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Nutrition

Protein

When talking about Protein, there is actually not much that you need to know, yet it is still a highly discussed topic. From theories like “You need to eat animal products to get your protein” to companies trying to sell you the “one and only” best available protein shake, there are a lot of confusing …

Nutrition

All you need to know about your carbs

Alrighty! Let’s talk about carbs. Carbs, or carbohydrate is one of the main energy sources we feed on. No wonder, since carbohydrate builds so much organic mass and is a highly available potential food source globally (and unlike animals, plants won’t run away). In this article we will learn about what carbs actually are, how …

Nutrition

Energy, calories and body weight

Before going deeper into nutrients and their other areas of importance, I first want to focus on the main purpose of why we eat: to obtain enough energy. In this text I will explain the basic mechanisms about how we make use of our food and the principles of our energy household and balance. The …

Nutrition

What is a balanced diet?

Food. Something so omnipresent in our lives. Sometimes we take it for granted, we eat whatever we feel like without really appreciating a meal or even reflect of what we are eating. We not only follow our hunger, but the food choices we make – if we can call it an active choice – are …