The Diet After the Diet

So your diet is over, you’ve reached your goal weight (Congrats by the way), you feel proud after X amount of time and restricting your calories, resisting temptation of your ever-growing appetite.  The suffering is finally over and you’re ready to live life again. A month later you jump on the scale’s and slap yourselfContinue reading “The Diet After the Diet”

Depression and Diet

The diet of the general population in many western countries shows that they are often deficient in many nutrients, especially essential vitamins, minerals, and omega-3 fatty acids. As studies show The western-style diet may be contributing to depression as people make poor food choices. Rather than depression contributing to poor food choices (I.e. The foodContinue reading “Depression and Diet”

Consequences of short term weight loss

Low energy intake and minimal body fat are perceived as indicators of energy unavailability, resulting in a homeostatic endocrine response aimed at conserving energy and promoting energy intake. When we restrict energy (Calories) from our bodies for an extended period of time we are accompanied by a host of changes in our circulating hormones, mitochondrialContinue reading “Consequences of short term weight loss”

Weight loss vs Fat loss

Weight Loss vs Fat Loss When the majority of people go on a diet they say they want to lose weight whilst pointing to the areas of their body with excessive fat… Or you get that person who has a frustratingly good figure yet they constantly saying they need to lose weight and you justContinue reading “Weight loss vs Fat loss”