What is the role that metabolism plays in weight loss? How can you increase your metabolism to burn more energy and therefore lose weight faster? First, lets look at what the term metabolism means. Basically, it is the rate at which your body burns energy to: keep itself at an even and warm temperature for daily maintenance & bodily functions The metabolic rate of each person is different and directly influences how much fat you use and store. The good news is, we can increase our metabolism to burn more fat , the bad… Read more Importance of Metabolism in Weight Loss →
I love this pasta recipe so much. It is so so so good hot or cold! What makes it my favourite pasta dish is that it has so much flavour.… Read more I Love Food: Spelt Pasta with Sauteed Garlic and Toasted Pine Nuts and Fresh Herbs →
Water is the only real “superfood”.
Are you drinking enough water?? Did you know that it is difficult to lose body fat and maintain good health if you let yourself become even mildly dehydrated? Did you know that thirst indicates that your body is already dehydrated?
When your body is denied water ( or any vital nutrient) you body goes in to protection mode. It may tell you to eat when really, it is just dehydrated. Also, it may slow down your metabolism, making it easier for your body to store fat in an effort to retain water for survival.
This week I started a new job. I wake at 4.30am to be at work by 5.30am. (hence the irregularity in my posts! sorry ;(…) My whole routine is shattered, which is exciting but also a really frustrating. I haven’t found a decent place nearby to get a good healthy bite to eat in my break as I am surrounded by the usual lame city Cafe’s that sell weak coffee and banana bread. (I hate it when a cafe is named so & so ‘Cafe’. I mean, is it really… Read more Simple Fast Weight Loss Rules →