Aspartame and your brain health
Thanks to media coverage and increased education, people are becoming more aware of the harmful effects of sugar. As a result, sugar consumption is starting to decline.
As a nutritionist, this is great news!
I love to hear clients committed to kicking sugar to curb or breaking their addiction to white refined sugar once and for all.
However, when we restrict our sugar intake, what tends to happen is that we start to replace white sugar with sugar substitutes. Though not all sugar substitutes are the same and should not be treated equally, most of them have some startling effects you should know about.
Read on to discover what aspartame is, how it affects your brain health, and what healthier, more natural sweeteners are out there. Read More
World Mental Health Day: October 10, 2019
Today is World Mental Health Day.
As a neuronutritionist, anything that affects brain health is of great interest to me. As an educator, I feel compelled to share information with others that may help them or a loved on in some way.
This is why I chose to write about World Mental Health Day this week. Please read on to discover this year’s theme, learn some startling statistics, and become part of the solution.
How Diabetes Affects your Brain and Memory
Do you have diabetes? Pre-diabetes? Higher than normal blood sugar levels?
Are you experiencing memory problems or showing signs of dementia?
Did you know that the two are connected?
Most people are aware that diabetes is a serious condition that requires care and monitoring. If left untreated or uncontrolled, serious consequences can result.
But did you know that diabetes can also affect your memory? In fact, if you have diabetes, you have an increased risk for developing not only memory problems, but dementia and Alzheimer’s, as well.
Keep reading to discover how diabetes affects your brain and what you can do about it. Read More
Soda and Brain Health: Everything you Need to Know
Those of you who prefer a can of soda in the morning to rev up your engine, or for those of you who down a soda to get yourself through the mid-afternoon slump, this blog post is for you!
Read on to discover if soda is bad for your brain and if diet soda is any better. Read More
The Shocking Benefits of Grass-Fed Beef Vs. Conventional
The way cows are fed can have a major effect on the nutrient composition of the beef. Learn the shocking truth about grass-fed beef vs. conventional in this week’s post - it’s sure to be a hot topic! Read More
Eat Smart: A Delicious Way to Optimize Academic Performance
Are you tired of falling behind in school and constantly burning the midnight oil?
Would you like to improve your concentration in class and maintain better focus when studying?
Would you like to learn how best to fuel your brain so that it will perform better than ever?
Are you ready to start the school year feeling better than ever before?
If so, read on because proper neuronutrition can make all the difference - to optimize brain function and improve academic performance!
And if you’re not a student, this blog can help you, too! The principles within can certainly be applied to everyone in all walks of life - high school students, those in elementary school, and even adults who’d like to perform better at work and in life.
Your brain is your most valuable asset, and feeding it well is a great insurance policy! Read More
Green Tea vs. Black Tea: Health Benefits that May Surprise You
Today, we’re talking tea!
Tea boasts some great health benefits - which is why we have been drinking it for thousands of years. Its antioxidant abilities make it heart-healthy, brain-friendly, and can reduce our risk of developing certain cancers and diabetes.
But, does the type of tea matter? Is green tea that much healthier than black tea? And what difference does adding milk and/or sweeteners do to it?
In today’s blog post, I give you the goods on green tea vs. black tea. And the healthiest way to drink your tea. Read More