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
6 Vitamins Good for the Brain that You Should be Taking
The brain is one of your most important organs, so it's crucial to care for it. Check out these 6 vitamins good for the brain to add to your routine.
Your brain is like a jet engine.
It's complicated and uses a lot of fuel to perform at its best. But without it, you'd be grounded.
So what hampers brain function and what kinds of fuel does it need for peak performance?
Certain vitamins and nutrients are essential to keep your brain functioning at 100%. And some vitamins are superstars when it comes to improving brain function.
In this article, we'll talk about 6 vitamins good for the brain and why you should take them.Read More
Surprising Health Benefits of Raw Cacao: and Chocolate Vegan Bliss Balls Recipe
Can chocolate really be healthy?
You bet it can! When it’s in its pure, raw form, that is.
The recipe for my Chocolate Vegan Bliss Balls have made me the best friend of many! They are so decadent, delicious, and purely sinful. But at the same time, they are made with wholesome nutritious ingredients and are gluten-free, nut-free and vegan!
Who knew something so rich and tasty could actually be good for you? Well, eaten in moderation, of course.
The good news is that these little balls of love freeze very well, so you can make a whole batch and keep them in the freezer until the desire for chocolate hits. In fact, they even taste better frozen! Yes - they can easily go from freezer to mouth.
I know you will enjoy these as much as I do!
What makes them so wonderful and nutritious? The pure raw cacao!
Before we get there, let’s take a few minutes to consider chocolate.Read More