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The truth about aspartame

By | Cortesi Nutrition, Detox, diet | No Comments

Many people feel bad about having to quit their bad habits altogether. Sodas and refreshments definitely make it to the top, when it comes to dietary vices. And it sounds really bad that they get deprived of such enjoyment in food. Especially when there are alternatives, even if it’s just another “diet trend” or another “healthy” choice! Aspartame is the main ingredient in most diet cokes and this artificial sweetener could as well be called “Devil in Disguise”. But why? Read More

How can I identify a milk intolerance_

How can I identify a milk intolerance?

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Several people suffer from intolerances, when it comes to milk and dairy. However, such issues should not be confused and misinterpreted as one. For example, being lactose intolerant is a lot different from having intolerance in milk protein. The latter has become a trend over the past few years, since great attention has been brought to the symptoms experienced by such issues. Read More

Lettuce: What is its nutritional value?

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In the world of vegetables, there are those that attract all attention and others that are left there, a little underestimated. If we had to categorize lettuce and specifically iceberg lettuce, it would certainly qualify for the latter. Many people find themselves in a difficult position, almost a dilemma, between choosing to eat lettuce because they like it and avoiding it, due to its lack of nutrients. Read More

Foods to avoid while pregnant

Foods to avoid while pregnant

By | Clinical Nutrition, Dinner, Nutritious | No Comments

Pregnancy can be daunting, especially when it comes to diet. In the past, there have been several misconceptions as to which foods are allowed during pregnancy and which are of limits. On the bright side, nowadays things have got a lot clearer and there are only few restrictions. But these restrictions can prove serious. We have gathered a list with these foods, for you to review and act accordingly. Read More

How to learn to love yourself

How to Learn to Love Yourself

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There is a reason why some people cannot stand being alone. When you are alone, your mind starts working in other levels, deeper than usual. Most of the times this leads to some dark thoughts – things you want to do or things you wish you haven’t done. If you cannot be alone for too long, then the reason is probably why you haven’t learned how to truly love yourself. Read More

How to overcome emotional overeating

How to overcome emotional overeating

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We have all been carried away some time in our lives, consuming a lot more food than what we ought to. Overeating is closely related to psychology, even though there are many other factors that enhance such an aptitude. Most frequently, we wake up in the middle of the night and crave for something to eat. We do not choose a salad or a slice of boiled turkey, obviously. Read More

How do drinks and beverages block our weight loss attempts?

How do drinks and beverages block our weight loss attempts?

By | Cortesi Nutrition, Detox, diet, Recipes, Uncategorized, Weight Loss | No Comments

Over the last years the consumption of beverages has been significantly increased. This has resulted on many people replacing the water with these. There is a large variety of beverages to choose from: sodas, juices with fruits or vegetables, tea, coffee, milk and sweet beverages such as milkshakes and popsicles. Read More