Why exercises don´t make you lose weight?

The first step that many take when they want to lose weight is to do exercises: running, gym or functional training.

I recommend the practice of exercises, mainly for the benefits already proven to our physical and mental health and also to prevent diseases.

The truth is that doing exercises will not help you lose weight, why?

Because the exercises will not be able to compensate for a bad diet. Here's an example: if you walk 30 minutes you burn 200Kcal, which represents only 4 cookies or 1 ice cream (Sunday).

It is totally disproportionate how many exercises you have to do to burn just a few more bites. You have to climb several floors of a building to burn off a few calories.

Collaborating with this, studies have already revealed that:

  1. Exercise alone does not lose weight.
  2. Caloric expenditure generated by aerobic exercise does not promote weight loss.

Also doing exercises greatly increases your hunger and if you do not know how to make the right food choices will eat a lot more...

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Know the Mediterranean diet: the health and longevity diet

The traditional Mediterranean diet is considered one of the healthiest in the world. It is a food standard based on the consumption of fruits and vegetables, monounsaturated fats such as olive oil, fish, beans and legumes, nuts, nuts, whole grains and limited quantities of red wine and dairy products.

It is a diet that can be used for those who want to lose weight and have long-term results. Some studies show that diet can reduce the risk of developing chronic diseases such as diabetes, cancer, Alzheimer's and heart disease. In addition, studies of the Universities of Las Palmas and Navarra, Spain, showed that those who follow this type of diet reduces the risk of developing depression by 30%.

One of the great secrets of the effectiveness of the Mediterranean diet is that it is based on real food and practically does not have processed and processed foods. Also because it contains a large number of vegetables, fruits and good fats it is rich in antioxidants that help to avoid the...

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What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)?

What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)?

 

It is a digestive disorder that is characterized by a group of common symptoms including recurrent abdominal pain and discomfort, as well as changes in bowel habits such as frequency and consistency of your stool.

IBS is diagnosed when symptoms are present for at least three to six months and in the frequency of 3 days a month at least.


Main symptoms of IBS are:
Changes in normal bowel movements, including constipation and diarrhea.
Changes in the appearance of stools, including texture and color;
Swelling of the stomach;
Flatulence and belching;
Abdominal pains and cramps;
Nausea, heartburn or reflux;
Loss of appetite.


Exams: 
Expired hydrogen test
Food intolerance test

IBS Nutritional Treatment: 
Low fodmaps diet
Probiotic and Prebiotic Supplements

 

Some foods that we should avoid in IBS:
Milk and Dairy Products,
Gluten (wheat, barley, rye);
Refined sugar and flour;
Caffeine and alcohol;
Common allergens;
Spicy foods;
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What is the best diet to lose weight?

What is the best diet to lose weight?

There are a lot of different diets for those who want to lose weight. However, there is no single diet that is considered suitable for everyone, but among so many fad diets, we have selected the best diets to share with you.

 Know some of these diets:

 Low-carb diet

The main basis of all low carb diets consists of decreasing the number of carbohydrates ingested and increasing the consumption of healthy proteins and fats.

To understand the reasons for this strategy, remember that every time you eat carbohydrates (fruits, bread, pasta, wheat, rice etc) they turn into sugar raising insulin and increasing the accumulation of body fat. Consume fewer carbohydrates reduces insulin levels facilitating the body fat burning, resulting in weight loss and the decrease of diseases related to insulin resistance

A low carb diet contains between 10-40% carbohydrates of the total energetic value of the diet.

It is a food strategy that restricts (does...

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