Shaping Your Keto Diet

Today's guest post is part of an editorial collaboration with the folks at HVMN who are experts on ketones and the ketogenic diet. A balanced macronutrient intake is essential for success on the keto diet. Macronutrients are food groups humans consume in large quantities. They provide the bulk of the energy to the body. The … Continue reading Shaping Your Keto Diet

Fundamentals of Keto (guest post)

Today's guest post is part of an editorial collaboration with team at HVMN. Check out their other guest posts on calories on a keto diet and muscle recovery after training.  “Keto” comes from the word “ketogenic.” This is a scientific term meaning that the body is producing ketones from fat. When blood ketone levels exceed 0.5mM, the body has achieved "ketosis." Ketosis can be naturally achieved two ways: through diet … Continue reading Fundamentals of Keto (guest post)

5 Keto Recipes For Vegans

My vegan readers felt left out after reading my previous post which curated the best Keto recipes for vegetarians. Democratic Human that I am, I have collated the best keto-friendly vegan mains and starters for you. The ketogenic diet was a godsend for me. I felt lighter, munched much much lesser and experienced fat loss … Continue reading 5 Keto Recipes For Vegans

5 easy keto recipes for vegetarians

The keto diet is the most effective clean eating diet I’ve tried. It is so easy to follow, yet I get dozens of questions from readers every week. Simply put, it is a low-carb, high-fat diet. That means goodbye rice, chapati and bread, hello oil and butter! It’s the opposite of what we’ve been taught … Continue reading 5 easy keto recipes for vegetarians

Keto diet to tackle lower belly fat

In case you were wondering what it means to have lower belly fat, a waist circumference above 35 inches for men and 30 inches for women constitutes abdominal obesity. If you fall under this category, you must read this post to understand how to shed lower belly fat on a Standark Keto Diet. Eat the … Continue reading Keto diet to tackle lower belly fat

8 Principles To Improve Your Digestion

Just as disease would quickly grow in our brick home if the rubbish was only occasionally emptied, so disease would quickly spread throughout the human body if the rubbish were not emptied daily. Proper digestion ensures daily motions. Food transit time from entry to exit should be no longer than 24 hours. Ideally, it should … Continue reading 8 Principles To Improve Your Digestion

How to Protect Yourself from Cold and Flu

Are people around you catching a cold? Winter colds and flus are an effort of nature to free the system from conditions that arise as a result of a violation of the laws of health. They are a house-clean. Colds are needed to expel built-up waste. This house-clean will rarely need to happen if you … Continue reading How to Protect Yourself from Cold and Flu

Greenwashing: How the tourism industry is taking you for a ride

Greenwashing looms ominously over travel and tourism. The rise in awareness around green issues such as global warming, declining biodiversity and overpopulation has led to more and more businesses keen to publicise their green credentials, even though they don’t have any! The dictionary defines greenwashing as “disinformation that is disseminated by an organization so as to … Continue reading Greenwashing: How the tourism industry is taking you for a ride

Dating an impotent man for 7 years

For those of you who think impotence is a man's problem, consider the woman's perspective. She starts off feeling unattractive because she can't do something as simple as turning her man on. The fragile male ego does not help as her partner tries to emotionally blackmail her into staying in the relationship. It takes years … Continue reading Dating an impotent man for 7 years

Nature’s healing effects on your mind and body (guest post)

Today's guest post is by freelance writer Cloe Matheson, a huge nature fan based in New Zealand. When she isn’t hard at work or waking at some ridiculous hour with a brainwave and scrambling to find her notebook, Cloe loves taking short walks outside. She finds even just a few minutes absorbing the beauty of … Continue reading Nature’s healing effects on your mind and body (guest post)