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 …

Confusing Health Symptoms Getting You Down?

Years ago, I was diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.  I’m pretty sure the doctors had just given up on trying to figure out what was wrong with me.  I had an array of confusing health symptoms that didn’t seem connected to any particular disease or incident.   After years of not having enough energy to …

Vacation Cold: How This Relates to Chronic Stress

Have you ever been plagued by the dreaded “vacation cold”?  You know, the one that hits you within days of arriving at your beautiful ocean resort or your outback adventure? There is something especially disheartening about a vacation cold, isn’t there?  Not only does it put a huge damper on your vacation, but it can …

Adrenal Fatigue – What the Heck is this Anyway?

Have you heard the term ‘adrenal fatigue’?  There’s a lot of controversy about this term; many doctors don’t believe it’s a real thing. Naturopaths and nutritionists have improved many adrenal fatigue symptoms through natural food, stress reduction and supplements. Adrenal Fatigue Symptoms In case you’re wondering, here are some of the more common symptoms of …