Articles tagged with: concentration

Eat to beat iron-deficiency anaemia

Eat to beat iron-deficiency anaemia

If you're tired all the time with little energy, it's worth paying a visit to your doctor for a blood test to check whether you have iron-deficiency anaemia. Lack of energy, poor stamina, pale skin, an inability to concentrate, frequent headaches, greater susceptibility to infections, and feeling the cold often are other tell-tale signs.

5 June 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Why women need iron

Why women need iron

Always tired? Dragging yourself around? Always got a sniffle or a cold? Poor concentration? The reason could be that you’re low on...

15 April 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Q. How much caffeine is too much?

Q. How much caffeine is too much?

A. If  you're having trouble sleeping or experiencing an upset stomach (acidity,  indigestion), headaches, shakiness or...

28 February 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

3 easy ways to cut down on caffeine (without going into withdrawal)

3 easy ways to cut down on caffeine (without going into withdrawal)

Are you overdoing the caffeine? Do you live from coffee to coffee? Do you find it difficult to get going in the morning without your...

21 January 2013 by Catherine Saxelby

Eating for exams - what to eat to boost concentration and memory

Eating for exams - what to eat to boost concentration and memory

Whether you're cramming for exams or working hard mentally on a grueling report, the type and timing of your food can help you boost...

6 August 2010 by Catherine Saxelby

Beat the mid-afternoon slump

Beat the mid-afternoon slump

Find it hard to concentrate around 4 pm? Feel sluggish with no energy and have trouble thinking clearly? Reach for a chocolate bar to...

20 September 2009 by Catherine Saxelby