Getting a bit more sleep may help you eat less

Getting a bit more sleep may help you eat less

Tweaking your night-time routines may be an unexpected way to reduce your food intake, with a beneficial side-effect of being more rested. Laboratory studies Studies where people’s sleep is deliberately reduced suggest that we tend to eat more when we sleep less....
What happens when you really savour junk food?

What happens when you really savour junk food?

What happens when you really savour junk food? Some foods are super-moreish There’s something about certain foods that alters the way we eat them, and makes it harder to stop. Some brands even use irresistibility as a selling point. “Once you pop you can’t stop” is...
Professionals: De-stressing from work in the time of Covid

Professionals: De-stressing from work in the time of Covid

It is amazing to work in a job which has the potential for healing, but in our zeal to help we sometimes lose track of what it may be costing us, emotionally and energetically. Putting your own oxygen mask on before trying to help anyone else with theirs is a...
The food-lover’s guide to Christmas eating

The food-lover’s guide to Christmas eating

  Charles Dickens’ Christmas Carol was the book that persuaded me at the tender age of eleven that books without pictures could be magical. The miserly money-lender who brings misery to the lives of those he encounters is a great antihero and I enjoy...