Unfortunately many people are chasing the wrong criminal when it comes to improving health outcomes.
The medical literature is exploding with the dangers of insulin resistance in the increase of cardiovascular disease and other disease entities.
Do you have a constant sugar craving that just won't go away until it's satisfied? Feel a meal is incomplete without desert? Or reach for sugar laden foods when stressed? It may be more than just a sweet tooth that is driving your craving.
We’ve all heard how stress is bad for your health but some of us don’t even know we are stressed. How stressed you feel can be different to how much your body is able to deal with stress. We’ve created an efficient and technologically advanced society that is packed with plans, ideas, thoughts and experiences, so that resting with nothing to do or think about is almost awkward or feels unnatural.
The following recommendations are helpful for recovering from mild anxiety and/or depression which increases during the winter months. Use these diet and lifestyle approaches to improve your mood naturally.
Menopause sadly continues to be a taboo topic. My mother never discussed it, nor did any of my older friends, neither during nor after ‘The Change’. It is only recently, as I approach fifty, and many of my friends as well, that I start to hear women speak of the changes they are experiencing.
Depression is a physical illness, as well as a mental illness.
Diet and lifestyle changes can help alleviate not only the symptoms, but also increase physical AND mental resiliency.
Stress is ubiquitous in our modern 21st century living and burnout is constantly on the rise. With the WHOs recently announced acknowledgement that burnout is a serious factor to be dealt with, defining it as a "syndrome" specifically tied to "workplace stress", hopefully we can start effectively addressing this modern ailment that can have serious medical repercussions
The brain is the most nutrient-dependent, energy-dependent and toxin- and stress-vulnerable organ in the body. The gut and the brain are very tightly linked. In the gut-brain axis, damage to one is often damage to the other.