We live in a very stressful world, no one can dispute this. Currently there are 40 million Americans suffering from some anxiety related disorder ranging from mild to severe. Though it is still taboo to discuss mental health issues openly as one is viewed as "weak", many people report feeling some level of anxiety, which leads me to believe that a lot more of us are walking around anxious and stressed than we think.Read More
I received some interesting health news earlier this week which provided some much needed insight into why I'd been feeling a certain way lately.
Aside from my rather busy schedule, I've been feeling tired, moody, unable to focus, kind of down, etc. Symptoms I was mostly ignoring, attributing my relatively busy lifestyle to them. Okay, very busy lifestyle.Read More
The idea for this post came to me from my mom. She recently found out that she has too much acidity in her stomach. Doctors mentioned that her best bet is to start taking medication and also focusing on more alkaline foods. Love the second part, but not so much the first.Read More
Yes, I know you're going to say: "yeah, yeah, yet another thing, I need to do", but there's something to be said about mindful eating. Ask yourself these questions: "How do you feel when you're eating while stressed? Do you taste your food?Read More
By now we know that the gut microbiome is crucial to our health and well being and plays a vital role in keeping the body in homeostasis. We are also very familiar with the importance of eating probiotic rich foods, but what we put on our body can have a drastic effect on our skin's microbiome and our overall wellness.Read More
If you're confused about the myriad articles on the web telling you to eat tons of fiber, tons of grains, dairy etc. Please be skeptical. Always question, who is funding the online sources that are publishing these articles. Is it a big Agra company that has interest in making people buy their products?Read More