Lettuce: What is its nutritional value?

By Cortesi Nutrition, Detox, diet, Nutrition, Weight Loss

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

What happens to our body when we «cut down» the carbs?

By Clinical Nutrition, Cortesi Nutrition, diet, Nutrition, Nutritious, Organic, Real Food, Weight Loss

There are many people who completely reject carbs from their daily diet. Pasta and bread are no longer a part of their meals and every other food has to have the least possible carb concentration. This low carb diet has to reject cereals, oatmeal and many other starchy foods. Let’s take a look at what happens to your body when you eliminate all carb source: Read More

How to Lose Weight After the Summer Holidays

By Clinical Nutrition, Cortesi Nutrition, diet, Holidays, Multivitamins, Nutrition, Nutritious, Organic, Real Food, Recipes, Weight Loss

One of the hardest times of the year is without a doubt the time right after the holidays. As you are having fun with your loved ones, you do not care about food options and it is only fair that your healthy eating patterns are ignored, if not forgotten. However, when we get back from the idyllic retreat we have enjoyed during our vacation, what do we do? Of course it is not very easy to get back on track. So how is someone supposed to get started? Read More

Protein: Is it possible to get it only out of plants?

By Clinical Nutrition, Cortesi Nutrition, diet, Nutrition, Nutritious, Real Food, Recipes, Vegan, Weight Loss

Traditionally, meat is considered the top food option when it comes to protein intake. However, animal food is not the only way to get such nutrients. There are plant based food options, such as beans and whole wheat cereal, fruit, nuts and seeds that offer plant protein and come with numerous benefits. Read More