Tag: carbohydrates

Mostly common carbohydrate – starch

Mostly common carbohydrate – starch

Starch is a plant substance that belongs to the group of carbohydrates. Naturally occurring starch is a nutrient that provides complex carbohydrates in the diet. After proper processing, it is widely used in the industry. Check what properties starch has and what products it is present in. Starch – propertiesStarch […]

Protein-fat breakfast vs Carbohydrate breakfast

Protein-fat breakfast vs Carbohydrate breakfast

Protein-fat breakfasts are gaining more and more attention and are replacing the classic breakfast rich in carbohydrates. They are indicated especially for people who have problems with carbohydrate metabolism, blood sugar levels, after a meal they feel drowsy or have a problem with the fat loss despite using a diet […]

Complex and simple carbohydrates – what is the difference?

Complex and simple carbohydrates – what is the difference?

What are carbohydrates? Why not remove carbohydrates from your daily diet? Specialists in the field of healthy nutrition agree – carbohydrates are the main source of energy, especially for our brain, so it is very important that our diet, including slimming one, provides them in the right amount to our […]

Are fruit sugars healthier than added sugars?

Are fruit sugars healthier than added sugars?

By now almost everybody knows, or should know, that too much sugar has a big negative impact on your health. Eating too much sugar may lead to blood sugar problems, weight gain, cardiovascular diseases and more. But are all sugars unhealthy or is it possible to distinguish between natural fruit […]

Post Workout Carbs

Post Workout Carbs

Carbohydrates are the preferred energy food source for the human body. All the carbs we eat are converted into the only type of sugar that circulates in the blood, namely glucose. Yet the body is capable of using other sources of energy. For example, the lactate produced as a result […]

Carbohydrates – myths and legends

Carbohydrates – myths and legends

 Carbohydrates were at the height of their popularity during the mid-90s. When “fat-free” became the desired state, people turned to carbs instead. Consumers soon learned that a high carb diet wasn’t so healthy either. Today, between marketers who promote packaged carbs as “heart healthy” and fitness “experts” who espouse that […]

What supplements should be taken during exercise?

What supplements should be taken during exercise?

When planning workout supplementation usually we focus on the support of the body before exercise. Preparations such as pre-workouts are grown in popularity due to the fact that their action can be practically felt after 20-30 minutes after consumption, giving immediate effect. Therefore training people willing to reach for products […]

Manipulating your carbohydrates

Manipulating your carbohydrates

Want to gain muscle and lose fat at the same time? Want to have a ripped physique but also have super-freak strength? Having a great training program and doing some cardio will get you far, but to get massive muscle and be lean, it’s all about manipulating your macronutrients – […]

Carbohydrates or fats?

Carbohydrates or fats?

During your stay at the city gym, when you finished lacing shoes before leaving the dressing room, you certainly heard more than one discussion about nutrition during the period of body fat reduction. Sentences of practitioners who do not develop their theoretical knowledge are strongly divided – some encourage lower […]

Supplementation for people beginning their adventure with bodybuilding

Supplementation for people beginning their adventure with bodybuilding

Many beginners ask themselves a question whether they should reach for any supplements already at the beginning of their adventure with strength training. When they finally make a decision, they have doubts, which supplement to choose, what will be appropriate for them and what will be a redundant additive, which […]

Should we eat during training?

Should we eat during training?

A lot of attention is paid to what we should eat before and after training. There is also a lot of discussion around the topic of proper hydration during training. Less is being said about eating during physical effort. Should we eat during training? Should you eat during training?Why providing […]

Five common mistakes made by beginners

Five common mistakes made by beginners

LACK OF PRCISE TRAINING GOAL When starting your adventure with strength training, we primarily need to clearly determine our training goal. We need to make this decision as soon as possible – whether we want to build muscle mass, reduce body fat, increase muscle strength or maybe only improve fitness, […]

What causes yo-yo effect and how to avoid it?

What causes yo-yo effect and how to avoid it?

Not all people who have been able to get rid of excess pounds can enjoy a slim figure for a long time. Many people experience a nasty problem, which is undoubtedly yo-yo effect. This concept defines the body weight fluctuations, that is, gaining weight after weight reduction. One of the […]

What kind of groats are the healthiest?

What kind of groats are the healthiest?

In short The healthiest of groats is quinoa – contains high quality proteins and fats (including mono and polyunsaturated fatty acids beneficial for health). In it we can find a lot of vitamins (including B1, B2, B4), a lot of phosphorus and magnesium. Amaranth is the second in terms of […]

Advantages of PF breakfast

Advantages of PF breakfast

We know that P+F type breakfast is really popular right now. I myself personally prefer this approach with several important factors that I will give below. The issue of not denying the standard thought of “porridge with fruit must be a fundamental element of the morning diet” is clear if […]

Carbohydratephobia

Carbohydratephobia

Lately, carbohydrates gained a bad opinion, together with insulin they represent a total dark side, which no one wants to join. However, lipid Jedi’s excel:). All of a sudden my friends cut their carbs to 50g, go on paleo, high fat diet, IF, ketosis, and instead of oatmeal, groats and […]

How to successfully build muscle mass?

How to successfully build muscle mass?

Step I The very first and basic step in composing any diet is calculating our caloric needs. At the moment of such a calculation we take the first step on the way of being a master of our weight. The formula that is provided below is one of the best […]