In April, we started a series that will help you get a makeover by the end of 2011. Each month, we will be focussing on different ways to enrich and enhance your life. Last month, the mantra was 'For Mind & Body:Take one afternoon "off" every two weeks'.
This May, focus on: Factoring 5 superfoods into your meal plans
Nutritional research seems to throw up new findings daily, but if they have been consistent on one thing, it is that the fibre and iron content of your food is directly related to your mood and energy levels.
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'Foods can really "up" your energy in three ways: by providing the body with sufficient calories, by delivering stimulants such as caffeine (in limited quantities, good for a short-term energy boost), and by pushing the metabolism to burn fat more efficiently. As for mood, the best foods are those that stabilise blood sugar and trigger the feel-good brain chemical, serotonin,' says anRead More »from Monthly wellness plan: May is for your body