Tag: Fats

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Part 3-Building Muscle By Calculating Daily Carbohydrates Intake
In our previous posts, we looked at the surprisingly technical process of building muscle by first calculating optimal daily caloric intake levels, and determining the necessary daily amount of protein and fat necessary to reach your target goal. In this article, we’ll tell you how to meet your daily carbohydrate intake level. As a reminder, […]
Part 2-How To Build Muscle By Calculating Daily Protein and Fat Intakes
In the first post in this series, we explain the first step in building muscle, which is calculating your caloric surplus – up and beyond your daily maintenance caloric intake level – that’s necessary for you to gain muscle at the rate that you want. In this article, we take things further, and break down […]
The Real Deal About Fats and Nutrition
Going back about 20 years, it seemed that the hot buzzword that was on everyone’s lips at that time was ‘fat free’. Back then, fat-free foods were suddenly springing up from nowhere, and was found everywhere. That fat-free trend, in our opinion, was a result of and contributing factor to this collective idea that eating […]
Guide to understanding the Nutri-Score and NOVA Classification
Over the last few decades, the lifestyle and eating habits have changed dramatically. Industrialization and urbanization have distorted the nutritional landscape. The discovery of new food preservation techniques and refrigeration has provided us with food products which requires minimal preparation for cooking, and even ready-to-eat meals. However, the food industry is blamed for manufacturing and marketing […]
Holiday Season Cooking with Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Are you short of ideas for festive meals? Try some recipes that replace unhealthy fats with good ones such as omega-3 fatty acids. These unsaturated fatty acids are essential for proper functioning of our bodies. They act as energy reserves and intervene in the production of certain nutrients by the body. Omega-3 fatty acids can […]
The Importance of Macronutrients in Weight Loss
Counting calories is an important part of making smarter nutritional choices. Dieticians, nutritionists, and fitness experts alike now recommend looking beyond the quantity of calories, and measuring the macronutrients of the food you eat in order to achieve weight loss goals. This is now being called macro dieting. Macro dieting aims to feed the body […]
Eating Omega-3 Fatty Acids Can Reduce Diabetes Risk  
A group of researchers from the Guangdong University of Technology led by Professor Allan Zhao have recently discovered that omega-3 fatty acids can reduce the risk of diabetes. The study was featured in The Journal of Clinical Investigation. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease that affects children and young adults. The pancreas stops producing insulin […]
Eat fat to get thin’: Official diet advice is ‘disastrous’ for obesity fight, new report warns
Thirty years of official health advice urging people to adopt low-fat diets and to lower their cholesterol is having “disastrous health consequences,” a leading obesity charity warned yesterday. Read the full article at: www.telegraph.co.uk According to the report, the low-fat and low-cholesterol message, which has been official policy in the UK since 1983, was based […]