Tag Archives: diet

Can we live without sugar?

Short answer is yes, but life won’t be very sweet 🙂 Sugar, or sucrose, is made up of 2 different parts. There’s a molecule of glucose chemically bonded with a molecule of fructose. Once ingested, an enzyme called sucrase breaks … Continue reading

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istayinshape as a matter of choice

Merry Christmas everyone! There is something I want to mention during this festive season. I want to recall a couple of people I’ve met recently that are perfect examples of what I am talking about. First one, let’s call him … Continue reading

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Problem with supplements

Yes, I have a big problem with all the supplements. No, it’s not that some contain lactose and it affects my stomach. And, no it’s not the inferior quality from some shady manufacturer in China or even America. It’s the … Continue reading

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Why is saturated fat bad?

Science sometimes is useful and sometimes it’s downright confusing. When it comes to fat and diet, it is certainly not helpful. Fat is being analysed, categorised, differentiated and transformed into other staff all the time. Research has and is being … Continue reading

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The importance of good quality protein (and fat)

We all eat junk food every now and then. It’s ok, as long as it is only every now and then. But we also need to take a harder look at the food we eat every day. Protein is what … Continue reading

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Conspiracy?

I tried to avoid this term for a long time. But how else can I describe what is happening right now? It seems like everything that’s being identified as bad for health is being replaced with something even worse. What … Continue reading

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I just can’t gain weight!

I know, I know – many people will hate me for saying this. But grass is always greener on the other side and we always want things we don’t have. Still, the fact is that no matter how much I … Continue reading

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