This recipe is crushes cravings by soothing growling bellies. Apples are very high in pectin, a soluble fibre shown to help you feel full and satisfied. It also aids in healthy digestion; vital in maintaining and reaching an ideal weight, and in the long-term prevention of many chronic illnesses. Healthy digestion is also key to a healthy gut, allowing the absorption of essential nutrients and minerals. Both apples and cinnamon can make afternoon slumps a distant memory. Polyphenols in apples have also been shown to help regulate sugar levels, which is key in the prevention of diabetes type II, cravings and over-eating. Having a regulated blood sugar level will also help make those afternoon crashes, a thing of the past. Focus in class? Yes please!
Reprinted from Healing the Hormonal Heart with permission by Julie Daniluk RHN