Read my post on what constitutes a healthy diet on my official blog here.
Several months ago I, sort of by accident, started intermittent fasting and I noticed an incredible increase in my energy levels and brain power which was maintained all day every day. How exactly did this happen "accidentally", you may ask. To cut a long story short I was very busy with long experiments in the … Continue reading A diet for increased energy levels
Indulged a little too much over Easter? I sure did! I posted on Friday about my tendency to binge on chocolate and other sweets and that a likely cause for me is my lack of other self rewards. I have since posted a list of self rewards I am planning to try to use instead … Continue reading Tips to stop binge eating chocolate after Easter
Although I haven't been eating Easter eggs lately I can tell you I certainly haven't been avoiding chocolate. In fact, these last few months I've been binging unmercifully on so much chocolate I could have fed a small village! My sweet tooth by far my greatest health downfall. Sure, I look like a young healthy … Continue reading Easter sweets and self-reward
Recently, the superfood quinoa has received a lot of attention, so I decided to look into the benefits of quinoa and try it myself. What is quinoa? Quinoa, though popularly thought of as a grain or legume, is actually a seed. There are two varieties - red and white, which I will compare later. Quinoa … Continue reading Quinoa – why all the hype?
After hearing so much about the benefits of raw cacao powder I decided to try some a few days ago. I forked out the $$ for some organic raw cacao powder and made myself a hot chocolate with it, with a little cinnamon. From what I'd heard it was going to be very bitter and … Continue reading Raw cacao vs cocoa
I feel like I've been getting a little off track lately, and I think the problem is I've set myself wishy washy goals and nothing specific to attain. So I know it's already a week into April, but I should set some goals to achieve by the end of this month... 1. Interval training 3 … Continue reading My goals
If you're like most people out there (including myself) you may have over-indulged a little over the Easter long weekend. I admit I was lazy when it came to meals over the weekend, and while I actually didn't binge too much on chocolate, I definitely overdid it on the hot cross buns though. Toasted hot cross … Continue reading After-Easter Detox
I've been busy these last few days, but I decided to log my nutrient intake for one day to see how far off my current diet is from being balanced. I have made some changes recently and have started eating a healthy breakfast and lunch, and including some activity in the morning. I've also begun … Continue reading Balancing my diet
I decided today to make some healthy muffins to keep as treats when I want a quick snack. I hate cooking. That's where this healthy eating becomes a challenge for me. I love eating fresh, healthy food but I have a habit of being lazy and getting take-away or something very simple and quick to … Continue reading Attempt at healthy oat muffins