Have you noticed that eating out has become a lot more expensive?
I love eating out, but when things are a bit tighter it can be tempting to go somewhere a bit more cheap and cheerful such as an all-you-can-eat buffet, or McDonalds.
However, the truth is the more up-market restaurants are often a little healthier. Click to read more…
If you’re on a quest to improve your health, a quick Google search will return countless how-to-guides. But, the information overload can make change feel pretty daunting…just where do you begin?
My advice in short is try Twitter!
If you’re not sure what Twitter is here’s a brief def:
Twitter is a free social networking and micro-blogging service which allows its you to send and read updates known as Tweets. These are text-based posts of up to 140 characters, which are displayed on your profile page and also delivered to your followers. You can send and receive Tweets via the Twitter website, SMS, or external applications. Click to read more…
Saving money on food is the pride of most of us these days, and as a result of the downturn in the economy many are tightening their belts by turning to generic brands.
It makes sense that when there’s a shift in the amount of disposable income, or the possibility there may be difficult times ahead, that we begin to look for ways to save.
However, this can be difficult when it comes to food – saving pennies while sacrificing on taste is a common mistake. Click to read more…
If you’re a mum-to-be things can seem pretty daunting, especially when you begin contemplating the new responsibilities and decisions you’ll be faced with.
So, learning exactly how to look after yourself is really important so that you can in turn look after your little one.
If you decide to breastfeed the breast milk will provide all the energy, liquid and nutrients your baby needs for growth and development. Click to read more…
We’re designed to find food enjoyable. This is enhanced by the powerful system which communicates flavour and texture to our brain, and it’s true to say that a full stomach does create a feeling of contentedness.
But, are you guilty of taking this to extremes – eating when you’re really not hungry?
We have an inbuilt mechanism to help us avoid this: when the body knows that it doesn’t need food, the level of satisfaction gained from eating decreases – this is when we’re supposed to stop eating!
But, many of us have gotten so used to eating when we’re not hungry that we don’t listen to this signal any more.
There are a number of things which cause us to eat when we’re not hungry, these include: Click to read more…