When Elle Macpherson credited her goddess-like skin and body to guzzling back 3L of water a day everyone started carrying a drink bottle. But do we all really need 3L everyday to be hydrated and is this the answer to glowing skin and shedding kilos?
Do you have a love/hate relationship with food? Is everything with your diet going "good" until you have one "bad" biscuit, then "screw it", it’s all over, you may as well eat the whole pack? If so, you may benefit from incorporating some aspects of mindfulness into your eating habits.
Even though the evils of added sugar are well publicised I still felt compelled to write an article about it. Many people are aware of the obvious sources of added sugar but I feel we don't yet have a firm grasp of where all our added sugars come from.
Forming new habits and changing behaviour whether it be health related or not, can be extremely difficult. Think of how long you have had your current habits- months, years and some even decades. So first and foremost, give yourself time.
Exercise - we love it and hate it. Taking the initial steps to get outside and exercise is the hardest part of starting a healthy physical regime. When I discuss exercise and physical activity with patients I generally get the same response: "Do I have to?".