One of the most common complaints, especially at the moment, is feeling tired all the time. Heather delves into three potential causes and what you can do if you feel tired all the time. Read on or watch her share tips on Virgin Media Weekend AM.
Many of us may be able to relate to feeling better when we eat dark chocolate. Several of it’s constituents have known positive effects on mood. These include theobromine and tryptophan, the precursor to our feel good neurotransmitter serotonin. However, new research has shown another way in which dark chocolate enhances mood – by changing our microbiome. This community of bacteria, archae, yeasts and other organisms that reside mainly in our gut profoundly affects our mood and immune system as well as our digestion.
Some sources estimate that Irish children eat between 3500 and 7000 calories from Halloween sweets each year, mostly in the form of sugar. But does that really matter? And what can we do about it anyway? Watch Heather share some tips on Virgin Media Weekend AM . Or, read more below and get our healthier Halloween recipe ideas.
While parents might be looking forward to the return to school, many may be dreading the daily lunchbox preparation. With kids eating up to 1/3 of their food in school, what goes in their lunchbox makes an important contribution to their health, development and their immune system. Heather, herself a mum of 3, shares some ideas. Read on or watch her in action on Virgin Media Weekend AM this Saturday at 9.45am.