Why do we like things that are bad for us?

Why do we like things that are bad for us?

                   Why we reach for the food that is guaranteed to be detrimental for us? Whether it's - sleeping deprivation, lack of exercise, poor food choices - we are aware these things are not good for us. Why do we persist - and just as importantly, how [...]

Does counting calories really work?

Does counting calories really work?

A calorie is defined as the amount of heat energy needed to raise the temperature of one gram of water by 1°C. Calories are used to describe the amount of energy your body gets from what you eat and drink. Calories are a way of keeping track of the body's energy budget. A healthy balance [...]

How not to become(in youth) an old grump, and preferably never?

How not to become(in youth) an old grump, and preferably never?

Do you ever wonder what the secret of fully functional, positive, life-oriented 100-year-olds? Probably not... because I didn't neither - until I met two women in London who are over 100 years old. The age is impressive - especially as these people are in a good physical and mental condition. I asked them what their [...]