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6 desk bound healthful snacks

I work from home a lot and know only too well the temptation of the snack cupboard!  Office working too can also place a strain on our snack intake due to boredom or tea making rituals or birthday cakes being brought in!  Here are my simple ways to optimise those snacks to help curb our hunger and help keep us energised for longer: 1.  Swap biscuits for protein based snacks such as falafel – minimising sugar helps keep those blood sugar rollercoasters at bay. .....

5 ways to combat stress

The fight or flight stress response is the primary response for both women and men but behaviorally the female response follows the pattern of ‘tend and befriend’. Meaning that women are more likely to promote safety, reducing distress and the creation and maintenance of social networks to aid that process.  I wanted to share some tips on how best to nourish ourselves during times of stress and with Christmas coming too! 1.  Keep blood sugar balanced &#.....

Tired all the time?

Take this simple test to see if you are you showing signs of having out of balance cortisol levels: Do you feel tired on waking? Do you suffer from weight gain round the middle? Do you feel tired in the afternoon? Is early evening one of the most productive times of the day for you? Do you have problems falling asleep? Do you wake up in the night and find it difficult to get back to sleep? Do you crave sugar or caffeine or.....