I don’t know how others were raised, but my mother raised me with potatoes and meat. And my mother did not know much about popular nutrition trends then, but I think neither Jamie Oliver’s mother, because based on his shows it seems like he also grew up with potato and meat. Really! I saw with my own eyes how they … Read More
Don’t worry = No sugar?
In consensus with the industries that produce chronic dieters, the 2013 analysis done by Shankar argues that we don’t have sufficient evidence either to recommend nor to not recommend artificial sweeteners (1). Some research shows that the use of artificial sweeteners is associated with a modest weight loss (2). Other research shows that the use of artificial sweeteners is associated with … Read More
Why you keep falling of your diet?
If you are tired of gaining weight each time you allow yourself to eat a treat, if you can’t even stomach the thought of starting one more diet, if you are frustrated by the fact that no matter how much you’re trying not to gain weight – you simply can’t succeed – then this article is for you. I will … Read More
Why you feel hungry when you are on a diet?
Why you feel hungry when you are on a diet is not that easy to understand by many people on a diet. It is much or less accepted because hunger is associated with dieting. It is what scares people people when even considering to start a diet to lose their increasing weight accumulated on body parts they wish they could … Read More
The Copy/Paste Diet
I’m nutritionist Diana Artene and – before we talk about what “The Copy / Paste Diet” is and what impact it has on your weight loss – I want to ask you: – Do you want to lose weight? – For really, really, real, do you really want to? Maybe you still want to, maybe you gave up, maybe you’re … Read More
What is the most important part of your car?
I have a question for you: – What is the most important part of your car? You may be wondering what your car has to do with my nutrition, but if you play in. Let me start: the experience with the people I work with everyday has shown me that nutrition is much easier to understand when comparing learning to … Read More
Fast weight loss gimmicks
Everyone want to lose weight fast, for various reasons, and many use the modern electrotherapy ways that promise to get you there in no time. If you use such procedures, my suggestion is to go to a qualified nutritionist who knows how to counteract the metabolic effects of sudden weight loss. To understand why I’m making this recommendation, please read … Read More
Top 3 factors that contribute to holiday weight gain & what to do about them
If you’re tired enough of gaining (at least) 2 kg in each holiday (kilos that you will usually go back down only temporarily, if ever), if you get sick from your stomach only to the thought that you’ll need to get started again another diet just because you were in a simple holiday and if you’re frustrated because, no matter … Read More
Does drinking beer makes you gain weight?
Even though we are in the midst of a rainy summer, veiled with a few days of heat, many men asked me – some jokingly, some seriously – if the beer makes us gain weight. Now seriously: which foods are fattening and which ones are not fattening?! Women usually do not ask, they think they already know and go on … Read More
What is the metabolic difference between cola light and normal cola?
This article refers not only to cola light or to a specific brand in particular, but to the difference in metabolic impact between the consumption of cola light and soda drinks containing “sugars”. To start, let’s define exactly what is used to sweeten light or “sugar-free” soda drinks and what is used to sweeten normal or cola “with sugars”. “Normal” … Read More
Why I do not recommend too much sport for weight loss?
Because a lot of people who want to lose weight as soon as possible, if they can yesterday, ask me why I do not recommend more sport, I would like to clarify the concept of sport for losing weight. Sport is very important in weight loss, but by sport we only maintain the results from our eating behaviour. Sedentariness is a … Read More