Understanding the Gut Brain Connection

Have you ever had a gut-wrenching experience? There’s a reason they exist. The gastrointestinal tract is sensitive to emotions, anger, anxiety, sadness, etc. All of these emotional feelings can trigger symptoms in the gut.

The brain can directly affect the stomach. Thich is easily demonstrated by the feeling of hunger that we get at the very thought of eating something delicious. We can also feel nausea in the gut before giving a presentation or feel abdominal pain while we are stressing. If someone jumps in front of you, you have a physical reaction, perhaps sweaty palms and a clenched stomach. Continue reading “Understanding the Gut Brain Connection”

10 Healthiest Food Trends for 2018

We’re well into 2018. How is your New Year’s resolution going? Wait, before you answer, you need to learn more about the healthiest diet trends for 2018. If you are tired of avocados and apple cider vinegar, then you will welcome these delicious yet balanced foods and drinks. Don’t feel bad if you are struggling to lose weight or eat better this year. After you get hip to these hot Continue reading “10 Healthiest Food Trends for 2018”

How You Can Boost the Nutrient Density of Your Meals

If you find yourself eating the same dull things every day, it may be time to mix it up and take your diet up a notch. We are constantly scrolling through Pinterest looking up recipes and pinning them to our boards, but how often is it that we start trying new things. The best way is to start small and ramp up what you already got. Continue reading “How You Can Boost the Nutrient Density of Your Meals”

Blood Sugar Levels Explained

A blood sugar level is the measurement of the amount of sugar that is present in your blood. The levels change throughout the day based on food, exercise, and even time of day. Sugars are measured in millimeters per deciliter of Continue reading “Blood Sugar Levels Explained”

Got Pain All Over Your Body? Don’t Ignore These Symptoms

Got Pain All Over Your Body?  But don’t understand why? While fatigue may be a probable cause, it may also be fibromyalgia – a mysterious disease that doctors around the world argue about. Continue reading “Got Pain All Over Your Body? Don’t Ignore These Symptoms”

Scientific Research Shows That Children Shouldn’t Be Eating These Hot Dogs

An article published by Reuters pointed to a correlation between certain foods and leukemia risk, but not necessarily to cause and effect.It was in the online journal BMC Cancer where researchers studied 515 Taiwanese children and teenagers with and without acute leukemia. Continue reading “Scientific Research Shows That Children Shouldn’t Be Eating These Hot Dogs”

Top 10 Uncomfortable Situations and How to Deal with Them

Life is full of awkward and uncomfortable moments. We can’t avoid them altogether, but we can handle them with grace. Here are ten Continue reading “Top 10 Uncomfortable Situations and How to Deal with Them”

These Hilarious Cartoons Will Made You Laugh Out Loud!

No matter what my age is, I still look for the funny sections in the newspaper. What can I say? I like smiling, and at times, bursting into laughter too. Continue reading “These Hilarious Cartoons Will Made You Laugh Out Loud!”

Flat Abs Slideshow: 9 Tips for Flat Abs

No. 1: Improve Your Posture

Slouch and your stomach pooches. Straighten up, and your tummy looks trimmer without breaking a sweat! For better posture, align your ears over Continue reading “Flat Abs Slideshow: 9 Tips for Flat Abs”

5 Moves That Can Strengthen Flabby Skin

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If you have recently had a child or gone on a healthy diet that has helped you lose some excess weight, chances are you may have noticed that you have saggy, flabby skin on your body. There is nothing to be ashamed of, it happens to almost everyone. Continue reading “5 Moves That Can Strengthen Flabby Skin”