Getting Braces as an Adult: Part 4 – Putting the Braces On
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Getting Braces as an Adult: Part 4 – Putting the Braces On

So last few times, I talked about the steps leading up to actually putting it on. Now, I’m going to be writing about my experience with the braces being put on. So, you walk into the orthodontist, they give you a purple looking pill (that tastes like candy) and you’re suppose to bite and chew…

Getting Braces as an Adult: Part 3 – The Consultation
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Getting Braces as an Adult: Part 3 – The Consultation

So I am continuing my journey of getting adult braces. After they take a bunch of pictures and X-rays, you go for a consultation. That’s when the orthodontist basically explains everything to you. This is also the time to ask questions. Basic info I got: The braces last for about 24 months, give or take….

Planning better Meal Times: Listen to your Body for Hunger/Fullness
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Planning better Meal Times: Listen to your Body for Hunger/Fullness

Often, we have set meals planned. For example, breakfast at 8am, lunch at 12pm and dinner at 6pm. We don’t really go against it, whether we’re hungry or not. Have you ever eaten a breakfast or dinner when you’re not hungry? (Not caused by stress or anxiety, but because you’re simply not hungry). Very important…

Include 5 minutes of HIIT (High-intensity interval training) Exercises Daily
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Include 5 minutes of HIIT (High-intensity interval training) Exercises Daily

Whether you already do a workout or not, I believe this will truly do you good. How HIIT Exercises are done: HIIT exercises are literally like how it sounds, HIT! Yes, it’s intensive, tiring and will probably have your heart pumping like you’ve never felt before, and make you break out in sweat. You can…

Why I don’t believe in Counting Calories
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Why I don’t believe in Counting Calories

To me, calorie counting seems like a pretty empty concept, if we’re doing nothing but count calories. I think it’s a pretty clear that not all calories are created equal, so counting calories without the proper knowledge of the food, may not help you become any healthier. Let’s do a great comparison: 1 Avocado Calories:…

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Eating and Vigorous Exercise

Sometimes, people may have the interpretation that exercising after you eat will be better because you’re working off the food. From what I’ve read, it is good to walk, but vigorous exercises aren’t recommended. That’s because your stomach is trying to digest the food. If you do some high intensive exercises, all your blood will…