Does Your Diet Run Out of Steam Everyday At 3pm?

Do you have good intentions about diet first thing in the morning, but by 3pm you’re reaching for something sweet? By evening, you’ve given up and eaten dessert, only to start all over again the next day…

Understanding your brain better will give you the tools to beat this pattern. Our pre-frontal cortex houses our ability to inhibit, which means it’s the part we use to stop ourselves from doing things. It’s the willpower for all our decision making. In the morning, when our brain is fresh and full of energy, our prefrontal cortex has plenty of control over our behaviour. We make choices that are healthy, productive and well intentioned.

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