How to Build Muscle

To build muscle you can either be in a calorie surplus or caloric deficit, the difference comes in with how much weight and/or fat you’ll gain or lose in the process because as said in How to Lose Fat, you need to be in a caloric deficit to lose fat. Ultimately, it depends on your... Continue Reading →

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How to Lose Fat

There are 3 types of fat, which are saturated, unsaturated and trans fats, more on these fats is explained here. Fat is broken down into glycerol and fatty acids once it is digested. In this post, I will provide points on how to make fat loss easier. Everyone is on a mission to lose fat,... Continue Reading →

How to Count Macros

I am following on from the What Are Macros? post I recently did and I felt it necessary to separate the understanding of macronutrients to the counting of them because as much as it may be similar to calculating calories, there are greater role players in terms of the each macro requires a certain percentage... Continue Reading →

What Are Macros?

Macronutrients are the nutrients which are required in large amounts by the body, for it to carry out its daily functions. They consist of Carbohydrates, Protein and Fats, each having its own different types which affect the body in different but beneficial ways in certain circumstances. CARBOHYDRATES Carbohydrates are the main energy source of the... Continue Reading →

What Are Calories?

It is one of the most important nutrition facts in building the physique of your dreams, understanding how they affect your desired food intake and your body is very important in how you work towards your fitness goals, which brings me to the general points I'll be covering: What are calories in food?Why calories are... Continue Reading →

Spicy Chicken Pasta

NUTRITION PER SERVING 308 kcals 27g Carbs 31g Protein 9g Fats INGREDIENTS • 8oz. (225g) penne • 14 oz. (400g) chicken breast, diced • 1 tbsp. coconut oil • 1 cup (250ml) single soy cream • 3 tsp. harissa paste (or more to taste) • 14 oz. (400g) spinach, roughly chopped • 7 oz. (200g)... Continue Reading →

Vegetarian Moussaka

NUTRITION PER SERVING 256 kcals 37g Carbs 10g Protein 10g Fats INGREDIENTS 2 aubergines, sliced1 zucchini, sliced1 red onion, chopped2 garlic cloves, sliced2 potatoes (400g), sliced1 tbsp. coconut oil5 oz. (140g) tomato puree4 tomatoes, chopped10.5 oz. (300g) butter beans, drained05. oz. (15g) moussaka herb mix1 ¼ cups (300ml) skimmed milk (or plant based)5.2 oz. (150g)... Continue Reading →

Chunky Beef Soup

NUTRITION PER SERVING 221 kcals 15g Carbs 20g Protein 9g Fats INGREDIENTS 1.1 lb (500g) 90% lean ground beef1-1/2 tsp. salt1 onion, diced2 celery sticks, chopped2 medium carrots, peeled, chopped2 cans (28oz/800g) chopped tomatoes½ green cabbage, chopped4 cups beef stock2 bay leaves PREPARATION Heat a large pot on medium and stir-fry the beef until browned,... Continue Reading →

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