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Fat loss

How to get past the tendency of your body to keep the same fat levels

Chances are you have heard about body fat set point before… it’s the tendency of your body to keep the same fat levels you have in your body. Said in another way,… it’s the way for your body to stay on the same body fat levels (on average). And in case the definition of body …

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Hormones vs. calories: which one is the ruler?

It’s said that whenever we talk about calories we disregard hormones. Funny enough, it’s the exact opposite. Energy balance is affected by hormones and vice versa. It’s a matter of influence that goes in both ways, not a one-direction path. What’s more, energy balance is based on certain things like how many calories does your …

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Why losing 3-5 pounds per month instead of 10+ can be the answer to keeping your weight off

You can lose 10+ pounds per month just as you can lose less, that’s for sure, but… the issue is not how much weight you can lose, the issue is how long can you keep that weight you lose. Here’s why. Let’s say you go through a 12-week diet where you do Intermittent Fasting (it …

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Why the Glycemic Index and spike in insulin are irrelevant for weight loss

If you think that the Glycemic Index (GI) and spikes in insulin caused by certain foods are important to losing weight, then here’s why that’s not the case. But first, let’s understand where this myth is coming from. It just happens that whenever we eat carbs, our body needs to break them down to their …

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