How intermittent fasting keeps you fit and healthy

Did you know that digestion consumes the highest amount of energy out of all bodily functions? When too much energy is used for digestion, there will be less available for repair and detox. As a result, we age sooner, get sick easier, and it takes longer for us to heal. There is a reason why fasting is present in so many cultures. It is not only beneficial for your body, but also for your mind. As a matter of fact, not only will you lose body fat during your fasting period, but you will benefit from greater mental functions. Thus, fasting increases your productivity! 1. What is Intermittent Fasting? It is a way of eating and scheduling your meals within …

How to enjoy a lavish feast without feeling stuffed

It is Christmas time and like any festive holiday, we tend to celebrate it with a lavish feast. This certainly applies for the Chinese New Year, which is mainly celebrated by eating with your family and friends. In this article, I am going to give you some tips on how to eat a generous amount and still feel good afterward! Yes, you can eat a lot without feeling stuffed later on (of course, still up to a certain extent) 😉 So here are my tips… 1) Do not mix high-protein with high-carbs in one meal! This will make a huge difference and is one of the main principles of food combining. Small amounts of each can be eaten together though …

How to avoid dairy and what to eat instead

In my previous article I explained why cutting out dairy is beneficial for our health, as it is has been scientifically linked to acne, cancer and weight gain. However, avoiding dairy is quite tricky as it is hidden in many foods we consume that we might not expect could contain it. So here is my guideline on how to avoid dairy and what you can eat instead!   So, lets begin with the obvious and most important ones: Dairy product   What to eat instead Cow’s milk Soy milk, any nut milks (almond, hazelnut, …), any grain milk (rice, oat, …) I recommend making your own milks with a soy milk machine, which is very easy, convenient, way healthier and cheaper in …