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    The truth about calories

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    When you embark on a diet, the one thing you quickly become aware of is the number of calories in a meal. We have become programmed to associate dieting with calorie counting. Often, my clients ask me to provide them with the number of calories they need to have in order to lose weight. I think, it is important to take a step back and actually understand what calories are. How does our body use calories? What is the link between a calorie and weight gain/loss? Time to tackle these all-important questions! Continue reading

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    I’m Back!

    *Wipes away cobwebs* Grains and Gains has been dormant for a while for many reasons. In part because the first…

    / August 14, 2017
  • Seven ways to declutter your mind

    Declutter your mind for control, productivity and happiness. Our mind and thoughts play a massive role in how we live…

    / May 26, 2017
  • Healthy suhoor ideas

    As mentioned in the previous post about foods for Ramadhan, I was asked by many of you to give some…

    / May 25, 2017
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    Fasting during exams

    During my time in university, there were many years when I had exams during Ramadhan. Fasting during exams is not…

    / May 24, 2017