Whether its exams, work or relationships modern life is pretty stressful stuff. It’s not uncommon for us to turn to food to relieve the often heavy emotional burdens life presents us with. But what drives us to do it? And why are some foods classed as “comfort foods”? More posts like this about the human brain and behaviour on @tobeagenius
Here’s how to beat bad cravings. You see, when we are hungry and craving certain foods, it’s actually a particular thing our body needs. Because we usually associate that craving with unhealthy foods, that’s what we end up eating. This leads to the inevitable failure of our diets.
But it does not need to be this way. Below is a handy guide, showing you the alternative healthy option. So, for instance. Next time you are craving chips, eat a handful of nuts and seeds to satisfy your craving. Why will this work? It’s because you are actually craving nitrogen for your system. It’s just you associate that craving with chips.
Learning to recognise and beat bad cravings will set your diet on the road to success.
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Column Five created this guide to average cook times to take the guesswork out of grilling.
The guide provides average times for a wide variety of beef, poultry, pork, and vegetable items you might plan on throwing on the grill this summer—all you’ll need is a watch and a meat thermometer.
Pasta salad season has officially arrived. Use this recipe builder and the USDA MyPlate guidelines to build a nutritious meal of pasta tossed with other healthy ingredients, such as vegetables, beans, lean proteins, olive oil and herbs.