5 simple strategies to combat stress

5 simple strategies to combat stress

What should you eat and do when feeling stressed…. Is there a way to combat stress with ease, without adding more pressure to your already challenged body and mind?

The quick answer is, YES, there is and it doesn’t need to cost too much money or time. But, before I get into the nitty gritty of how to do that, we need to be clear on one thing. When you want your body to perform and that’s exactly what you’re asking from yourself in these vulnerable moments, you need to feed it right.

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The truth about balancing hormones naturally

The truth about balancing hormones naturally

Hormones. You’re born with them. You need them. You naturally produce them every day. And even though it’s as natural as breathing, I bet the thought of balancing hormones in some way has crossed your mind.

Your body knows very well the amount of hormones to produce to keep you healthy. But it’s easy for this sensitive system to go awry. And what is the finest and smartest piece of your bodily art, the hormonal (endocrine) system, can be easily thrown off by the food you eat.

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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 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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