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…


5 ways to curb your sugar cravings

April 3, 2015

Are you addicted to sugar? Dr Mark Hyman has 5 tips for curbing your cravings. 1. Balance your blood sugar  Research studies say that low blood sugar levels are associated with LOWER overall blood flow to the brain, which means more BAD decisions. To keep your blood sugar stable: • Eat a nutritious breakfast with some protein like eggs, protein shakes or nut butters. Studies repeatedly show that eating a…