Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Magic mushrooms may ease depression in cancer patients > Health-in-Motion Updated 05 October 2015 Reduce sugar cravings If you struggle to resist sugar cravings following your evening meal, it may be worth investing in a vanilla-scented air freshener or candle. A study at St George’s hospital in London found that using vanilla-scented patches on the back of participants’ hands significantly reduced their appetite for sweet foods and drinks. It is thought that this is due to the smell of vanilla, which is believed to help suppress sweet cravings. 0 More: Daily Dose: Magic mushrooms may ease depression in cancer patientsHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news News 2016 Health of the Nation Survey Lifestyle 6 things that can harm your skin this summer Medical Walking may benefit dialysis patients Diet and nutrition What will happen to Noakes if he is (really) found guilty? Medical Mouthguard a key defence against sports-related injuries Medical Two thirds of depressed teens may benefit from therapy From our sponsors Sun protection for all children Understanding your sunscreen The science behind cosmeceuticals Do you know these 5 facts about skincare? Live healthier The debate continues » Working out in the concrete jungle 7 top butt exercises for guys 10 things pole dancing can do for you The running vs. walking debate There are many different theories when it comes to the running vs. walking for health and weight loss. Veganism a crime? » Running the Comrades Marathon on a vegan diet Are vegans unnatural beasts? Can a vegan be really healthy? Should it be a crime to raise a baby on vegan food? After a number of cases of malnourishment in Italy, it may become a crime to feed children under 16 a vegan diet.