Tag: diet

Americans

Dear Americans… What in the world?

Before I start this open letter, let me say that personally, I love Americans! An American was my best man at the wedding and I have many friends that come from the Land of the free. I love the music, literature, movies. In fact, all the great things that American […]

fasted training

Fasted training: A myth or de facto?

A lot of people are not really feeling friendly to cardio. Especially when it comes to fasted training. It sounds like a struggle or a marathon race. Is it really something so difficult to perform? Maybe if you are in a classic metabolic state and your fuel is glucose. Let’s […]

dumplings

Dumplings on Keto? Try this grandma’s soup recipe

Homemade soup was really rare in the western world a few years ago. In fact, you could eat it only at grandma’s, if you were lucky enough to have her. But, with the recent popularity of bone broth, homemade soups came back in fashion. Since the slow home cooking is […]

MCT oil

MCT Oil is your best choice to break the fast

MCT Oil is a great supplement that will be beneficial when you are on the Ketogenic diet. Personally, I prefer to break my 16 or 24 hours fast with MCT Oil. I  consume 3 tablespoons of MCT Oil immediately after my fast. The body recognizes fat as the main source […]

kleftiko

Greek “Kleftiko” the unforgettable dish of my childhood

Slow cooking makes Kleftiko’s secret Growing up in a Greek family, I can say that I ate as a king! Especially when we had a Kleftiko day. Lots of Greeks could agree on this. Even though there are many carb-oriented dishes in Greek Mediterranean cuisine, this amazing treat is totally […]

ketosis babies

Ketosis and babies the untold truth!

The most common question people ask when they want to start Keto diet is: “can I be in ketosis, is it safe? Tell me how many times have you heard this question? Ketosis has the exclusivity of being our first metabolic state when we arrive in this world. Yes, we […]

sugar-free

The guilty Sugar-Free products

Why people like sugar-free products? These days I am encountering a lot of people talking about sugar-free products. I came in touch with thousands of proclaimed keto people. The thing that grabbed my attention is how people are proud of the Keto diet. This thing made me believe that a […]

keto mediterranean

My journey from classical Mediterranean diet to Keto

Growing up in a Greek kitchen As most of the people who grew up in the area of Southeast Mediterranean basin, I was raised believing that bread and pasta should be the base of every meal, definitely not something keto friendly. Especially in Greece, the Mediterranean diet is determined to […]

additives food

Those scary Epsilon additives that we ignore

Modern eaters Oh, those numerous additives. They put them literally in everything. One of the key characteristics of the modern diet is the constant fresh and nutritious foods rejection. At the same time, we consume processed foods. They are conserved, frozen or pre-cooked. They have intensive colours, taste, and appearance. […]

glycemic load keto

Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load

In this overview, I would like to help you to avoid the confusion with these two terms. A lot of my clients told me that they found that carrot has glycemic index sometimes 91 and sometimes 1. How could this be true? Well, it is not! We are talking about […]