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 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

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 are macronutrients? – Alcohol 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? – Alcohol 101

What are macronutrients? – Fats / Lipids 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? – Fats / Lipids 101

What are macronutrients? – Proteins 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? – Proteins 101

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

Death’s End

Disclaimer: This not-a-review might contain spoilers for The Dark Forest by Liu Cixin. If you're not into spoilers, read no further. In previous posts I've talked very briefly about my impressions of Cixin Liu's first two of books in his Remembrance of Earth's Past trilogy. This week I read the last book of the series, … Continue reading Death’s End

What is thermogenesis?

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 covered starvation mode / starvation response, metabolic damage, and the thermic effect of food. This week we'll go over … Continue reading What is thermogenesis?