Category Archives for Nutrition

Can Stress Make Us Overeat?

Have you ever caught yourself in a situation when you overeat after a busy and hectic day? I think you’ve probably experienced this. All of us have. The truth is, stress and the hormones it releases make us overeat and we end up eating a whole bar of chocolate even though we planned to take […]

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How Do I Keep My Blood Sugar Stable?

Oh, the words “blood sugar.” Does it conjure up visions of restrictive eating, diabetes medications, or insulin injections? Blood sugar is the measure of the amount of sugar in your blood. You need the right balance of sugar in your blood to fuel your brain and muscles. The thing is, it can fluctuate. A lot. […]

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Lemon Herb Roasted Chicken Breasts

Recipe (Lean Protein): Lemon Herb Roasted Chicken Breasts Serves 4 2 lemons, sliced 1 tablespoon rosemary 1 tablespoon thyme 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 4 chicken breasts (boneless, skinless) dash salt & pepper 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil   Preheat oven to 220C.  Layer ½ of the lemon slices on the bottom of a baking […]

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Pre-Meal Water Ideas

Recipe (Water): Tasty (and beautiful)  If you’re not much of a plain water drinker or need your water to be more appealing to your senses here are five delicious (and beautiful looking) fruit combos to add to your large glass of water: Slices of lemon & ginger Slices of strawberries & orange Slices of apple […]

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Three Ways to Avoid Overeating at Meals

Christmas time and holidays in general are usually punctuated with large family gathering feasts, with all your favorites. And it’s not just the abundance of delicious food but also the people, the decorations, and the ambiance that go along with it. It is way too easy (and common) to indulge in overeating on those days.But […]

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