Years of eating fastfood, coupled with a sedentary lifestyle can alter our metabolism and on how we deal with food that is ingested. If your meal consist mainly of carbohydrates- the simple carbs with high glycemic index, you can find yourself getting hungry within the next hour even though you have eaten a large plate [...]
Some people lose weight when they are stressed. But for most of us, we tend to gain weight easily when we are stressed up, depressed or going through some difficult situation. It is very real- and most people may not believe the emotional connection to stress- but our emotions does influence weight gain. When we [...]
We all know it is very important to have adequate intake of fiber ranging from oats, vegetables and fruits. But please keep in mind that you need to drink lots of water as well. There was a case I heard where a person who had an inflammation of the stomach even though he took a [...]
From the previous article, I’ve discussed about methods that usually folks with chronic fatigue, constant lethargy and tiredness resort to: change in diet and exercise that may not have worked and wanted another answer, not another product, cardio machine or supplement. Until today, no scientific or medical research have managed to identify the cause of [...]
The reason why this blog is started in the first place is because I wanted to document my battle with sugar addiction- which I thought was the evil behind my escalating weight and constant fatigue syndrome. Because constant fatigue, lethargy and tiredness are common episodes for me, I am serious about battling it because these [...]
Asian diet is usually heavy in the composition of carbohydrate- predominantly using rice and noddles. Unlike our Western counterparts, we are not used to taking just meat and salad without solid carbohydrates. Some friends have tried to shift towards a more Westernized but healthy diet consisting of salad and meat. But often, this diet is [...]
Nowadays, many companies advertised calorie reduced, less sugar and/or fat health food. These products costs much more than the usual biscuits, oats or cereals just because it is lower in fat and/or sugar content. During the initial period of this blog, I used to get easily sucked into these offers- I buy health bar when [...]
Year end is fast approaching- that means invitations to parties, weddings, dinners and other social functions. It is often difficult to resist the temptation of food – alluringly prepared to lure even the most disciplined. So you’ve gone to a dinner and stuffed yourself – too much for your own good. Catching up with friends, [...]
After I began to be more physically active, episodes of hypoglycemia has reduced tremendously. That’s why I’ve always encourage folks out there to begin an exercise program- it does wonders to regulate blood sugar in your body, improve circulation, and reduce chronic body pains. If you find that you are physically hungry even though you [...]
Yes, yes, I know I have mentioned in an earlier post that it is highly unlikely that I will quit the gym… ever because I have enjoyed tremedous health benefits from living a more active lifestyle. I do not deny that joining gyms are truly beneficial- especially if you are living a highly stressed lifestyle [...]
Thinking of going for a paycut job? Tried it. I dunno about you...but it sucks to be bullied by those who have some kinda superiority complex who often don't know what they are yattering about. All you get is crappy pay and not being able to make ends meet.
Yeah, in corporate you get unreasonable bosses and office politics. To me, the stress levels are similar but in corporate the pay a few times more.