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Sugar or sleep? Which one do you choose?

Because it might well be that you can’t have both. I certainly can’t. When cutting down daily sugar intake you can see the results in your sleep almost immediately, so it’s definitely worth testing whether you are sensitive to sugar. It goes without saying that sugar tolerance varies person to person and some of us are more resilient to the […]

Is lack of sleep, or poor sleep quality, impacting your emotional eating levels?

We all know that lack of sleep or poor sleep quality can leave us feeling cranky, stressed and lethargic. Tiredness, stress, and exhaustion can often lead us to reach for a snack in order to get an energy boost, when really our bodies are letting us know that we need a rest or some down-time. We […]

Smart Sleep Tips: Kiwi

Can kiwi be the new super-food for sleep? Kiwi is a pretty standard ingredient in our kitchens. It’s loaded with Vitamin C and antioxidant properties, which helps boost immune system function and enhance cell protection and repair. Studies also point to the high fibre and potassium-rich kiwi as a possible aid to heart health and […]

Sleeping better with a right diet

Researchers say that post-eating tiredness increases more after a carb-rich meal than one full of protein and fat (both having the same calorie intake). For carb lovers this is splendid news: slow burning carbs are recommended as our evening meal because they induce sleep.  It goes without saying that slow-burn/brown/complex carbs are better than ‘fast’ […]