Dietary Fiber, GI and GL

I know that this health series is stretching quite a bit, but I have to write a few more posts before ending the topic. You see, I initially wanted to write just one post on how to eat healthy, but then as I started writing, the post became too long and I decided to split it into three parts. But even as I was splitting I knew I had to give more information, because the thing about eating healthy does not end with “eat these foods and you will be fine”. It goes a bit more deep and I have … Continue reading “Dietary Fiber, GI and GL”

Carbohydrates – How Much To Eat

As a continuation of my previous post, I want to touch upon the topic of how much to eat with respect to carbohydrates. Hopefully, you understood which food items have good carbohydrates, and that solves the question about quality. What about quantity? In this post, I want to cover the quantity of carbs that one should eat. Remember that when it comes to food, quantity is as important as quality. Just because you are eating healthy carbs does not mean you can eat any amount. Well, actually if you are eating quality food, you will not be able to eat … Continue reading “Carbohydrates – How Much To Eat”

Carbohydrates – What to Eat

In my previous post, I gave a brief introduction to eating healthy food, but I did not divulge into too much details as to what constitutes a healthy diet. This post is a continuation of it. What is a healthy diet then? Actually there isn’t much to say about healthy food. Almost everyone knows what is healthy and what is not. So I won’t even try to enumerate them. Staying healthy has more to do with the grit and self control more than anything else. You subconsciously already know when you are about to eat unhealthy. Disclaimer: I am neither … Continue reading “Carbohydrates – What to Eat”

Eating Healthy

Several people approach me for advice on eating healthy and staying fit. And I have helped quite a few and even trained them at the gym so they could become healthy and fit. But I never succeeded in keeping them healthy or fit. Because it is much harder to change a person’s mindset than changing habits and without a mindset change the new habits won’t stick and they fall back to old habits. When it comes to health and fitness, it is a like an impossible ideal. It is as difficult, if not more, to continue to stay healthy than … Continue reading “Eating Healthy”