9 Key Foods that Reduce Inflammation
INFLAMMATION! INFLAMMATION! INFLAMMATION!
This topic seems to be absolutely everywhere these days. Who in the health and wellness field is NOT talking about the infamous inflammation?
Some say it’s the root cause of all disease.
Everyone wants to tell you how to kick it to the curb.
Let me give you a rundown on my 9 favourite anti-inflammatory foods. And for bonus points, I'll even tell you which anti-inflammatory, antioxidant compounds they contain. Read this weeks blog post.
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Meals and Mental Health: What You Need to Know About Diet and Alzheimer’s
Looking for ways to protect your mental health as you age?
Poor diet contributes to one in every five deaths globally. Food consumption largely influences health conditions, including those affecting your brain - like Alzheimer's.
Alzheimer's is one of the health conditions that develop due to poor diet and nutrition.
Keep reading to discover what Alzheimer’s is and how you can protect yourself from it by watching what you eat.Read More
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.Read More
Mood-Boosting Kale Cucumber Salad Recipe
It’s no secret that what we eat can affect the health of our bodies and brains.
It’s also no secret that certain foods can affect our mood.
High-carb foods like donuts, muffins, and granola bars work to make us feel better by boosting dopamine and acting on our brain’s pleasure centres. Unfortunately, getting such a ‘high’ from these foods is not the healthiest way to go.
Luckily, there are healthier alternatives that also work to boost our mood. Even better still, I’ve combined a few of these foods into one healthy dish!
Read on to discover more information along with the recipe.Read More
The Gut-Brain Connection: How To Feed Your Brain
I’m sure many of you know that you can have gastrointestinal symptoms when you’re stressed or nervous. We’ve all experienced that.
But have you also heard about the "gut-brain connection?” That your gastrointestinal system, lovingly called the "gut," not only talks to your brain (yes, talks "to" your brain) but is actually its own brain?
Moreover, this “second brain” in your gut influences your actual brain.
Be sure to read the full post to find out how and what this means for your health.Read More
Natural Ways to Beat Depression
Have you been suffering from depression lately? You may feel like you're all alone, but an estimated 350 million people worldwide suffer from this disorder.
Depression can make everything difficult - from the smallest everyday tasks to trying to make it through the workday. So, what can you do to pick yourself up and beat your depression?
Keep reading to discover 11 natural ways to beat depression.