Energy content from carbohydrates, fats, alcohol and proteins

Photo by Rodolfo Clix from Pexels On previous posts we've talked about the energy content of food and the standard method by which it is determined. In that post we talked about how one must account for the amount of carbohydrates, proteins and lipids that a meal contains, and how much of those macronutrients our … Continue reading Energy content from carbohydrates, fats, alcohol and proteins

How to not become a hater

Photo by Gratisography from Pexels We've previously covered how you can use your haters as your source of motivation. For some reason, that post is one of this blog's most popular entries. Perhaps its that dealing with negativity is so common online, perhaps it's because of our readership's demographics, or perhaps there is some deeper … Continue reading How to not become a hater

BMI doesn’t work! (and how it does)

Photo by Donald Tong from Pexels Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor, and the content of this website was created for informational purposes only. Such content is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, treatment or diagnosis. We've previously gone ove the Body Mass Index, BMI, and learned how it's defined, how … Continue reading BMI doesn’t work! (and how it does)

What is ghrelin?

Photo by bruce mars from Pexels Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor, and the content of this website was created for informational purposes only. Such content is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, treatment or diagnosis. Just like happened with our posts on starvation mode / starvation response, metabollic damage, and … Continue reading What is ghrelin?

Frasier was such a good show

Image from https://tinyurl.com/y33d2g8s So chances are that the average reader of this blog has no idea of what show I'm talking about. Even when I was groing up, Frasier's episodes looked a little bit old, and their humor seemed a bit out of style for the times. So let's start at the basics, Frasier was … Continue reading Frasier was such a good show

Determining the energy content of food

Photo by Pixabay from Pexels Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor, and the content of this website was created for informational purposes only. Such content is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, treatment or diagnosis. If you've ever been interested in diets or exercise, then it's very likely that you've read … Continue reading Determining the energy content of food

The death penalty: terrible in execution

Photo by Renato Danyi from Pexels Let's begin this post with me saying how glad I am to live in a place where the death penalty is not applied. Even though I will use this post to argue in favor of the death penalty as an idea, I also hope to make clear that I … Continue reading The death penalty: terrible in execution

What are toxins? Should you detox? Perhaps cleanse?

Photo by Pixabay from Pexels Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor, and the content of this website was created for informational purposes only. Such content is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, treatment or diagnosis. So you've probably heard that something about detoxing or doing cleanses. Perhaps you've read about weight … Continue reading What are toxins? Should you detox? Perhaps cleanse?

Adding a new page to the blog

Source: pixabay.com For the past few months I've posted my opinions, not quite reviews, of the books making up the Remembrance of Earth's Past trilogy by Cixin Liu. Namely, they are The Three-Body Problem, The Dark Forest and Death's End. After reading them I still had some questions about what happened, what the characters had done … Continue reading Adding a new page to the blog

You hate fat people!

No, this blog doesn't hate fat people, and neither do I. It is undeniable that there are those who hate fat people: the fatpeoplehate subreddit and similar sites are a testament to this. Such content, however, is not welcome on this blog neither as posts nor as comments. There is a clear difference between wanting … Continue reading You hate fat people!