Last month we discussed how walking can help get your creative juices flowing. Now it seems that the instruction “walk it off”, commonly given to short-tempered sportsmen, actually works; as a recent study found that walking can have a positive impact on your mood and stress levels.
Based on the Buddhist concept of mindfulness, 'mindful eating' entails reaching a state of full attention to one's experiences, cravings and physical eating cues, helping to treat a variety of food-related issues like eating disorders, depression and anxiety.
You can get a gluten-free version of almost everything these days: cereal, pasta, bread, brownies, you name it. But as we load up our trollies with these items, dissect restaurant menus and shun anyone who dares to butter a croissant in public, we have to look deep within ourselves and ask the question: do we actually know what gluten is?
The keto diet may have ruled 2017, (and let’s face it, the first few months of 2018) but as we all move to approach everything in our lives, from the way we exercise, shop and eat, with a more holistic, mindful attitude; so our outlook on weight loss has changed – it’s no longer just about shedding those extra kilos, it’s also about improving our overall health, now and for the future.