Too Much Sugar:  Are You a Sugar Addict?

Did you see the recent news article about the sugar industry cover up?  Scientists found that the harmful effects of sugar were swept under the run!  This study happened decades ago, too! That’s right – too much sugar was discovered to be harmful years ago!   This doesn’t surprise me in the least!  We know there’s …

Need a Mood Boost? Eat This.

You’ve probably noticed that certain foods make you feel sleepy.  Some foods might give you gas or bloating.  But, have you stopped to consider how your food affects your mood?  Anger, frustration or plain old grumpiness can happen to the best of us.  If you’ve ever felt that you need a mood boost, this article …

The Best Snacks for Afternoon Energy Crashes

There’s a lady in my office that always, without fail, snags a Kit Kat bar from the vending machine every afternoon.  She knows she isn’t making the best choice but she says the Kit Kat fulfills a sugar craving.  Cravings can be hard to overcome.  But, with some planning and experimentation, you can find some …

Why You Should Take Multivitamins

Luckily, most of my clients believe that they should take multivitamins to maintain good health.  In fact, I recall taking a multivitamin when I was in elementary school.  Of course, those were Flintstones vitamins and probably weren’t the best quality. However, it’s now ingrained in me to take multivitamins daily to help improve my overall …

Gut-Brain Connection: Nourish Your “Second Brain”

All health begins in the gut.  The gut-brain connection has a strong relationship, one that helps us identify when we’re full and when to turn off digestion if faced with danger. Chronic stress affects our health in many ways, including the gut-brain connection.   The Gut-Brain Connection The scientific discoveries related to the gut-brain connection …