Nutrition Archive

Video: The Truth About Cholesterol

Worried your cholesterol levels may be too high? Watch this talk by Dr. Eric Berg to untangle the truth behind your LDL and HDL numbers…

Video: Why We Can’t Stop Eating Unhealthy Foods

Do we really have freedom of choice when it comes to food? Here’s a great talk from TED MED by Sugar scientist and UCSF professor of health policy Laura Schmidt…

Food That Loves Thy Heart

Sure, we’ve heard often enough that ischemic heart disease is the number one cause of mortality, contributing to a staggering 23.6% of deaths in Sri Lanka. (In contrast, road injury related deaths only contribute to 2%!) The good news is that we are blessed with an abundance of heart-healthy foods that can be added to

Recover From a Food Binge!

Everyone seems to have overindulged to at least some degree during the Avurudhu holiday weekend. There’s no need to feel guilty, and there’s always a way to get back on track! Here are some tips composed by Cathryne Keller from an article at Rodale Wellness:   “1. Cut yourself some slack Feel guilty about your

Can a Big Waist Be Unhealthy?

We don’t disagree with the body positivity movement, however, new research is giving out information that caution against a lifestyle that promotes excess weight around the mid-section. Our modern day diets and sedentary lifestyles can indeed be intervened to take control of our health. Here’s a summary of an article by Sara Chodosh on Popular

Documentary: Why Food is the Most Powerful Drug

Food is the most powerful drug — and is a simple way to biohack your health and restore balance in your body. In this talk from A-Fest Greece, Dr. Mark Hyman explains why need to take a holistic approach to health — instead of just looking for the next quick fix. [Video featured from MindValley]

Documentary on Obesity

Interesting views on the global obesity epidemic…

Talk: Food & Nutrition Demystified

Thank you to all those who participated last Wednesday at our event and gave us great comments and feedback! We convey our sincere gratitude to the distinguished panelists Dr. Damayanthi Perera, Shayana Ameresekere, and Lawrence Tredrea who shared unbiased truths, fantastic insight, tips and best practices with our audience. Nutrition is a vast topic, but

Documentary: Super Juice Me!

Here’s a documentary about 8 participants who went through a dietary reformation process to heal various debilitating chronic conditions. The end result of the juice cleanse, coupled with exercise and a supportive environment, is quite awe inspiring! Interested in finding a healthy food vendor in Colombo that offers juice cleansing? Visit: http://workout.lk/all_places

Talk: Unleash the Athlete Within You

Thank you for attending and providing fantastic feedback on the talk by Bilal Yusuf on functional fitness and the importance of the right foundations in training! Special thanks to Bilal for the wonderful wisdom shared with the audience on many diverse aspects, including the importance on exercise, nutrition, recovery and injury prevention; the joint-by-joint approach