BEAT THE CRAVINGS
Eat quality protein such as free range eggs, beans and lentils, along with whole grains such as brown rice, millet and quinoa.
They contain fibre, which can help keep your blood sugar levels consistent, making you feel fuller for longer thus avoiding cravings for sugary foods.
The decision to quit smoking is not an easy one. Relying on willpower alone is usually not enough.
Incorporating several different strategies is thought to be the key to success. The NHS provides lots of information and advice to help you give up smoking (see yesterday's blog on acupuncture).
Herbal remedies are an aid that is often overlooked but can easily and effectively be incorporated into your plan. Today we discuss some herbs that can be used to both help you quit and also prevent cravings.
Californian Poppy (Eschscholzia californica)
Acupuncture has long been used to support people suffering from substance abuse and addictions, including tobacco. More info here.
Acupuncture may help relieve difficulties associated with giving up by:
AURICULAR ACUPUNCTURE - THE NADA PROTOCOL