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How to maintain weight loss after diet?

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What does successful weight loss maintenance look like? This was one of the main questions I asked myself years ago. But first, I had to start my weight loss. To get an idea of what your ideal weight would be, you can have a look at your Body Mass Index …

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Xylitol – a Natural or Chemical Sweetener?

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What is xylitol and what are sugar alcohols? Xylitol is a sugar alcohol used as a sugar substitute. First, it sounds quite chemically but, in fact, it is something quite natural. Xylitol is also known as birch sugar. You can find it in the fiber of some fruits and vegetables. …

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The Impact of Food on Depression

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Can food relieve people suffering from depression? All of us know that food can have a large impact on our mood. Most of us are in a bad temper when we are hungry. On the other hand, eating a lot of carbs such as in sugar, pasta, bread and many …

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The Blood-Type Diet – Myth or Truth?

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What are blood groups? The blood-type diet is predicated on our blood groups. A, B, AB and O is the well-known classification of blood on the basis of different antibodies and also based on antigenic substances on red blood cells. These antigens may be glycolipids, glycoproteins, carbohydrates, or proteins. The …

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Fasting – More Sense or Nonsense?

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The benefits of caloric restriction for body, mind and soul Easter is one of the main venues people remind themselves of fasting. But fasting is not just a trend of religious people being up-to-date: Even Hippocrates as one of the well-known doctors of the ancient world – who lived years …

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Fiber – The Favourite Food of Our Gut Bacteria

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What is fiber? Dietary fiber (also called roughage) is a part of plant foods which cannot be digested by gastrointestinal enzymes. It consists mainly of non-starch polysaccharides, is a carbohydrate, and soluble (dissolves in water) or insoluble. Most high-fiber foods have both soluble and insoluble components. They move indigestedly through …

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Is Fruit Sugar Better than Table Sugar?

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Where can I find fructose naturally? If you want to sweeten your food or drink with a less processed sweetener than table sugar, you can make use of (corn) syrup or fructose (fruit sugar) instead. Mainly, sweet fruits e.g. apples, pears, or agaves are processed with a vacuum technique which …