In this episode Kenneth is talking about why sleep is important in a healthy lifestyle.
If you are sleeping less then 6 hours for longer period of time, it can lead to Type 2 Diabetes or insulin resistance, stroke and the list goes on. Sleep can cure a lot of health issues that we see these days. But on the other hand, sleeping more then 9 hours every night can also lead to negative health. 7 to 8 hours are supreme for a healthy life!
Weight Gain & Obesity:
Medical science shows a correlation between obesity and lack of sleep. A short term in your sleep pattern can worsen your insulin resistance. Sleep is important for your weight and over all health. If you want to lose weight then have proper sleep.
When doctors diagnosed sleep disorders there were relationship between sleep and your cardiovascular functions. Sleep is very important for your heart's health as well.
How to make sleep a priority in everyday life:
Its important to get sync with...
In this episode Kenneth is talking about the basic principles of health and diet.
The primary thing is your diet, it's basically what you need to focus on. Paleo diet is also a good diet but you don't have to follow certain diet. What you have to do is to see what diet is best suitable for you. Mix up your food and fruits with your diet plan.
Plant based diet mixed with little fruits:
Focus on a plant based diet. At least 50% should be vegetables, preferably green veges so that you get all the nutrients. Fruits are also a big part especially you're an athlete.
Proteins and healthy fats:
50% to 75% your plate should be plant based, and then it should also be protein. So add little quality protein, only around 15% of your diet should be healthy source of protein and natural fats. Do not ever choose non-fat meat. Get Omega 3 from the free range meats. Use healthy fats in your diet.
The healthiest diet is mix of greens, fruits, protein and healthy fats
Sleep is hugely important....
In this episode Kenneth is talking about a mindset based on a book 'Chasing Excellence' by Ben Bergerron.
Kenneth really loves this book because it's more then a fitness book. This review is for people who want some really good books in their lives and whose lives are also affected by reading certain books.
Ben works with some fantastic athletes. Even though if you're not into cross-fit this is a really good book to see different views on your workout, healthy lifestyle and overall life goals.
The book has a classical nutritional pyramid. Ben has a good explanation of how you can build this up. It also has a cross-fit pyramid.
Kenneth explains all parts of the pyramid starting from below and going towards the top. Listen here to know more about this nutritional pyramid.
The things you will learn in this podcast:
In this episode Kenneth is explaining about having fibers in your diet. What kind of soluble and insoluble fibers are good for your health.
One of the drawback in western diet is huge decrease in dietary fibers as in percentage of carbohydrates. These days carbohydrates are super refined so we don't get that nutrition. The shift from fiber to non-fiber foods are not a great thing.
Huge increase in Type 2 diabetes and obesity is the reflection of huge decrease in carbohydrate and increase of fats.
Fibers are fantastic starches and sugars. It's just a digestive enzyme that breaks into your body and helps you digest the food so your entire body work better.
Fiber aids to make your body function work better. It aids in the process of stole. It feeds your probiotics that live in our gut.
Fiber helps in regulate your blood sugar levels and produce insulin which keeps you satiated for longer. Listen here to know about soluble and insoluble fibers and what role does soluble...
In this episode Kenneth is explaining all about the new diet plans and why people should not follow them.
There are many diet diet plans nowadays followed by people such as Intermittent Fasting, Paleo, Raw eating, LCHF, Keto Diet or based on the Glycemic Index - but they all make the error of assuming that the best or only way to achieve your health goal is to limit your food choices in some way or another.
Some diet plans make the limitations on what you can eat and what you cannot eat. Other plans put the limitation on when you can have your next meal or after how long. Some plans use a number of rules that limit your diet with mix and match.
Overeating is the main issue that we see every day, but then again the limitation isn’t always the right approach and we should not follow the diet plans all the time 100%. Kenneth explained the dietary restriction and what can it do to your health. Also, what you can do to reach your health goals without any...
Adults can be absurdly stubborn about eating their vegetables. But when it comes to picky eating, children take the cake:
I don’t have children myself, but many people have asked me for tips to get their kids eating healthier. So for the past few months I’ve been reading the scientific literature and talking to parents around the world to uncover the secrets of getting kids to eat their greens.
The good news is it is not impossible. The bad news is that it requires consistency and persistence from the parents, and it won’t be easy. But if you’re willing to stick to your guns, you should come out triumphant in the end.
Here are my 14 ways to get kids to eat more vegetables:
1. Start early and don’t mess with perfection:
Vegetables taste delicious when prepared properly and, in most cases, less intervention is best. Knowing how to cook vegetables so that they’re delicious is key to expecting children to eat them. For example, roasted...
In this episode I am explaining the benefits of vegetables and fruits for a healthy life:
Vegetables: Conventional wisdom and primal philosophy are adapted to their attitude to vegetables - the more the better! As the centerpiece of your meals and snacks, vegetables should be the bulk of your diet in terms of portion size, while fatty animal products like meat, birds, fish and eggs provide the bulk of your calories. Vegetables are high in antioxidants, vitamins and phytonutrients that fight inflammation and oxidative stress. Choose from a variety of vegetables that start with the following green greens filled with essential minerals like calcium and magnesium:
* Collard Greens
* Beet Greens
* Broccoli Rabe
* Milk bucket green
* Mustard green
* Floor green
* Sea vegetables (kombu, nori)
In this episode I'm giving you 8 tips and steps to get your kids to eat more vegetables.
The 8 tips are:
Motivation and strategy to help you reach your weight goals.
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