Alleviate Sugar Cravings Naturally With This Easy To Make Snack:

Organic Medjool Dates Stuffed With Nut Butter.

What’s great about them?

  • Dates are great natural sweeteners designed by Mother Nature, providing a natural pick-me-up to help ward off fatigue and tiredness, in particular when experiencing those sugar cravings at 3am.
  • They are high in soluble fibre which helps to alleviate constipation by keeping bowel movements regular.
  • Nut butters are high in plant-based fats and protein, and studies have shown walnuts can help to improve brain function.


  • 2 medjool dates
  • 2 teaspoons of nut butter (almond, cashew, brazil nut)
  • 2 walnuts


HSW 38 – Sugar Cravings and Sleep Deprivation.

Healthy Shift Worker Podcast Episode:

One of the most common struggles I hear from my shift working clients is this ongoing, relentless craving for sugar!

But why is that?  Why are shift workers notorious for craving (and eating) all of the sweet stuff – the highly refined carbohydrates that are neither good for our insides or our waistline?!

Well it all comes back to sleep deprivation, so in this episode I will be shedding the light on how lack of sleep effects our brain function, and how one chemical in particular, which causes us to seek out and eat foods which are high in sugar, is much higher in those who are sleep deprived.