Category: FOOD CHOISES

Banana- a low carb dilema

Why banana is the forbidden fruit in a low carb diet? This has always been the prime example of fruit taken out in a low carb diet. The consensus is that it spikes insulin up with its starch and this is the end of the story. Many people enjoy this fruit and gives pleasure in increasing serotonin levels. Eating a banana surpasses in bioavailability that bottle of low carb shake from the store rack. It’s a part of a living organism with the complexity to nourish. How it can get in the way of our heath is the part...

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Sesonal Life 2: Food is a light story

Why food has become so important lately? What food and light has in common? Why we gain weight so fast when cheating on the diet? How to balance your metabolism and get some control back? Why dieting “forever” is bad for you? I have started this series in first Seasonal Life post with the food and diet approach. Food is modulating our hormonal system and gut flora and with it the immune system. This means food is bringing information in to the body. Every bite is telling a story of our environment. Processed foods gives a skewed image of...

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Seasonal Life – When food avalability goes against our health

How did we moved away from a seasonal life. Why are seasons so important? Why does a large part of the population has diabetes? As our brain has evolved and we found ways to save food. At the beging it was similar like a squirrel stacking acorn or a dog hiding his bone.  We went beyond this and created agriculture and food conservation techniques.  After this step we have begining to trade the crops and food products. We can see that at this point we are already far away from the animal kindom and connected to an enviroment different than the one we...

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I’m going to start tomorrow…

Why do you think tomorrow you can succeed? Why did it not work last time?   When we decide we are going to start tomorrow we do it with today’s mindset. However, today’s perception is the hope that drives our feelings in making a change.   Today, when we decide to reboot our lifestyle, we are on a high wave of serotonin. Serotonin is the feel good chemical in your brain. What creates this wave are the foods that make quick energy production. Carbs are using the shortest pathway in our metabolism. They provide cheap and poor energy and it is the only pathway...

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