Archive for 'Fitness and Nutrition'

Nixtamal and Tortillas

Nixtamal and Tortillas

Nixtamalization is the process to cook corn in lime water. This technology has been around for thousands of years and it's been very important in the Mexican diet. [...]

The benefits of whole grains

The benefits of whole grains

What are whole grains and their benefits? Do we really need them? [...]

5 Healthy Midnight Treats

Photo: Mike Johnson http://www.flickr.com/photos/thebusybrain/ / CC BY 2.0 Midnight snacks are all about damage control. Ideally one should aim at eating enough small meals during the day to avoid late night cravings. However, as we all [...]

13 things that helped me lose weight

13 things that helped me lose weight

Food alone doesn't make you lose or gain weight. Small changes in your life will help you to reach your health and fitness goals. [...]

13 foods that made me skinny

13 foods that made me skinny

Thirteen healthy recipes for a more balanced diet. [...]

13 dishes that made me fat…

13 dishes that made me fat…

This dishes are only bad if you don't balance what you eat and exercise regularly. [...]

Organic or not. 13 things to consider

Organic or not. 13 things to consider

Is organic food better/safer for you? This are 13 facts that I found out. [...]

Thirteen reasons to exercise regularly

Thirteen reasons to exercise regularly

Exercise is one of the best things you can do for your health. Here are 13 reasons to do it regularly. [...]

How do you keep the commitment?

How do you keep the commitment?

Where do you find motivation to exercise? [...]

Give me the whole thing!

Give me the whole thing!

Did you know that whole foods are more beneficial to your body than isolated nutrients? Start chewing on those carrots. [...]