Tag: diet

Side Effects of Protein Deficiency

I had a student, long ago, who was more frail than ever.  She’s what I would call a “white Thai,” a girl who simply changes her skin tone because she thinks white is beautiful.  Not only that, she said she loves being thin because…

Herbalife Thailand = On Fire! Products Galore!

I was absolute ecstatic when I walked into the Herbalife Headquarters here in Bangkok Thailand this afternoon. What I saw was a range of products I didn’t even know made way to Thailand. For the first maybe 20 years, or whenever Herbalife first arrived…

Darren Hardy: Don’t Drink Dirty Water

I worked for a dental office on a temp contract 6 years ago in Coburn (town north of North Sydney, if I’m not mistaken), and this man (the dentist) would look at me crazy and say, “did you drink your water? Arsenio, you must…

My Favorite Pre-Workouts

I don’t always do blogs outside personal development, but I’m on a streak this week – bringing to you another blog about health. Pre-workouts could be very controversial.  The stuff I see black market vendors sell here in Thailand has no origin; meaning that…

On The Eve of Spartan – I’m Relaxed As Ever

Yikes! Is this it? The competition here in Thailand – making it’s fire ever inaugural appearance, is here! Ahhhh….the feeling of going through mud and using a ton of upper body strength is starting to come.  The hyperventilation and the entire ride (1.5 hours)…

Commit To Constant And Never-Ending Improvement

  As an educator, I join different teaching development programs at prestigious international schools so I can deep dive into the minds of some of the best teachers in Asia.  This will improve my skills and figure out different ways and techniques to enhance…

Tim Ferris: Slow Carb Diet

“Many people lose hope when trying to lose weight. – Tim Ferris Fortunately, it doesn’t need to be complicated.  There are a lot of people out there, gym junkies and all, who question themselves about how many carbs to eat. The basic rules are simple,…

Goitre Thyroid: The Condition That Ravaged The North of Thailand & Foods You Can Put Into Your Diet That Contain Iodine.

So, after having a conversation with one of my students yesterday, I was left terrified – touching my neck to see if I have enlarged thyroid glands. Years ago in the north of Thailand, the accessibility of salt was scarce.  Salt, for those of…