This article explores the notion that the simple equation of eating fewer calories than the amount you spend each day is the only determinant when it comes to weight loss or gain.
The paleo diet, as it’s often called, is becoming increasingly popular throughout the world. In the past few decades, it has gained a notorious following, known for the mantra how we should eat like our ancestors have eaten in the past. At the same time, a steady flow of people has argued that the paleo is unfeasible, mostly because we don’t know what exactly even was on their food plate. In this article I explore some of these notions.
Fiber is a marketing buzzword, loved by advertising teams. However, did you ever ask yourself whether there is any truth to this matter? I mean, if a new version of a product has 10% more fiber – then it has to be good for you, right?
Everybody has a different attitude towards food. Some experience (extreme) pleasure when they’re presented with particularly appetizing food, while others couldn’t care less. This reaction towards appetizing food, together with a personality trait called impulsivity, are two factors with (probably) huge implications in the obesity crisis.
Our personalities differ, every one of us is unique and has a unique personality as well. It’s an important aspect of our lives which becomes even more important when talking about food-related mental disorders. One of these is anorexia.
The way how we eat is obviously important. In the past, many researchers have conducted studies where they wanted to know the difference between people who were vegetarian, vegan, and omnivore. In this article, I cover a study where they were interested whether people differ in the rate of mental illnesses. The results may surprise you.
If you like to read about nutrition then you’ve surely stumbled across the circumpolar people, often called Inuits or Eskimos, and how they have a low prevalence of cardiovascular diseases, despite eating a high-fat diet. Well, this has been altered in the past few decades due to some nasty changes.