Food facts or fibs?
Will an apple a day keep the doctor away? Does spinach make you strong? Does eating fish make you more clever?! See what I had to say in this article in the NZ Herald.
Why will power isn't the way!
If you set a goal to get healthier this year, whether it is to eat better, exercise more, stress less or improve your sleep, the common approach is to get super focused, TRY really hard to follow whatever rule or plan you have set for yourself and call in on willpower to keep you on track.
As adults we need around 7-9 hours sleep yet over the past 100 years the amount of sleep we get has reduced by as much as 1.5 hours per night meaning many of us just aren't getting enough, but the quality of our sleep has declined too, meaning more of us are waking up not feeling well rested even after our time in bed!