The truth about carbohydrates

screen-shot-2017-02-06-at-22-18-24Carbohydrates – carbs- are one of the three macronutrients. For your information, the other two are fat and protein. They’re designed to provide the body with energy, minerals, vitamins, amino acids, essential fats, fibre, and water.

A lot of people treat them very unfairly though, mainly because they don’t know what they are and because of all the low-carb diets brainwashing. Continue reading

How sugar affects the brain

I had some kind of a revelation after watching this video a couple of years ago, and it might actually be at the origin of my fight against refined sugar.

Did you know that (refined) sugar is as addictive as alcohol and cocaine? Are you aware of the damage it does?

Watch this video, stay away from refined sugar, and stay tuned for my next post on the devil.

The powerful Chia Seeds

chiaseedsDon’t even get me started on the Chia Seeds! They’re first on the superfood category; they’re an amazing energy booster and they have super powers! No kidding, they are loaded with healthy omega-3 fatty acids, carbohydrates (the good ones), protein, fibre, antioxidants, and calcium. You can’t get any better!

You couldn’t tell really, chia seeds are these tiny little black and white seeds from the South American plant Salvia Hispanica (same family as mint). Chia seeds were actually an essential food for the Aztecs and Mayans back in the days; they valued them for their ability to provide sustainable energy, their medicinal properties and their high nutritional value. It doesn’t come as a surprise that chia is the ancient Mayan word for strength.

Nutrition facts:

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