The holidays… a time for love, laughter, family, and celebration. It’s also a time for rich foods, festive treats, busy hustle and bustle, late nights, and overindulgence. Don’t get us wrong, we love the holidays! But we also love to feel good, and keep a healthy balance for our minds, bodies, and immune systems. Included in all this, and possibly the most important thing to protect, is our gut health.
If you’re looking for posts that give you tips about staying healthy, then you’ve come to the right place! Here you’ll find information about healthy diet and lifestyle habits that can help you boost immunity and keep your body strong!
As this time of year approaches, it’s common for many people to ditch their healthy eating lifestyle and give into the temptations of the season. The good news is that we can still cleanse our bodies between the holidays. Focusing on clean-eating habits along with some powerful detoxing regimens will certainly make us feel better.
Whether you’re a huge fan of asparagus, or haven’t given it much thought, you should be adding it to your plate. It’s an extremely nutrient dense, antioxidant food that is low in calories and can be prepared in a variety of delicious ways. We have a list of asparagus recipes that will fill you up without weighing you down.
Adrenal glands are involved in cortisol release and regulating your response to stress. When functioning correctly, they give you a boost of energy when you need it the most. Under chronic stress, they can go into overdrive, which can cause a variety of unwanted symptoms like exhaustion, digestive issues, body aches and so much more. It’s important to support your adrenal glands, and you can start by eat the right foods to help keep them functioning properly.
Did you know that the average heart beats 2.5 billion times over its lifetime? Your heart has a huge job and is constantly working for you and needs the proper fuel to keep going. With heart disease being the #1 leading cause of death among adults of all ages in this country, it’s important to maintain a healthy heart. The good news, however, is that there are plenty of diet changes you can make to help encourage a healthier heart.
There’s a direct and very complex connection between our gut and our brain. Whatever happens in the brain is mirrored in the gut — and whatever goes on in our gut influences our brain. Gut bacteria actually produces neurotransmitters that affect your mood, stress, and anxiety. Here are some ways you can improve your mood starting with your gut.