Food

What The Fad?

In my fitness journey, I have tried pretty much every type of diet. Some fad diets initially produce dramatic results, yet what are its long term effects? Are the results from these fad diets sustainable? Types of Fad Diets 1. Low Calorie Diet (i.e. Cohen Diet) When you do not get enough calories in your body, yourContinue Reading “What The Fad?”

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Meal Prep: Mashed Kamote

When I pair it with any protein and vegetable, I do not feel like I am depriving myself of a good meal. In fact, kamote can leave you feeling full even just by eating half a cup of it (only about 60 calories per half cup!). One thing that I do dislike about kamote is the earthy and crumbly texture that can leave aContinue Reading “Meal Prep: Mashed Kamote”

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Kamote, The Underrated Rice Replacement

Mashed potato came to mind as a rice replacement, yet I wanted a cheap alternative and something easily found in the Philippines. Luckily, I found this “lowly” rice replacement. When my blood sugar level became pre-diabetic, (Read: Body Mythconceptions: Revelations, Then & Now) I looked for ways to control spikes in my sugar level. For diabetics, rice was notContinue Reading “Kamote, The Underrated Rice Replacement”