6 ways to beat cravings

February 11, 2016

Retrain your brain to decrease those unwanted cravings with these 6 tips.   If your food choices disappoint your tastebuds, you’re more likely to resort to an unhealthy sweet treat to make up for feeling deprived. Here’s how you can reduce those hunger pangs. 1. Choose low-GI foods “Foods with a lower glycaemic index (GI) of 55 or less are more slowly digested, absorbed and metabolised and cause a lower…


6 ways to beat PMS

April 4, 2015

Are the weeks leading up to your period always hard going? Finding ways to reduce PMS symptoms and stablise your system may involve trial and error. The following treatments may help beat PMS.   Antidepressants For women who feel their lives are hijacked by hormones every month, antidepressants can provide enormous relief. “The antidepressants stabilise the level of hormones, such as serotonin, so that some women with PMS or PMDD…