Your Diet Hasn’t Changed But You’re Getting Bigger

What’s the right word to describe how you feel when your diet hasn’t changed but you still gain weight?  Frustrating?  Annoying?  Depressing?  It’s definitely not a good feeling when this happens, right?     You’re pretty sure that your diet hasn’t changed.  You continue to avoid most junk food and watch what goes into your …

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 …

Adrenal Fatigue: What this Really Means

Adrenal fatigue – what does it actually mean to live with this condition?  Could you possibly be suffering from it without knowing? Adrenal Fatigue and Stress Stress is not something we typically ‘see’ in ourselves; sure, we notice when our blood pressure rises because someone has scared or angered us. Acute stress, or situations in …

Do You Have A Healthy Relationship With Food?

Do you have a healthy relationship with food? Lately, I’ve read advice on how to have a healthy relationship with food.  People offer meditation programs and personal sessions to help you overcome an unhealthy relationship with food. But what does this really mean? Does it mean that, to have a healthy relationship with food, you …

One Small Change You Can Do to Help Your Low Thyroid

Ladies – how many of you have asked your doctor to check your thyroid because your waistline is expanding and your energy is waning? You’re definitely not wrong to jump to this conclusion! Hypothyroidism (the medical term for low thyroid function) seems to be on the rise. Why is this? Well, one of the main …

Are Digestive Enzymes Right For You?

Digestive enzymes are one of the most popular topics in health and nutrition blogs…but are they right for you??? Along with probiotics, digestive enzymes seem to be popping up more and more in drug stores, advertising campaigns and health-focused websites.  A lot of people struggle with symptoms like constipation, gas, bloating and allergies, and these …