Category Archives: nutrition

Sugar vengeance

I managed to eat sugarfree for two whole months – up until last week. I don’t need a lot of sweets, usually the sweetness of plain yogurt,  (*swoon*) mascarpone, raisins and cranberries is enough to keep me going for a … Continue reading

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Supplements

# Disclaimer: still not a doctor. Ask your own “I’ve studied doctorism for over 10 years” doctor or nutritionist for some expert advice. Or find everything out by trial and error like the rest of us, but then don’t blame … Continue reading

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Planning

On wednesday I leave to the UK for a 5 day convention of ultimate geekness. There’ll be boardgames, roleplay games, card games during the day, and wild parties at night. We’ll subsist on curly fries, shepherd’s pies and an endless … Continue reading

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metabolism

is the new buzzword in my brain. Why? If I want to gain muscle, I need to eat a surplus. If i want to eat a surplus, I need to stop eating the low kcal diet i’m on now. If … Continue reading

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Carb cycling, week I

Well, I don’t quite know what to make of this. It’s been my first week on carb cycling. I knew there were going to be swings. For one thing, your water retention level goes up and down throughout the week.  … Continue reading

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Calorie requirements

When I was a teenager, a low-fat 1000kcal diet was standard practice for people wanting to lose weight. There were even 500kcal/day shakes, which were considered a bit over the top. Nowadays, we look back at these poor 1000kcal people … Continue reading

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Mad Cheatz!

See this? This is mah cheat meal (ok, I admit, not the entire stack of it). I’d been wanting to incorporate an occasional high-carb meal for some time now. Call it refeeding, carb cycling, cheat mealing, carb loading, or whatever … Continue reading

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