You’ve hit the 3pm slump. What can you do to assuage your cravings? A Eat half a Mars bar
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B Who eats half a bar? Go for a walk instead: just 15 minutes will curb sugar cravings, according to a University of Innsbruck study. As for Insta, searching #foodporn induces spikes in insulin levels that trigger ‘phantom hunger’.
B A study by Loughborough University scientists found that subjects’ blood sugar was 10% lower after eating if they’d had a hot bath beforehand, compared to a workout. The effects of eating apple crumble in the bath were not studied.