10 things that are preventing you from sleeping (2/10)

Are you having trouble falling, and staying, asleep? These 10 reasons could be why

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You’ve had too much coffee

Caffeine blocks the effects of adenosine, a chemical produced by your brain that makes you sleepy. In fact, studies have shown that the caffeine in even one cup will rev your circuits enough to reduce both the length and restorative depths of sleep. It will also wake you during the night to urinate.

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Succulent Grilled Steak with Crispy Potatoes

In this recipe, slices of beef are marinated in a tangy green herb-based sauce, called chimichurri sauce, which hails from Argentina, making them succulent, tender and juicy. They are complemented nicely by crispy potatoes.

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French Tuna and Bell Pepper Salad

This colourful French salad is full of varied flavours and textures. Chunks of tuna, wedges of potato, crisp beans, bell pepper and tangy tomatoes make for a quick and easy summery meal. Serve with crusty whole-wheat baguettes.

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News: Peppermint could improve exercise performance

  If you want to give your workout an extra boost, you might want to add a drop of peppermint oil to your daily diet. A new study, published in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, shows that peppermint is an effective way to boost athletic performance. Study volunteers (12 healthy young […]