Book Review: The Laws of Human Nature

The laws of human nature, by Robert Greene, is a masterpiece that, I believe, everyone should read. I stumbled upon this book by chance, through video recommendations on Youtube. And I decided to give it a go. In this post, I will share a summary of what the book is about and the videos forContinue reading “Book Review: The Laws of Human Nature”

Do Carbs Make You Fat?

More often than not, when I engage in conversation with someone, and I mention my interest in nutrition, I hear about how carbs are so bad for you. It feels like groundhog day, almost, but is it the case? Let’s try and find out. Also, here is my disclaimer saying that I’m not a healthContinue reading “Do Carbs Make You Fat?”

Planning Your Backpaking Meals

About six years back, I discovered Backpacking. I already knew how to prepare for a hike, but backpacking was a completely new league. In a previous post, I already discussed how to cook in the wilderness, the equipment to take, and what kind of ingredients you should carry. Today I intend to go deeper andContinue reading “Planning Your Backpaking Meals”

Cooking for Beauty: Why Should You Style Your Meals?

Who doesn’t love a well-presented meal? I love it and made it a point to style my meals as best as possible. Styling food is not only a technical culinary challenge; it has deeper connections to one’s health. Let’s explore how. As shared in a previous post, I used noom for about four to fiveContinue reading “Cooking for Beauty: Why Should You Style Your Meals?”

Eating Healthy is not Healthy

Over two years ago, I began a new journey with food. This journey was one of deeper understanding. This understanding consisted of dissecting each component of eating and finding its long-term effects. Through this understanding, I could bust many myths from the folklore of eating. Today I would like to talk about the most harmful,Continue reading “Eating Healthy is not Healthy”

Compassion, My Path into Buddhism – Chapter 2

Not long ago, I shared some of the most impactful things I learned from Buddhist literature and practice. However, one key thing that I failed to mention is compassion. In today’s post, I will do my best to connect my current understanding of compassion with the teachings I discussed last time and try to deliverContinue reading “Compassion, My Path into Buddhism – Chapter 2”

How Many Donuts?

Developing a good relationship with food is fundamental to live a healthy life, both physically and mentally. In today’s post, I intend to share some basic understanding of food thermodynamics and give you some perspective about what it takes to lose or gain one pound of fat weight. When engaging in a food conversation, peopleContinue reading “How Many Donuts?”

My Path into Buddhism, Chapter 1

The year 2020 was not an easy one for many. Initially, 2020 was the year I had planned to execute a sort of end-to-end life improvement plan, but I wouldn’t imagine how much more challenging it was going to get. By contrast, the hardship gave me a chance to deepen into Buddhism, which I hadContinue reading “My Path into Buddhism, Chapter 1”

What is Plant-Forward eating?

Over the past years, I noticed a shift in my eating habits. As time goes by, I see myself enjoying more and more plant foods and less animal protein. I witnessed some friends suddenly stating things like, “This is it. I think I’m going vegetarian.” Finally, I keep hearing more people concerned about the world’sContinue reading “What is Plant-Forward eating?”

Eggs Benedict Deconstructed

I had many ‘bennys’ in my life. Some were better than others, yet all are an undeniable staple of the American brunch. I chose this dish to deconstruct because it consists primarily of ingredients that people commonly demonize. So today’s post tries to address the question: What’s unhealthy in Eggs Benedict, and what is itsContinue reading “Eggs Benedict Deconstructed”