Momma, Feed Your Brain!

The Gut-Brain Connection: How To Feed Your Brain

 

If there was ever a call for “digestive health,” this is it!

 

gut brain.pngYes, it’s true. Your gut is considered your “second brain.”

 

There is no denying it anymore.

 

And because of the new scientific discoveries about the vagus nerve, the enteric nervous system, and the amazing influence your gut microbes can have, it’s no wonder what you eat feeds not only your body but can directly affect your brain. Continue reading “Momma, Feed Your Brain!”

Hard-wired for Health

Why am I so WIRED today?  Well, it wasn’t from too much coffee. It definitely wasn’t from energy drinks (NEVER!!!!). It wasn’t even from a rush of adrenaline…  It was in fact, literally being wired-up to check my heart health!

This wasn’t the topic I was going to write about this week, but after I left my doctor’s office today I was thinking about how often I’ve seen posts & articles about how women often miss the signs of serious health issues.  I’m not gonna lie… I’ve pulled the old “oh, I’m sure it’s nothing,” or “it will pass,” routine more than once in my lifetime. Continue reading “Hard-wired for Health”

A Calorie is a Calorie… wait, what???

Common Weight Loss Myths …   XX   Busted   XX

 

Weight loss advice is so common (and contentious) now. There are competing opinions everywhere. And let me be the first to say that what works for one person may or may not work for another person. As I often share with my clients/students “we are all made from the same stuff, but we are all put together differently.”

 

I say, forget about “who’s right” and let’s focus on “what’s right.” Because what gets results is what I’m focusing on in this post. Continue reading “A Calorie is a Calorie… wait, what???”

It’s Not as Simple as just “Good” & “Bad” 5 Cholesterol Myths and What to Eat Instead

 

Five Cholesterol Myths and What to Eat Instead

You knew there was a bit of an over-emphasis (borderlining obsession) about cholesterol, right?

 

Before we jump into some myths let’s make sure we’re on the same page when it comes to what exactly cholesterol is. Continue reading “It’s Not as Simple as just “Good” & “Bad” 5 Cholesterol Myths and What to Eat Instead”

Your Waist or Your Weight? Why Your Waist Circumference Matters More Than What You Weigh

You totally want to ditch your scale, don’t you?

(I did it a few years ago & man oh man, did it feel good!!!)

 

You may have this weird kind of relationship with your “weight”.

 

I mean, it doesn’t define you (obviously).

 

What you weigh can matter but only to a certain extent. Continue reading “Your Waist or Your Weight? Why Your Waist Circumference Matters More Than What You Weigh”

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