How to change your thoughts about weight loss ideas
Clients, family, and friends are often asking me for weight loss ideas. In our society, there is such an emphasis on looking a certain way and the idea that if you follow someone, or eat the way they eat then you will automatically look the way they look. This is an unfortunate lie that most people have been sold.
Serotonin and The Gut
Nine times out of ten we tend to choose foods that are easy to prepare which in turn may be higher in salt, fat, and sugar.
Essential Fatty Acids and Mental Health
There are two essential fatty acids that come to mind when discussing the average American diet. You may have heard them called, “Omega-3s.” EPA and DHA (Eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid).
Emotions and Holiday Eating
When I think back to family holidays or events, one thing stays with me. Anxiety. Anxious about who will say something to my kids, or who will potentially judge me for what I feed them?
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
What I mean is social anxiety…dun, dun, dun (cue the scary music)! I will fill you in on what I have found helpful and what science says works!
From Self-Deprecation to Self-Care
We know that it can be difficult to take time out of your routine for yourself but once you do you know you ALWAYS feel better.
Phosphatidylserine and Sleep
Phosphatidylserine is a phospholipid. It is a building block for the formation of cell membranes throughout the body
Caffeine and Anxiety
Being anxious is a normal reaction to stress, but those with an anxiety disorder may experience excessive fear.
Physical vs. Emotional Hunger
There is a clear difference when it comes to eating because we are actually hungry vs. eating to soothe an emotion or feeling. Let’s break it down.
Microbiota and Mood
We know that stress can alter our gut microbiota in a negative way. A little stress can be good, it makes us more alert but chronic stress takes a toll on the body in a negative way.