Carbs, protein and fat – What are they and how much do we need a day?

Macronutrients… Not sure if everyone has heard about that word, but what is sure is that most people have heard about carbohydrates, proteins and fats. That is more familiar, right? Well, these three big nutrient groups are macronutrients and they are called “Macro” precisely because we need them in MACRO (aka BIG) quantities in our … More Carbs, protein and fat – What are they and how much do we need a day?

“Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual” by Michael Pollan

Eat food. Mostly plants. And not too much. This is pretty much how Michael Pollan summarises the key Food Rules in his fun and quick to read book. Nice and simple! For those who are not fans of long nutrition theories, here are my favourite rules from his entertaining book: Eat food Don’t eat anything your … More “Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual” by Michael Pollan

Healthy eating – tricks to make it happen when you are too busy (or lazy)

Eating healthier food can be mission impossible if we have little time to cook and plan our meals. Life is busy these days and, as much as I like cooking, I don’t always enjoy of enough time all my evenings to do it properly. That’s why I found that cooking for 2-3 days in one … More Healthy eating – tricks to make it happen when you are too busy (or lazy)

5 eating tips that have nothing to do with what you eat

People don’t like to be told what to do. Following “a diet” is normally a pain for everyone, even the idea of “clean eating” is not that attractive for many people. So here are a few ideas to eat healthier without having to change what’s on the menu. Portions portions portions This is one of … More 5 eating tips that have nothing to do with what you eat