I Am Watching What I Eat And I Exercise, So Why Am I Not Losing Weight?

How many times have you asked yourself this question? How often has a friend complained to you that they are not losing weight despite eating clean and working out? I hear it all the time. At the gym, in my family, among my friends. It’s happened to me too. People at the gym saying “you…

New US Dietary Guidelines 2015-2020

The US Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and of Agriculture (USDA) must jointly publish every 5 years a report containing nutritional and dietary information and guidelines for the general public. These guidelines influence policies and funding of schools lunch programs, federal nutrition assistance programs like food stamps and nutrition education. The new guidelines…

The Habits that Helped Me Lose 30 Kilos and Keep them Off

These are the habits that worked for me, and most of them I still follow to keep the weight off. Everyone is different and not all of these habits may work for you, but maybe you find some inspiration and ideas here. Drink Water I stick to still water and herbal teas most of the…

Where’s the Beef

I came across an article today, with above title, in a women's health magazine issued in the Middle East. As a plant eater I am always interested what new research is out with regard to healthy nutrition and balanced diets. The article tries to show that a meat-less diet can cause mental deterioration. Two studies…

Basic Cookbook for Fabulously Healthy Vegan Dishes

I use this cookbook almost daily at the moment, my family is crazy about the oatmeal chocolate chip cookies! But this cook book contains a lot of other delicious and easy to prepare recipes that my whole family loves, so I highly recommend it. Isa has totally opened my eyes to vegan cooking, and thanks to…