Benefits of (dark) chocolate

Benefits of (dark) chocolate

 

It may come as no surprise, but I- just like many other people – get sudden cravings for chocolate once in a while.

Some people get them once a blue moon and others have them all the time.

 

When I get my chocolate cravings- which luckily I do not often get – I tend to OVERDO it. I just end up eating 20kg chocolate (maybe a little exaggeration but you get what I mean)

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48 Things to do instead of eating…

48 Things to do instead of eating…

 

I have always had a really bad habit; eating when I am bored… or happy…or sad… Actually, I would just grab something to eat anytime I could.
It was never like a big meal or anything, just constant snacks. When I watched television, I would eat something, while doing homework I would eat too, and who doesn’t need a snack when you are with your friends too. Basically, anytime it is possible, I felt like eating something.
I have been combatting this for quite some years now, especially since I get sick if I do not eat often enough.
That is why it has just been easier to never stop eating… of course that didn’t work out well, and I ended up putting on a bit of weight and overall just feeling more tired (obviously it is NOT healthy to eat whenever possible, so I have tried a lot of things, to stop this from happening)

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What to eat before and after a workout  

What to eat before and after a workout  

 

For this post, we will look a little at what is good to eat before and after a workout. That is approximately 30 minutes before, and up to 2 hours after.
The food I recommend you eat before a workout, provide instant energy and help with a healthy workout session. Mind this shouldn’t be a heavy meal.
The food I recommend for after the workout mostly provide some protein that helps repair tissues and helps build muscle.

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Foods to improve your mood  

Foods to improve your mood  

 

We all know those days where your mood is just… not helpful. Feeling cranky, mad or sad often leads to overeating, or stress eating- especially for me. I tend to reach for the easiest, most sugar filled, or fa(s)t food I can get.
(like the cake in the picture- which I made myself by the way)
Today we will look a little at what foods you can eat/or drink, to improve your mood in a healthier way!

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