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
everywhere these days. We feel it when we wake up, when things happen during
the day, and we even take it to bed with us.
It’s chronic. And
it’s not awesome for your health.
When we’re stressed
our body reacts in a couple
of ways, one is by releasing the stress hormone cortisol.
And you can imagine
that there are natural ways you can lower it.
So check out my
list of recommendations to reduce cortisol. Then indulge in my de-stressing dessert
Continue reading How to Naturally Lower Stress Hormone (Cortisol)
you a breakfast eater? Or dare I ask are
you a “healthy” breakfast eater?
you need some inspiration for a few great breakfast foods. Maybe you don’t have time and you need some
healthy ideas for “grab and go” mornings – who doesn’t ever run short on time
in the mornings?
you’re ready to ditch the “desserts” that are marketed as being “part of a
worry, I have you covered!
Click below to read the full post with three must eat breakfast foods and a yummy recipe too!
Continue reading Three Must Eat Breakfast Foods
can be too easy to think (or worry) about your weight.
you know what? There is something else
that may be more important when it comes to real health. That is your waist circumference.
just a minute! It’s not just about the
“pinchable” fat under the skin (you know, that “muffin top”), it’s about the
internal fat around your abdominal organs that can be the real issue.
internal fat (AKA “visceral fat”) is known to release a bunch of hormones and
inflammatory compounds that can mess with your blood sugar, blood fats (i.e
triglycerides), and blood pressure.
In today’s post I’ll describe how to measure your waist circumference and then give you a bunch of actionable tips to help you reduce it. And (of course) there’s a super-nutritious recipe at the end.
Continue reading Why Your Waist Circumference Matters 100x More Than What You Weigh