The Lowdown on The Mediterranean Diet

The Lowdown on The Mediterranean Diet

  The Mediterranean diet is one of the most studied diets out there. It’s based on the traditional foods that people who lived around the Mediterranean Sea ate about 50 years ago. Back then, in the mid 20th century, researchers noted that people in Spain and...
Need a Mood Boost?

Need a Mood Boost?

  No question about it… what you eat can affect how you feel, right? Mental health and brain health are complex. So are the foods we eat, and the ways our bodies interact with those foods. While we don’t know the exact mechanisms how food and nutrition...
Are Multivitamins a waste of money?

Are Multivitamins a waste of money?

Multivitamins are exactly what they sound like: multiple vitamins. They’re supplements that contain several different vitamins in each one. They can also contain several minerals and other ingredients like amino acids or fatty acids. And because there are...
Does Mindfulness and Meditation Really Work?

Does Mindfulness and Meditation Really Work?

  Well…yes, they do really work!! Science shows definite health benefits for people who use mindfulness and meditation. Before we dive in to the what’s what, let’s just make sure we’re on the same page when we say “mindfulness” and “meditation!”...
Reduce Inflammation With These Foods

Reduce Inflammation With These Foods

Inflammation. It’s not making the headlines for nothing.  It’s real! Scientists are measuring levels of inflammation in our bodies and finding that it can be pretty bad for our health; this is especially true when it’s chronic (i.e. lasts a long...
How Do I Keep My Blood Sugar Stable?

How Do I Keep My Blood Sugar Stable?

  Do the words blood sugar 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 the right balance of sugar in your blood to fuel your brain and muscles. The...

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