The one food to eat to balance blood sugar

The one food to eat to balance blood sugar

When you feel weak and your hands suddenly start shaking like a leaf in the wind, it’s a clear sign your blood sugar is too low. At that moment, you’d eat just about anything to get your stability back.

You most likely feel anxious, short tempered and turn into an emotional volcano waiting to erupt. And it’s no wonder, because when your blood sugar is low, it’s a clear signal you need to refuel as quickly as possible.

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How to eat vegan when on holiday

How to eat vegan when on holiday

The long expected break is here! Your bags are packed so you can leave in the next few days. But together with the excitement of new adventures you may be wondering how to eat vegan when on holiday.

Let’s face it, skipping animal products at home where you easily control what’s in your fridge and on your plate is one thing. But when it comes to eating this way while abroad, it can be a challenge.

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Tired of feeling bloated? Try this…

Tired of feeling bloated? Try this…

Eat the food you love and enjoy every mouthful. Simple, right? But what if you can’t because you’re feeling bloated after every meal you have? What if you need to open that zipper or your inflated belly will do it for you?

You may feel at a dead end when bloating comes regardless of what you eat. You might have just enjoyed a bean chilli, salad, some ice-cream or nibbled on some nuts.

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How to find time to eat healthy

How to find time to eat healthy

The alarm goes off and your daily routine has begun – lunches and snacks for the kids – check, getting them ready for school -check, iron your clothes for work – check. While nibbling on a bar on your way to work, you suppress that ever returning thought – “I need to find more time to eat healthy. ”

Then, while making a quick cup of coffee at work you’re thinking that tomorrow you’ll get up earlier so you can spare a few extra minutes to have some proper breakfast.

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5 ways to stop sugar cravings

5 ways to stop sugar cravings

One more scoop, one more fix and I’m done. Maybe one more after that … I can’t even count how many times I fought the desire for eating more chocolate or ice cream.I tried to resist the sugar cravings only to give in, wiping out everything sweet I could lay my hands on.

Then I had endless conversations with my conscience, promising that from now on I’d play by the moderation rule which can hurt no-one, right?

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How to enjoy greens so they become your favourite

How to enjoy greens so they become your favourite

There was a time, and not such a long ago, when I went through obsessive bouts of eating greens. I tried hard to have as much as possible.

I ate them raw, steamed or cooked, so I could get all their benefits everyone was so crazy about.

But after a few days of my green mission I fell off the wagon, closed the green door, turning back to the sweet veg instead.

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An easy way to melt the stubborn fat away

An easy way to melt the stubborn fat away

‘Weight can creep up on you!’ flew through my head as I struggled to zip up my skirt this morning.

Whether you blame holidays, your kids not finishing their food or mum for giving you the “fat” genes, the truth is, you can pile on a few pounds with the swish of a magic wand.

Then staring at your reflection, you’re trying to figure out how to breath in the clothes which used to fit like a glove.

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You don’t need to pick up every cold

You don’t need to pick up every cold

“Sorry I can’t make it today! My muscles are aching, my throat’s sore and my head could explode”… Don’t you just hate when the flu symptoms sneak in and after the initial fight your body gives in? You call upon your old friend Paracetamol and the nights when you can hardly breath seem endless.

It doesn’t matter whether it’s winter, spring or autumn…when your immunity is low and stress levels are up, it’s an ideal combination to pick up a bug or two.

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