One thing we know. Coconut oil has about 95% of fat, and it is, indeed saturated fat! So, is coconut oil saturated fat the same as the animal based saturated fat? Well, no. Most of saturated fat from coconut oil is comprised by large part in lauric acid, making this kind of saturated fat more easily metabolised. So this source of energy is faster than the animal based saturated fat.
Today is a very important day for the vegan community, it's the World Vegan Day! Although I don't entitle myself as a vegan, foodwise, I'm really close to that, so I decided to commemorate this day with a little something.
Here I am to challenge you for a full month on a plant-based diet! Very easy! During the month of November you are adopting a 100% plant-based diet! what do you think?
Ora vamos lá falar do "elephant in the room"! O que é isto de jejum intermitente?
Resolvi partilhar a minha experiência, não para vos convencer a adoptar esta estratégia, não sou nutricionista e muito menos penso que isto serve para toda a gente, mas depois de tantas mensagens a pedir para partilhar alguns pormenores da minha experiência, resolvi contar-vos o que se anda a passar por aqui.
After 2 months barely moving I feel like a jelly squid ( and almost transparent because the sun here doesn't shine very often). As you already know from the post I shared last week, I had surgery, and even if it wasn't a huge one it was a abdominal surgery. The first post-op week was the hardest - I was literally feeling like a balloon from the huge amount of water retention I was having - an...
This has been my number one go-to smoothie bowl breakfast (recipe down below)
As probably some of you already know, I've been adopting a lower carb higher good quality fat diet lately and it's been great so far! No more bloating, more mental focus (as you know healthy fats are fundamental for your brain to function properly) and no more sugar cravings.
I've been following some amazing professionals in this area that believe that...
I've always been a fan of natural beauty products and tricks. I don't know why but I have never enjoyed packing my face and body with super expensive products that I really don't know if they're going to work out on me. Whenever I can I try to go as natural as possible with my beauty regime.
Here are a couple of tips and tricks that I want to share with you. They work with me and they're also really easy to get and the best of...