Adrenal fatigue is thought to be one of the (many) health issues that can be attributed to our high-stress lifestyles.
Because there is no widely accepted definitive test for adrenal fatigue, it’s still quite controversial.
Fatigue, cravings, inability to sleep, and mood swings are real.
Let’s dive into what we know about adrenal fatigue, and learn some ways to deal with it, including a non-food recipe (at the bottom).Continue reading Adrenal Fatigue: What Is It?
You know that you can have gastrointestinal symptoms when you’re stressed or nervous. We’ve all experienced that.
But, you may have also heard about the “gut-brain connection.” That your gastrointestinal system, lovingly called the “gut,” not only talks to your brain (yes, talks “to” your brain) but is kind of its own brain (a “second brain”).
And that it may influence your actual brain.Continue reading The Gut-Brain Connection: How To Feed Your Brain
You probably know that I’m not a fan of artificial sweeteners. I’d much rather you reduce your sugar intake naturally (because that’s not exactly a health food either).
And that can mean a long process of slowly adjusting your taste buds to less and less added sugar.
Artificial sweeteners just don’t seem to be the great weight-loss promoters they had hoped to be.
Want to know more? Or, if you just want to skip right down to the “sweet enough” latte recipe, you can do that too.Continue reading The Truth Behind Artificial Sweeteners
Have you heard the recommendation to eat certain foods (or all foods) raw?
Do you already eat a variety of healthy foods, and want to know how to get the most vitamins and minerals out of them?
You’re probably not surprised that there isn’t a “one size fits all” approach to maximizing the vitamins and minerals your body absorbs from foods.
Let me go over which types of foods are best eaten raw, and which ones are best eaten cooked to maximize their nutritional benefit.Continue reading Raw vs. Cooked – Which Contains More Vitamins and Minerals?