What We’re Reading: 4.14
Woah, is it seriously Friday? Did a blackhole just swallow our calendars or something, because time is playing tricks on us. But who are we to complain, right? Friday lets us not only provide a quick recap of wellness reads, but gives us a chance for some serious R&R after the week. Cue the space-time mystery for next week, but let’s put it on pause for the weekend, okay universe? Here are some awesome reads with a focus on kicking your sugar habit and upping your workout routine!
Article 1: “Neuroscientists Think Junk Food Should Be Packaged Like Cigarettes”
Scientists are starting to think that junk food packaging should equate to cigarette packaging? Think it’s intense, read on at Spoon University to see what exactly this all means:
Article 2: “See What Really Happens to Your Body When You Stop Eating Added Sugar”
Ever wondered what will be the result of you laying off the chocolate bars, ice cream and snow cones? Apparently, Greatist did too and in this article they show the repercussions of not eating sugar, and it’s really insightful.
Article 3: “The 20-minute HIIT workout to target abs”
Short on time but still want to look sharp? This 20 minute workout brought to you by Men’s Fitness will help you achieve just that!
Article 4: “A (Detox) Recipe for Your Sweet Tooth”
If you aren’t ready to up and quit sugar just yet, then maybe take a less extreme approach and just change your intake of it! These healthy truffles by Goop are heaven sent from the Gods of Health, read on and grab the recipe:
Article 5: “12 Chicken Recipes Perfect for Any Schedule”
One way to alleviate the sugar cravings is making sure your body is getting the nutrients it needs! Check out these quick chicken recipes from Parents.com for weekly planning!:
And in case you are in the mood for something sweet, try some dried fruit! Tasty and a good source of fiber, you’ll find Dried Mango Slices a sweet treat for your cravings, while sticking to a healthy lifestyle.
Health & Happiness,