After eating a large meal, it’s common to experience a food coma. You may feel extreme fatigue, lethargy, bloating, heaviness, and a strong desire to hit the couch for a nap. This post-meal haze isn’t just in your head. It’s a real condition called postprandial somnolence that has baffled scientists for years.
Ever get a “gut feeling?” Or feel sick to your stomach when you hear bad news? These are physical signs of the intricate connection you have between your brain and your gut! This connection, called the gut-brain axis, does far more than trigger your instincts. It also has an impact on your energy, immunity, and mental health.
You may have heard the ancient saying, “Let food be thy medicine, and let medicine be thy food.” Well, Hippocrates’s famous wise words still hold true today. Perhaps even more so, considering how our food quality and diets have shifted over the centuries.
Healthy Fall Recipe: Make My Immune-Boosting Turmeric Chicken Soup! There’s nothing better than a warm bowl of chicken soup when you’re feeling under the weather. From old wives’ tales to ancient medical traditions to modern research, everyone agrees: chicken soup has healing powers.
What if I told you “all diets are simply bogus except for…?” Stay with me here for a second! We know good nutrition is one of the main keys to a healthy lifestyle. There are many arguments about which diet is best for you.
Since fruits are high in water, fiber, and vitamins, they are known to be the healthier option than other high sugar foods. If you’re looking to have more energy, lose weight for good, or cut back on sugar and carbs, you would do well to limit the number of high sugar fruits you eat.
You’ve probably seen wheatgrass popping up everywhere! From juice bars to health food stores, what’s all the hype for exactly? Did you know that wheatgrass is prepared from the freshly sprouted leaves of the common wheat plant known as Tritium aestivum?
According to Science Daily, over 95% of the world’s population has health problems, with over a third having more than five ailments. Science continuously proves that food is and always will be your best medicine to prevent diseases and improve your current health status.
I had the pleasure of recently being interviewed by a well known author, speaker, and spiritual mentor- Sunny Dawn Johnston, (or “SDJ”). During an hour-long interview, I answered the most common hormone questions and discussed three natural ways to balance hormones, increase energy, and improve healthy aging.