What and how you eat can increase your stress and stress can increase what and how you eat. In order to minimize this stress, it’s important to “Plate It Out” – a strategy for meals that improves your resiliency. Plate It Out and eating resiliently affect not only your...
The long-term success rate of dieting is 5-10% . That is dismal. All the deprivation, all the stress, all the struggle, and it won’t work for most of us.
It’s not that we lack self-discipline or willpower to be successful. The problem is that dieting couldn’t be more opposite...
WHY IS GLYCEMIC INDEX IMPORTANT?
The glycemic index is an invaluable tool in making snack and meal choices. Choosing foods that are lower glycemic can help to:
- stabilize blood glucose levels
- minimize stress on the body
- reduce body fat
- fuel the brain for optimal performance
- balance energy
HOW TO FAIL:
1. Go on a diet.
2. Vow to give up certain foods.
3. Don't eat.
Not eating requires willpower and willpower requires eating. Willpower is fueled by glucose from the foods we eat. Low glucose means low willpower in addition to an increase in cravings for...