How Stress Messes With Your Health: The Ugly Truth

How Stress Messes With Your Health: The Ugly Truth

Ahhh, stress. Or as some people like to call it - the "stress mess."

Does stress make you feel a bit off? Do you notice negative health effects when your stress levels run high? Does it keep you up at night or literally make you sick? 

If you’ve ever experienced stress (and who hasn’t?), you know what I’m talking about. Because stress definitely messes with your health.

Read this week’s blog post to discover some of the telltale (and not-so-obvious) signs that stress may be messing with your health.

And as always, I welcome your feedback. Comment below or drop me a line and please share and like us on Facebook and be sure to subscribe to my YouTube channel.

I look forward to supporting you!

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Common Weight Loss Myths Debunked

Common Weight Loss Myths Debunked

Sometimes it seems that everyone has an opinion on weight loss. It’s full of bad oversimplified advice, and magical “non-diet” diet products. And this information is all over the internet.

I am so pleased to bust 5 common weight-loss myths. Want to know why? It's because I care about you. If you're looking to lose weight, then I want you to be successful. I want you to stop wasting one more second on garbage like the common weight loss myths I’m debunking today.

Please join me in finally putting these weight-loss myths to rest once and for all so you can avoid the common mistakes people have been making for years.


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Diabetes: A Growing Epidemic and What You can do to Prevent Becoming a Statistic

Diabetes: A Growing Epidemic and What You can do to Prevent Becoming a Statistic

Are you one of the growing number of Americans diagnosed with diabetes? 

Maybe you’re not quite there, but your doctor has mentioned you are pre-diabetic or on the verge of becoming diabetic.

Or maybe you have excess fat centred around your mid-section and experience low energy after a meal. Perhaps you get hungry a short time after eating or experience a mid-afternoon energy slump.

If this sounds like you, I urge you to read this week’s post. 

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. So let’s take a few minutes to consider this disease, how it develops, and what you can do to better manage it. And if you are not one of the millions of Americans dealing with the disease, it’s still important to become educated about it and do what you can to minimize your risk or prevent diabetes from occurring in the first place.

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9 Surprising Benefits of Almond Milk

Surprising Benefits of Almond Milk & How To Make It.

If you have a dairy allergy or are interested in a great milk alternative, look no further. Almond milk has more nutrients than cow’s milk and is easier for most people to digest.

In fact, regular consumers of almond milk may even make it at home. If you have been toying with this idea but need some inspiration and a good recipe, keep reading!

This week, I discuss some interesting facts about almonds and the health benefits they provide. As an added bonus, I’m including my super simple recipe for delicious, and nutritious, homemade almond milk!


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Eat Healthier With the Kids Using These Family Meal Planning Tips

Eat Healthier With the Kids Using These Family Meal Planning Tips

Trying to get your whole family to be healthy can seem like a difficult task, but if you follow the family meal planning tips offered in this week’s blog post, you can help everyone be healthy!

In spite of the fact that over 75% of us claim that we focus on healthy eating, most of us aren't actually getting the nutrition we need.

When you take a look at the added ingredients, excess sugar, and over-reliance on fast food, it's not hard to see why.

With roughly 36% of American adults and 18% of children classified as obese, the question becomes, what can we do about it? 

What concrete steps can you take to protect your own health and the health of your family members?

It all starts with healthy meal planning.

Yes, exercise is important, but it's what you eat that really makes a difference.

How can you ensure that your portions, nutrients, and of course, the actual taste, of the meals you make for your family is up to snuff?

Read on for family meal planning tips.

 

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7 Amazing Health Benefits of Kombucha: and an Interview with a Brewer

7 Amazing Health Benefits of Kombucha: and an Interview with a Brewer

You’ve probably heard of a doggy mama, or perhaps a fur mama. But have you ever heard of a “SCOBY mama”???

I have, and I’d like you meet her. Her name is Taryn and I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with her to ask some questions about how to brew your own kombucha

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10 Delicious and Healthy Natural Mood Enhancers

10 Delicious and Healthy Natural Mood Enhancers

Your Mood. Your Responsibility.

Eat your way to a happier day without throwing away your health and wellbeing in the process with these 10 delicious and nutritious natural mood enhancers.

Become Whole Food Optimized.

 

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A Complete Guide to Understanding Calories

A Complete Guide to Understanding Calories

When people talk about dieting, they often talk about cutting calories. But what are calories exactly? Read my complete guide to understanding calories to find out. Who knows, you may not be consuming enough!

You've probably seen various diet plans that promise success as long as you follow their suggested calorie limit.

Calorie-based diets are founded on a simple transfer of energy. You measure how much energy goes into your body, then compare that to how much energy you burn.

While this seems like a sensible plan to get in better shape, many people still struggle when counting calories. Read my complete guide to understanding what calories are and how they affect your health to stay informed about the characteristics of calories so that you can utilize them properly. 

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Meal Planning Services Now Available!

Test drive a one-day meal plan for free!

Get your downloadable free meal plan here. Choose either an Anti-inflammatory meal plan, one for Diabetes, or one for optimal Cognitive Function.

 

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Choose THIS Over THAT

Choose THIS Over THAT: Healthy Food Swaps

Whether you have chosen to follow more of a Paleo, ketogenic, plant-based, or low-carb high-fat eating plan or if you are simply looking to improve your overall diet for general health benefits, the healthy food swap guide below should provide plenty of healthier options for you.

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One Small Change Can Make a BIG Difference!

Looking for a tip to become a healthier HappierHuman? Not interested in spending money? Want to start being better to your body today?

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