8 Essential Brain Foods for Studying and Staying Focused

8 Essential Brain Foods for Studying and Staying Focused

Looking to improve your concentration when you are studying?

Discover 8 important brain foods for studying which promote concentration and improve brain function.

Whether you're studying for a college exam or preparing for a major presentation at work, you've probably wished there was a way to magically improve your concentration. Especially when there are so many distractions around. 

There may not be a magic pill to improve your concentration, but there are foods you can eat that stimulate brain health and help you focus. 

Next time you're looking for a study snack, reach for one of these eight brain foods for studying.

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January is Mental Wellness Month 

January is Mental Wellness Month 

What does mental wellness look like to you? It can look, feel, and mean something different to each of us. 

Regardless of what it means to you, there are some common things we can all do to help maintain our own good mental health.

Read on to discover 4 common phases of mental wellness and 7 tips on how you may be able to improve yours.

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Self-Care and Stress Management: Tips for Caregivers

Cortisol: What it is and Natural Ways to Lower it

Last week I discussed cortisol - what it is and natural ways to lower it. Cortisol helps us deal with a multitude of stressors and stressful situations. It is important for survival, but too much can cause problems.

What happens if your cortisol levels are always high?

If you live a very stressful life or happen to be a caregiver to a loved one, you need to set boundaries and start taking care of you!

 Read on for ideas to help you better manage stress, especially if you happen to be a caregiver.

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Eating Healthy while Travelling this Summer

Healthy Eating while Travelling this Summer
It’s that time of year again for most of us.

The sun is shining. School is out for the summer and it’s holiday season. It’s time to take a break, kick back, and enjoy time with family and friends wherever they may be.

For most of us, travelling is exciting. It means getting away, relaxing, and taking the time to recharge. However, for others, even the thought of travelling can be terrifying. Eating the wrong foods away from home and having to deal with the unpleasant and sometimes dangerous side effects it brings may discourage these people from venturing away from home in the first place.

Read this week’s blog post to discover my top 9 travel tips to help you maintain healthy eating habits while having fun on vacation this summer, and learn how to avoid the feelings of heaviness, bloat, and fatigue that typically comes with travel.


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How I Hacked my Autoimmune Disease

How I Hacked my Autoimmune Disease and How you can too!

This week’s blog post is special to me, as it relays my story.

I decided it was time to share my personal health journey with you. Read this week’s post to find out about my past health concerns, my diagnosis with a serious autoimmune disease, and what I chose to do about it. So sit back, grab a cup of tea, and enjoy my story!


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How to Hack a Cold Naturally

3 Simple Ingredients that Can Stop a Cold in its Tracks

Learn 3 easy steps to hack your way through cold and flu season this winter.

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Food Cravings: How Biochemical Mechanisms May Be the Real Problem

Would you believe your inability to lose weight has nothing to do with willpower? Would you believe your food choices are controlled by mechanisms within your hedonic brain?

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