The secret source of willpower; or how to be much stronger and tougher in dealing with the world of challneges.
Blog Post No. 41
4th November 2016
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My last blog was about habits – changing them and starting new ones. But to make any changes in our behaviour, we need willpower. And willpower is fuelled by the glucose in our bodies that we get from our diet. Food is much more important and powerful than we realise.
Our willpower is strong if we have a good supply of glucose in us. But when we face the challenges of our daily lives, and the constant decision-making that we have to do throughout the day, slowly our level of glucose drops, and this can strongly affect our behaviour.
Yes. Decisions take energy, which is provided by blood-glucose, which is provided by the foods that we eat.
In this blog I’m going to give you…
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