The Skinny on Intermittent Fasting; A Series – Part 1

Intermittent fasting, also known as IF is an umbrella term which covers a few different methods of fasting. Lots of studies show that intermittent fasting is generally more effective for fat loss while maintaining muscle and lean tissue than calorie restrictive diets. Over the next few days I’ll go through description of some of the…

Getting into Ketosis before Ramadan may make your fasting experience easier

Getting into Ketosis before Ramadan may make your fasting experience easier. Firstly Ramadan Kareem to all those partaking from Thursday or Friday this week! Ramadan fasting can be challenging. That’s not new. Especially for communities living in the northern hemisphere with longer fasting periods. Fortunately, there are some hacks we can use to help train…

Skin Tags; What Your Body is Trying to Warn You About.

Skin tags are those annoying extra small deposits of skin which just ‘all of a sudden’ turn up on your body. They don’t hurt, and they tend to appear in the neck, chest, and rib cage area. Sometimes they are there for years, sometimes they get bigger, and sometimes they go away. While the skin…

How to do ‘cheat meals’ and still lose fat.

First of all, if you’ve been reading my posts for a while now, you know I don’t believe in long term restrictive dieting. Not only is it hard to maintain long term, but you could also be depriving your body from some vital nutrients (some people who go low carb and keto for a long…

How to use Intermittent Fasting for Fat loss.

Ever heard this rumour that if you don’t eat every 2 hours, your muscles will start to disintegrate, or maybe, your body will go into starvation mode, leading to a slow metabolism..? That is NOT how the body works, nor is grazing every couple of hours a good idea for the VAST majority of humans…

My gut healing and glow up journey.

While I was just starting my studies, I discovered through my lectures that what I was experiencing in my gut, was a very en vogue condition called SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth). So off I went to get tested. We tested for SIBO, gut bacterial imbalance in the large intestines, yeast/fungal overgrowth in the large…