Sleep Sweetly

Got a late-night sugar craving that just won’t quit? “To satisfy your sweet tooth without pushing yourself over the calorie edge, even in the late night hours, think ‘fruit first,’” says Jackie Newgent, RD, author of The Big Green Cookbook. So resist that chocolate cake siren, and instead enjoy a sliced apple with a tablespoon of nut butter (like peanut or almond) or fresh fig halves spread with ricotta. Then sleep sweet, knowing you’re still […]

5 Key Dietary Changes

Eat more plant foods – vegetables, fruits, legumes and wholegrain cereal products – the more colourful the better! Eat less animal foods – cut down on cheese, avoid cream, reduce your meat intake and drop the processed meat Eat smaller but more regular meals – for most people this means less of the energy dense stuff for dinner Drink more water – careful with “empty” calories in fruit juice, cordial, soft drink and alcoholic beverages […]

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