Why Eating Dark Chocolate is a Great Stress Reducing Food During a Crisis

Eating dark chocolate has been linked to improved cognition, better mood, better cardiovascular health, and stress reduction. Exactly how, why and how much chocolate do we need to eat to experience these benefits? The good news is it doesn’t take much. If you are a chocolate lover to start, then you are already familiar with… Read more »

COVID-19 Survival Guide: 10 Tips on how to Eat, Drink, Stay Fit and Lose a Few Pounds during this pandemic

  1) Establish a routine that works best for you and stick to it. Whether it is eating 3 meals a day and 1 or 2 snacks, or having 5 or 6 small meals per day, or doing intermittent fasting. Whatever it is have a system that is continuous.   2) Listen to your body. Eat… Read more »

Being Proactive vs. Reactive During a Crisis is Imperative

Proactivity is essential to stopping the spread of Covid 19, ie; wearing masks and using hand sanitizer, practicing social distancing, and good hand hygiene are examples. Being proactive in all areas of our lives as we embrace a temporary new normal, is essential for maintaining optimal mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual health. Examples of maintaining… Read more »

5 Effective Ways to Curb Sugar Cravings That Really Work

When people crave sugar, they tend to reach for simple carbs like candy, cookies, or ice cream. If you swap those empty calories for high nutrient dense snacks, they will stop your sugar cravings in its tracks. The best thing to do is manage your sugar cravings efficiently rather than try to make them go… Read more »

Thyroid Enhancing Foods vs. Thyroid Suppressing Foods. How do they impact your Metabolism?

Your thyroid is butterfly-shaped gland located in your neck. This gland is responsible for several essential bodily functions, including regulating metabolism, mood, energy, heart rate, blood pressure, and body temperature. The thyroid produces Thyroxine which is producing thyroid hormones.   However, when the thyroid is underactive (or produces too little thyroid hormone) regular function can suffer, weight fluctuates,… Read more »