Whether you have been diagnosed with diabetes or just suffer from the occasional “hangry,” the holidays can wreak havoc on your blood sugar. This means worsening weight gain, sickly skin, and an inflammatory exacerbation of whatever chronic disease you might be fostering. With months of indulging, imbibing, and dealing with family and finances, it’s no wonder
Looking for summer fun that will also benefit your health? It may be as simple as spending quality time with your loved ones. We all know that having a good laugh with a dear friend feels good, but it turns out that the sense of support we get from interacting with our social networks also has many wide-ranging health benefits, including:
Plastic has been helpful by adding functionality to our modern lives (cars, polyester, medical supplies!), but certainly not for our health. Plastic molecules enter our bodies daily, most commonly through the food and water we drink, and they disrupt our endocrine system and affect our reproductive organs. This happens because
Do you remember when life was an adventure? When we couldn’t wait to jump out of bed in the morning and begin exploring? Everything was exciting, and play was at the center of our lives! Until we “grew up” that is, and play was considered more of a luxury, replaced by productivity, making a living and all of the pressure that comes along with adulthood.
Sugar cravings and addiction are something many people struggle with. Addiction to sugar often begins at a very young age due to the Standard American Diet (SAD) of processed foods. It’s no surprise sugar stimulates the
Every bite you take affects your health – by either feeding health or feeding disease. It seems simple.
Eating a variety of whole foods provides the nutrients your body needs to function, while frequent fast food frenzies provide little nutrition and can even strip your body of nutrient stores in an attempt to process those “food like substances.”