Why Calorie In – Calorie Out Does Not Equal Body Fat

I read a book a couple of weeks ago that I think has a lot of potential in terms of changing our perception of why and how we gain or lose weight. The book is by Dr. Jason Fung and the title is “The Obesity Code”. As we all know, we are getting more overweight…

Inspiring Books Part 1

It is the New Year and maybe you got a book voucher from your aunt?  And/or you are looking for inspiration on your goal to lose those pounds and become fit and healthy and happy? Now here is my list of books that helped me on my journey to slim down and eat well. These…

A Fitness Tracker as Motivation to Move

I spoilt myself a year ago and bought a Fitbit Charge 2. I used to have a Polar heart rate monitor to keep track of my heart rate while I was pregnant. Just to make sure I did not overheat during exercise and hurt the baby. And although it is still working, I was a…

Why I like the P90x3 Program

I feel sore today, and all the credit goes to Tony Horton and his P90x3 Program. I have started the Classic cycle two days ago and I can feel it in my legs, shoulders and biceps. The first time I did this program about 18 months ago I did the Lean cycle and I saw…

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…