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 …

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 …

Ditch the Brain Fog

Do you ever feel scatterbrained? Or completely unfocused at work?  Brain fog is one common symptom of adrenal dysfunction. Luckily, you can ditch the brain fog naturally! Brain fog is many things:  poor memory, inability to concentrate, or just a cloudy feeling when you’re trying to focus.  In order for the brain to function, your …

Can’t Sleep At Night! Free Tricks to Help You Sleep

How many times have you asked yourself why you can’t sleep at night?  You may be surprised to learn that that your sleep is strongly affected by the state of your hormones. Sleep is crucial to your health.  Without sleep, your body gets messed up!  You can’t concentrate at work, you may feel a bit …

Selecting a Calgary Holistic Nutrition Consultant

Would you like to work with a Calgary holistic nutrition consultant?  Check out these 5 tips to make your selection and holistic health process so much easier! Where to find us! Finding a Calgary holistic nutrition consultant is as easy as doing a Google search.  Within Alberta, your best option is to search for “holistic …

Effects of Artificial Sweeteners on Your Body

Are artificial sweeteners better for you than real sugar?    I bet you know that eating too much sugar is bad for your health.  Sugar added to any food product, such as baked goods, pop, cereals, granola bars and salad dressings, provides extra calories and promote inflammation.  Unfortunately, added sugar is hidden in almost all …

Reduce Menopause Symptoms: 3 Supplements Every Woman Needs!

We know the ‘change’ is going to happen one day, right?  And, wouldn’t we love to reduce menopause symptoms to the point where we hardly notice them? Here’s the thing:  Women generally hit menopause around age 52, and perimenopause is said to begin 5-8 years prior to that. Unfortunately, our exposure to xenoestrogens in our …