calorie restriction creates a deficit, while a high-protein diet can help with satiety and muscle preservation. Combining both approaches may be effective for many people. However, individual preferences and health factors should be considered when choosing the best approach for sustainable weight loss. […]

Your Diet could cause deficiencies. This is why!

Did you know that what you eat can cause nutrient deficiencies? A restrictive diet can lead to deficiencies in various vitamins and minerals. Common ones include vitamin B12, vitamin D, iron, calcium, and omega-3 fatty acids. It’s crucial to monitor nutrient intake and consider supplements or diverse food choices to address potential deficiencies. Examples of […]

Why Should Women Eat More Proteins?

Proteins are essential for overall health, and women, like men, benefit from a balanced protein intake. Proteins are crucial in muscle maintenance, immune function, and hormonal balance. Adequate protein consumption can also support weight management by promoting satiety. Additionally, during certain life stages such as pregnancy, breastfeeding, or menopause, protein needs may increase to support […]

What You Need to Know About Diabetes

Sugar? “ooh No, thank you.” I’m diabetic. You will hear this more often than not. Diabetes has become a major medical condition and it’s among the top causes of premature deaths.  The most contributing factor is a change in our lifestyle and food choices, that often leads to type 2 diabetes. 1. What is Diabetes […]

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