Johannes' blog

Nutrition principles

My primary motivation for maintaining healthy nutrition stems from scientific findings demonstrating the manifold benefits of a balanced diet. It can enhance physical health (affecting skin, liver, and more), fortify the immune system, and mitigate the risks of cancer and heart diseases. Moreover, for athletes, proper nutrition accelerates recovery times and unlocks greater potential than what can be achieved with suboptimal nutrition.

Key Principles

Here are the key principles I strive to incorporate into my everyday life to enhance my nutrition:

  1. Shun artificial sugar, particularly sodas. Hydrate primarily with water.
  2. Curb intake of saturated and trans fats. Try to maximize your consumption of unsaturated fats instead.
  3. Trim down on simple carbs and starches, favoring complex carbs and fiber.
  4. Increase vegetable intake.

Applied to Daily Meals


Lunch: (Avoid Processed Food)

When Ordering Food:



Main source of this post was "Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy: The Harvard Medical School Guide to Healthy Eating (English Edition)" by walter willett M. D., P.J. Skerrett. Below I have listed some of the most important takeaways from the book.