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The Undiet-Diet Approach: Guide to Intuitive Eating

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The Undiet-Diet Approach: Guide to Intuitive Eating

Thanksgiving - check.Christmas - check.New Years - check.Chinese New Year - check. Phew - we know all too well how exhausting this string of festivities can be.  It is then usually followed by many people setting out their weight loss New Year’s Resolutions and convincing themselves that this is the year and it’s going to be a fresh start! Sounds familiar, or is it just me? Haha… Well, if you’re a chronic dieter like me who has pretty much tried all the diets in the book, you would probably know that in the end, all the extreme diets will probably...

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Gluten Free 101 - The Basic Guiding Principles to the GF Diet

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Gluten Free 101 - The Basic Guiding Principles to the GF Diet

More and more, these 2 letters is seen on various product packaging but there is still a large subset of the population that doesn’t know what GF stands for. GF is an abbreviation of the term "Gluten Free" which has been a hot topic for a few years now.    Here at FoodCraft, we noticed an influx of customers in Hong Kong interested in buying GF products beginning as early as 2015.   As more and more inquiries starting coming in for GF alternative snacks and other pantry staples, we knew it was time to start crafting our own creations to...

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From Atkins to Paleo, and Now Keto to Eco-Keto?

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From Atkins to Paleo, and Now  Keto to Eco-Keto?

We’ve witnessed the evolution of low carb dieting through the years and now with the keto diet taking the world by storm, what could possibly be next? If you are still learning what keto is, we have a great article for you to understand what this lifestyle is all about and its benefits.   Click here to read!   Without getting too scientific, a ketogenic diet is essentially eating very minimal carbs and forcing your body to produce ketones, which is an alternative fuel source for the body as opposed to glucose (from carbs).  Essentially, your diet should consist of 70-75% fat,...

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Why Too Much Cardio is Making You Fat and What to Do About It

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Why Too Much Cardio is Making You Fat and What to Do About It

Being a cardio bunny myself for years, I know what it’s like to be addicted to exercise. Nothing feels better than after a sweaty gym session and feeling all those endorphins surge through your body after you step off the machine. Trust me, I get it. I also felt that the only way to lose weight is by doing excessive hours on the treadmill and trying to burn as much calories as I can. Sure, I lost weight a lot of weight, and pretty quickly too. But, I also gained a lot of weight back + MORE after my body...

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