How to auto-regulate hunger signals
Eating a predominately unprocessed and natural diet will help to regulate your hormones and neurotransmitters responsible for the neuro-regulation of appetite. Assisting in reducing the harm caused by systemic overeating.
Don’t undervalue your sleep!
Are you a Lark or an Owl and do you allow those natural tendencies to play out? Perhaps you’re a lark and if undistracted would hit the pillow consistently around 8 pm but because you have pressure from work to complete deadlines and work late that doesn’t happen.
Want to form new habits?
Not in a Barbie and Ken kinda way, more that we have the ability to change our habits through rewiring, as our brains have plasticity. The notion of plasticity is the brain’s ability to adapt and change, this was once believed to be only possible as a child but lucky for us it continues throughout your lifespan.
What’s the go with Soy?
Do you have a mercurial friend that you only want to hang out with when they are in certain moods? Well, Soy is the food equivalent of this friend. Soy has had its time in the sun and has been hailed as the nutritional equivalent of Michael Jordan but it transpires there are a number of caveats that we need to address.
Fats to have in your kitchen
As I have always stated it’s unfortunate that the same word is used for an essential macro-nutrient as a state of being overweight. This gives rise to fear around foods that contain fat and has contributed to the demonisation of fat over the past 70 years
Insulin – Fat Storing Hormone
Insulin is a hormone that is responsible for transporting blood glucose into the cell for energy production/storage. Insulin is a particularly important hormone in regard to regulating blood glucose, assisting with protein synthesis by the cells, and maintaining general metabolic health.
Keto and Longevity
With 2021 around the corner New Year is often an opportune time to springboard into a new ‘diet’. However, the adherence to new diets from January 1st rarely last through till February.