Five type of Foods you have to Stop Eating!

Five type of Foods you have to Stop Eating!

Although marketed as “healthy” or at least “not dangerous”, those food are terrible for your weight and health. The choices below are made with ingredients that do nothing for the body, other than simply adding fat. Juices: Fruit juice is...
Smart options for your Suhour

Smart options for your Suhour

Since one should last throughout the entire next day, Suhoor should be consistent and chosen in a smart way. Most people choose their Suhoour to be a heavy and consistent meal, but that’s a wrong concept: You need to avoid sodium at Suhoor as salt makes you feel...

Simple Facts that you should know

1- Many people are used to take their coffee and milk or their tea and milk in the morning, but the absorbtion of calcium in the milk will be minimal due to this combination! tannine in teas and caffeine in coffees will decrease the benefits we are taking from milk...
Food substitutions

Food substitutions

  As I always say, food quality and quantity are both important to lower our body fat percentage. This is an easy chart for you to know that you can still eat some of your favorite food, but with less fat and calories. It can also be very useful after your holidays....

Obesity and Testosterone levels

Could those extra kilos be accelerating the decline in you testosterone? Testosterone, is the main male sex hormone. Testosterone is responsible for development of male characteristics such as body and facial hair, muscle growth and strength, and a deep voice.  Normal...

Spread on Toast!

Who can just eat a plain toast for breakfast or dinner even if on diet?  Of course not me not either you I guess! I usually dress up my toast with some kind of spread taking into consideration the  quantity and the quality I am using. Which spreads you use? How much?...
Are you a soft Drink Addict?

Are you a soft Drink Addict?

A few days ago, some university students called me for their final  project: They wanted to talk about the side effects of soft drinks, even the diet ones, why are they addictive, and do they really cause cancer? And I have noticed that a lot of young people...

Can certain vegetables affect our tanning color?

Our tanning color differ from one person to another! Some people get tanned directly from the first exposure to the sun while others can stay for hours with no results! According to recent scientific research, eating vegetables on a daily basis, particularly tomatoes...

I Love Berries!

Berries may be red, black or blue, depending on their species. All types of berries are nutritious and low in calories! One cup contains only 83 calories! Cranberries and blueberries contain a substance that may prevent bladder infections. Eating a diet rich in...

Whose mixing Seafood with Dairy?

I hear that a lot people don’t like to mix fish and dairy products (such as yogurt) together as it can be poisoning and can lead to some allergies! But Is that true?? Maybe it’s not that tasty to mix it  together, but if that was harmful, maybe more than...

Egg White or Egg Yolk??

Happy Easter! You must have seen people removing the egg yolk from the egg and only having the egg whites! This is because egg yolk is high in fat and cholesterol. But eggs are considered a  healthy food to have! And egg yolks do provide their own health benefits, so...

4 Simple Tricks to eat less!!

Trick yourself into Eating healthier and less!!!   1- Drink water before your meals: That’s my number one advice!! I always tell my clients to have 2 glasses of water before every meal and especially in the morning before breakfast! Drinking water makes us lose...

Eat Fruits Everyday! Why?

I love Fruits! I eat at least a different kind everyday! And hey! You need to consider that too 😉 1- Hydration: Whether it was soft or crunchy, fruits consist mostly of water, keeping us hydrated. When being well hydrated, chances of cramps and migraines will be...

Fight Bloating!

Bloating is a major problem that we are facing due to abdominal problems, excessive food or even some food allergies.. Bloating and gas gas are usually tied to what and how you eat or drink.. We know already that fizzy drinks should be cut and eating slowly is a...

Easter Fasting!

Easter is right around the corner! Western Christianity and Eastern Orthodox Christianity date of Lent continues for almost 50 days.  Fasting  differs from one to another! Some people fast on something they like, others fast from 12 am to 12 pm, while others fast on...

Guess What!?

Did You Know that… A- Eating 3 to 5  bananas a day prevents high blood pressure problems! And for people who have already  high blood pressure, this intake will minimize it to the max, due to its high potassium content  and its very low sodium content. Sodium is...

PMS Bloating and Water Retention

Almost all girls know about this word but maybe not all of them know what does it mean exactly! PMS refers to the term Premenstrual Syndrome which is somehow a warning of an approaching period because of some physical or psychological changes (sometimes both) in the...

Kastana Time!

It’s winter time and Christmas time! Chestnuts are one of my favorite winter treats. It reminds me of Christmas and celebration time and family gatherings. A lot of people ask me how fattening Chestnuts might be (known also by Kastana) Good news for everyone!...

Popcorn Time!

That’s my favorite snack. And all my friends know me as a popcorn addict! What’s better than eating a box of popcorn while watching a movie?? Compared to other snack food, popcorn is low in calories, healthy and nutritious. It doesn’t contain any...

White or Brown Rice!

We all know that brown rice is healthier than the white rice! But do you know the difference?? Actually The nutritional differences between brown rice and white rice are not as dramatic as many people think! Personally I’m not picky regarding that, I eat white...