Posts tagged Blood sugar
5 Easy Back-to-school Breakfast Ideas

The main reason to have breakfast is to give your blood sugar levels the best chance first thing - it’s going to set you up for the rest of the day and avoid those 10am munchies. But breakfast probably needs to be quick and really simple - there’s just no time to be sorting the school run, cooking and getting out the door. No wonder tea, toast and cereal are popular go-to options but they won’t help your waistline - my five options will though! midlifemenu.com/blog/breakfast-ideas

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Savvy Snacks - 5 Ways to Stop Healthy Eating Going Off Track

You probably know what you should be eating and that balancing your blood sugars throughout the day is key. But then real life gets in the way and all too soon your good intentions just go out the window. Before you know it afternoon snacking and post meal munchies have railroaded all your efforts and the pounds pile on, especially around the middle. That’s why I think tackling snacks is more important than even your meals when trying to beat cravings and lose weight. midlifemenu.com/blog/healthy-snacks

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Food and Drinks to Avoid if You Get Migraines

Migraines are painful and debilitating and can strike out of nowhere. There are certain migraine triggers which are worth knowing including some foods and drinks that you might want to avoid. The best way to know is track the potential food and drink triggers and see if it makes any difference to your migraines. midlifemenu.com/blog/migraines

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5 Lovely Lunches on The Run

Lunch really shouldn’t be an optional extra in our daily lives. But instead we wolf down a sandwich only to find a horror story of fats, carbs and sugars when you look at the ingredients. And that’s really not much help if you are trying shift the midlife weight gain. Apart from needing a break, eating healthily in the middle of day helps keep your blood sugars level and avoids the dreaded afternoon slump when you’re more likely to be tempted by a chocolate bar to see you through. midlifemenu.com/blog/packed-lunch-ideas

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Five Dinner Winners for A Healthy Midlife

Sometimes it can be hard to think of evening meals day after day. It’s fun to do the entertainment cooking for the daily dinners can feel like a drag if you’re not feeling very inspired. This blog gives you five easy dinners to see you through the week without having to use too much effort. And why not double up the portions so that you’ve got your lunch all prepped for the next day too. That’s this week sorted then! www.midlifemenu.com/blog/midlife-dinners

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5 Ways to Ease the Stress of Eating Out

Do you find it stressful eating out? Are you unsure what to order or do you find that friends make it difficult for you when eating out? As we come to summer time there seem to be more opportunities for eating out whether that’s outside at the pub or round at a friend’s house. If you’re working hard at eating healthily and keeping that midlife weight gain in check then you don’t want the eating out enjoyment to ruin this. Have a read of five way you can stop this. midlifemenu.com/blog/eating-out

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Protein – Helping to Fight Midlife’s Hotspots

Protein seems to be a hot topic at the moment with many people considering a vegan or plant based diet. Will they get enough protein? Where will their protein come from? How much protein should we have? What are the benefits of protein? And can you have too much protein? All these questions are answered in this blog. midlifemenu.com/blog/protein

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7 Easy Steps to Losing Weight (part II) - simple food swaps to beat afternoon cravings, without giving up wine or chocolate

Losing weight can feel like a never ending battle, especially during midlife. This blog looks at what foods can help with losing weight and what kind of foods can get in the way of losing weight. This is part 1 of a 2 part series on losing weight in a manageable way without giving up wine or chocolate! midlifemenu.com/blog/losing-weight-part-two

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