What is diabetes?

Photo by PhotoMIX Ltd. 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. Over the past half year we've covered quite a number of topics. From starvation mode, … Continue reading What is diabetes?

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

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?

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

What are micronutrients?

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. In previous posts we've talked about macronutrients, which are the dietary nutrients that supply energy to an organism. Just as a … Continue reading What are micronutrients?

What is the glycemic response / glycemic index?

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. Now that we have finished our series on what macronutrients are (see the individual posts on carbohydrates, proteins, lipids and alcohol … Continue reading What is the glycemic response / glycemic index?

What are macronutrients? – Carbohydrates 101

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. In previous posts we've talked about the starvation response (aka starvation mode), metabolic adaptation (aka metabolic damage), the thermic effect of … Continue reading What are macronutrients? – Carbohydrates 101