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
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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
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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
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?