It’s a well-known fact that regularly consuming foods that are high in sugar, fat or salt increases your desire to eat these foods. A recent study looked at whether a repeated exposure to healthier foods could in the same way increase their palatability and our desire to consume them.
Want an extra edge at your next sporting event? We often see improvements in performance with training and believe we have reached our maximum potential, but having the right foods before, during, and after a game or competition will increase your physical and mental performance even more.
Holiday season is a time during which we often spend without really thinking. That’s why many of us start the New Year with bad surprises when the bills need to be paid.
A hostess gift is a way of saying thank you to the person who’s invited you. It’s preferable to offer consumable gifts: a bouquet of flowers, regional products, a bottle of olive oil or something you’ve cooked yourself.
It’s that time of the year again, where alcohol and food flow together in never ending parties. Who was never told: ‘‘I know you want another piece of cake, come on, it’s the holidays!’’ Without really thinking, we loosen up our pants and gobble it up even though we know we should have stopped after the ‘oh so many’ appetizers. We are encouraged throughout the year to overeat, but it seems that during the holidays we lose our will power to say ‘’no thank you, I ate enough’’. Instead of feeling guilty in January and spending the rest of the year trying to lose those last pesky 5 to 10 pounds again… why not just eat and drink less this year? Here are 4 tips to survive the holiday season.