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Are superfoods overrated?

Last night I inadvertently started an argument about the supposed health benefits of green tea on Facebook. Initially, I was merely pointing out that matcha tea does, in fact, contain caffeine, so it should be avoided if you are battling caffeine addiction. I argued that drinking green tea for health is completely superfluous. It doesn’t…

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Conquer your cravings

People often ask me how I deal with cravings since I only eat fruits and veggies. Some view this lifestyle as restrictive, so eating this way must be a testament to my strong will. You might be surprised to learn that eating this way isn’t a struggle and it never should be. I didn’t completely…

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My weight loss with HCLF

I started tracking my weight in Cronometer on Dec. 30, 2014. I weighed 139.5 pounds. This is when I officially started eating high carb low fat. I had researched the HCLF vegan lifestyle before and was ready to give it a solid try with the start of the new year. It’s worth mentioning that this…

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How much do I spend on food while travelling?

I track every penny I spend because this is the only way I can effectively travel on a budget. As I mentioned in my three-part post, The secret to living as a nomad, minimising expenses and managing your money are necessary if you want to travel this way. I want to show you how much I spend…

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Low carb works, but low fat works better

To clarify the title: low carb might work for short-term weight loss, but high carb low fat works better for the short-term and the long-term. The high carb lifestyle is healthy and doesn’t require calorie counting or restriction for weight loss and management. How do we lose weight? Weight loss comes from a calorie deficit. A…