Posted in Daily Fires

What’s the point?

What’s the point

Have you ever heard or said someone talk about how they want to eat healthy, exercise 3-4 days per week, save money etc

But they go from nothing to all out

Except the thought of going all out is too overwhelming so they dont do anything

But if you suggest for example just exercising once per week

They would be like

What’s the point in that?

People would rather dream of doing something 5x per week than actually do anything once

Start small, don’t overwhelm yourself and build habits

Rather than dream big and do nothing

Posted in Health and Fitness, Mental Health

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 food came before the depression)

Studies have shown traditional diets like the Mediterranean diet and the Traditional Japanese diet give you a 25-35% less chance of having depression compared with The Traditional Western Diet.

The traditional Japanese and Mediterranean diets tend to be high in vegetables, fruits, unprocessed grains, and seafood, and to contain only modest amounts of lean meats and dairy.

They are also void of processed and refined foods and sugars, which are staples of the “Western” dietary pattern.

A study on the Mediterranean diet showed improvements in major depression by 35%.

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Posted in Health and Fitness

PCOS management.

PCOS management.

*This is not a pot about what PCOS is

Although PCOS affects the ovaries, These are just side effects, PCOS originates from the brain.

Management of PCOS is no quick fix, there is no 4-8 week plan to combat it.

The Brain and PCOS

The brain signals the Hypothamolus, Which signals the Pituitary which sends signals out to The thyroid, Adrenals, and ovaries.

Basically, the brain controls your thyroid, reproduction and stress.

There is no one single cause for PCOS and many women aren’t even aware that they have it, But something happens in the brain which then disrupts the ovaries.

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Posted in Health and Fitness

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 just wanna punch them in the face…

Both these people in the scenarios will go on a diet and lose weight and still will not be happy when they look in the mirror after the weight loss…

Playing the weight loss gain the only thing you people care about is the numbers on the scale.

However that weight loss could come from anywhere Water, Muscle tissue not specifically fat and the very next day or even after a cup or 2 of water they could be very disappointed when that weight has come back…

When You Lose weight, You lose it from both Fat and Muscle and Its Muscle that gives us the ‘Toned’ Look many people are after. Instead of that mushy pear look that we gain after weight loss.

Weight loss also triggers the metabolism to react and slow down whilst signalling hunger hormones such as ghrelin to increase this is known as Adaptive Thermogenesis…
And basically, you are going to be hungry wit excessive cravings whilst having to cut even more calories to keep losing weight.

And also when you give in to the hunger which eventually you will your metabolic rate is a lot lower so you are going to experience rapid weight gain…

Basically, Weight loss Sucks…

Fat loss on the other hand is where we preserve as much lean muscle as possible whilst losing body fat.. Giving you the desired lean/toned look you’re after.

Not only do you look more toned but the more lean tissue you have the higher your metabolic  rate will be (meaning you get to eat more without fat gain)

The only problem with fat loss is that many people think the diet isn’t working because the numbers on the scale aren’t going down so they give up or take drastic measures. Despite them looking and feeling better. The reason the numbers on the scale don’t drop as much is that your preserving muscle (This is a good thing.)