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We all have some level of stress, right? It may be temporary (acute), or long-term (chronic). Acute stress usually won’t mess with your health too much. It is your body’s natural reaction to [...]
Stressed? Tired? Craving sugar? Can’t sleep? All of these can be related to the constant stress we feel in our lives. We know that stress can have a huge impact on our health and [...]
Oh, the words "blood sugar." Does it conjure up visions of restrictive eating, diabetes medications, or insulin injections? Blood sugar is the measure of the amount of sugar in your blood. You need [...]
Now that we are well into Summer (even though the weather might not be behaving exactly the way that it should be lol), let's talk about Vitamin D! Vitamin D is critical for good health [...]
You know that you can have gastrointestinal symptoms when you’re stressed or nervous. I'm sure you've experienced that. When I used to work for GoodLife Fitness and had to teach my Body Combat, Body Flow, [...]
You probably know the negative health effects of eating too much sugar, especially "added sugars" like in soda pop, candy, baked goods, and many commercially-available cereals, just to name a few. Added sugar is [...]
Let’s finally put an end to the debate of raw vs. cooked. Of course, in the grand scheme of a well-balanced, nutrient-dense, varied, whole foods diet, the cooked vs. raw debate isn't that critical for [...]
Everyone seems to be talking about coconut oil these days. It's almost as if it is a miracle cure for everything! When I was a kid, my parents always used to tell me about how [...]
If you've been avoiding snacks because you're worried they may cause weight gain, I have a bunch of great "weight-loss friendly" snack ideas for you. Ideas that can easily become "grab-and-go" options and are not [...]
Last week we talked about your poop, so let's take a look at digestive enzymes. You may be taking (or considering taking) a digestive enzyme supplement. But, how do you know which one (if any) [...]