If you’ve ever tried to eliminate sugar from your diet, you know how hard it can be – especially when the sugar craving strikes. However, there are foods you can eat to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Coconut oil helps you feel satisfied for longer by slowing down the release of glucose into your blood. Zinc deficiency can lead to intense sugar cravings. So, add poppy seeds which are rich in the mineral zinc to your diet. Also, use lots of garlic as it keeps cravings at bay by distracting your palate.
Here’s a wrap up of what you missed this week at Life Retreat. Enjoy your weekend!
Recipe Of The Week: Quick No-Knead Bread
Bread making is an art. It seldom works perfectly first time round. So, try to be patient and seek advice from others who bake their own bread. Get your recipe here.
Can South Africans Afford To Spend Money On Luxuries?
It’s no secret that most South Africans spend more than they earn. According to research from Standard Bank, lower income groups (95% of the population) spend way more than what they can afford. The main reason behind this is debt. A recent World Bank index revealed that South Africa is one of the most indebted countries in the world. So, should you start paying off your debt to afford life’s luxuries? Click here to find out.
The Harmful Effects of Ammonia in Hair Color
Are you a hair chameleon? Do you treat your hair like a science experiment? Well, you might want to slow down. This is because frequently changing your hair color can be fun but dyes with ammonia can come with harmful side effects. Click here to read on.
If Your Body Is Crying Out For Deep Relaxation, Then You Need This…
Is your body in need of a gentle workout and a deep relaxation? Are ‘normal’ yoga and exercise classes a bit more than you can manage? Would you enjoy mobilizing your body and releasing stress at the same time? Click here to find out how you can give your body what it needs.
Four Tips To Ward Off Traveler’s Earache
Flying causes earache especially if you suffer from sinus troubles or have a cold or allergies. Rapid changes in air pressure causes the air pocket inside the middle ear to expand during takeoff and also contract during descent, stretching the eardrum. This is what makes you experience popping noises in your ears. Click here for four natural techniques to help relieve the pain and discomfort.
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The Life Retreat Team