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Delicious Ways to Feel Better
May 24, 2021
Mindfulness, Meditation and Easing Stress
Play • 44 min
Michael James Wong on how to bring mindfulness into your day, ways to let go of stress and expectation, redefining happiness and the benefits of slowing down.
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Bite-Sized: Eating for Energy
5 ways to boost energy with nutritional therapist Alice Mackintosh. Feeling tired all the time is the most common complaint in GP surgery’s, in this short episode we break down the simple steps to combat exhaustion from balancing blood sugar to the key vitamins and minerals to look out for, plus the role of coffee, sugar and artificial sweeteners. Here’s a simple recap - eat lots of bright, colourful, whole food ingredients and look at: Balancing blood sugar Switching to whole grains Including protein in every meal Including lots of iron (with vitamin C for added absorption), B vitamins, magnesium and essential fats (omega 3) Be mindful of the quantity and timing of coffee consumption Try to avoid consuming lots of additives, refined foods, artificial sweeteners and burnt foods Alice Mackintosh: @alicemackintosh_nutrition www.alicemackintosh.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.