Does that morning Danish you've just enjoyed leave you craving another treat two hours later? Do you grab a bar of chocolate to cope with your afternoon slump -- and then reach for a fizzy drink to get out of your post-slump slump?If you’ve found that munching sugary snacks just makes you crave more sugary snacks, you’re not alone. Eating lots of simple carbohydrates -- without the proteins or fats -- can quickly satisfy hunger and give your body a short-term energy boost, but just as quickly they leave you feeling famished again and craving more.
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Cutting back on carbs is not really that complicated. All you need to do is replace the sugars and starches in your diet with vegetables, meat, fish, eggs, nuts and fats
Nutrition labels can help you choose between products and keep a check on the amount of foods you're eating that are high in fat, salt and added sugars.
From a nutritional perspective meat consumption can be a controversial subject. There are those that believe from a health stand point that meat is a complete no-no, and others that see as an essential part of balanced healthy diet.
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Do you wish you had radiant, younger looking skin? Well you can have just that throughmaking the right food choices. What you put on your plate is just as important as the products you put on your skin. Research also shows that the less attention we pay to what goes in our mouth, the more likely we are to encounter issues with our skin.
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Regardless of diet, organic foods are a smart priority. Opting for organic foods is an effectual choice for personal and planetary health. Buying organically grown food—free of harmful chemicals, bursting with more nutrition, taste, and sustainable sustenance— is a direct vote for immediate health and the hopeful future of generations to come.
Your guide to living whole and well. Emma Olliff is a Registered Nutritional Therapist, wellness expert, food lover, and advocate for healthy living!