Is there a healthy sugar?

Is there a healthy sugar?

Is there a healthy sugar you could use instead of the old staple? Can you replace what’s labelled as pure evil, so it’s not as addictive and harmful to your health?

These questions come to us naturally considering how easy it’s for a sweet tooth to rule our lives. But for starters, let’s realise that our bodies are sugar-burning (carbohydrate) machines. The brain, muscles, our every cell runs on the energy from sugar.

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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 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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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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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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