How I Get My Daily Greens

As you may know, I have been trying the Keto diet lately. It is recommended that you eat about 7 to 10 cups (depends a bit on your size of course) of salad a day on keto to get all the necessary nutrients like vitamins and trace minerals and especially sufficient potassium. Now, this is…

The Results Are In! My Keto Diet Experiment Diary Part 2

Thank you for coming back and checking out week 2! Here is what happened.... Day 8 I wake up after a very good sleep. First I step on the scale - and indeed, I have lost 2 kilos in one week. That was to be expected since by going so low carb a lot of…

My Keto Diet Experiment Diary

After having read about the keto diet (see my blog on what is the keto diet), I have decided to try it myself. I want to see what happens if I radically reduce my carbohydrate intake. Since I eat vegan 90% of the time, I expect that it will be really difficult to do so…

What is the Keto Diet

Chances are that you have read about the ketogenic diet (or short keto diet), that you know someone who swears by it, that you have seen ads pop up on facebook or the internet. Maybe you have read about doctors, nutritionists and fitness enthusiasts that swear that this is the way to eat if you…

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…

25 Tips on How to Start Losing Weight

1. Assess Your Goal Why do you want to start losing weight? The why is the single most important motivational factor. If you don't know why you are doing it, it is highly unlikely you will get there! Maybe you have several reasons, or maybe you just have a vague idea. Maybe your doctor told…

Pomegranates

I was very lucky this morning as pomegranates were on special at the supermarket, less than half the price! Of course I took advantage and bought a bagful, pomegranates are fantastic! These red jewels taste absolutely delicious! Sweet and tart and juicy, they go with almost anything. I sprinkle them on my muesli, my salad,…