Adrenal Health

Part 3: “Why Do I Eat What I Eat?”

Posted by on Feb 8, 2013 in Adrenal Health, Chronic Fatigue, Health and Lifestyle, Increasing Energy, Stress | 0 comments

Part 3:  “Why Do I Eat What I Eat?”

Food can make you happy, and food can make you sad. The reality of the situation is we each have a unique relationship with food and the way that we eat it. Some people have a regimented approach and make sure to keep on track with their diet to stay within a specific weight range and body image. For these individuals, the regimen can become more stressful to follow during difficult times. Others can keep their figures regardless of what they eat. Some people are engaged in yo-yo

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Part 2: What to Eat for More Energy

Posted by on Feb 7, 2013 in Adrenal Health, Chronic Fatigue, Digestion, Food, Health and Lifestyle, Increasing Energy, Stress | 0 comments

Part 2:  What to Eat for More Energy

In the last article, we talked about when to eat for better energy throughout the day (and less overall food fatigue). Just a recap: Food fatigue is the term we use for what happens when your meals contribute to a tired feeling rather than an energized feeling. Food fatigue is becoming more common as people’s body’s and digestion are thrown off track by stress and other lifestyle factors.

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Part 1: When to Eat for More Energy

Posted by on Feb 7, 2013 in Adrenal Health, Digestion, Food, Health and Lifestyle, Increasing Energy, Stress | 0 comments

Part 1:  When to Eat for More Energy

Did you know that it’s not only what you eat that matters for good energy levels, but also when you eat it? The body needs nourishment at certain times more than others, and sometimes lifestyle factors can push us into the habit of eating when the body doesn’t need it, and not eating when the body does.

A clock hangs on your wall to tell you when it’s time for lunch and dinner, but there’s also an internal clock that

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Intro: Why Do I Feel Tired After Eating?

Posted by on Feb 6, 2013 in Adrenal Health, Chronic Fatigue, Digestion, Food, Health and Lifestyle, Increasing Energy, Stress | 0 comments

Intro:  Why Do I Feel Tired After Eating?

After eating a meal, you expect to feel energized and ready to be active. Then why is it that many people feel tired and ready for bed after eating food? To some extent, digesting food takes energy. If you are regularly tired after eating meals, however, it may be time to ask your body what it’s trying to tell you.

“Food fatigue” is becoming more common as people’s digestive and adrenal systems are working overtime to

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Weight Gain and Adrenal Imbalance

Posted by on Jan 19, 2013 in Adrenal Health, Stress, Weight | 0 comments

Weight Gain and Adrenal Imbalance

The words “Weight Gain” immediately click in the brain as something we do not want to see with our health. The words “Adrenal Imbalance” don’t necessarily have this swift effect. Let’s explore how adrenal imbalance and weight gain can be connected.

The adrenal glands are located above the kidneys and they produce the stress-related hormone called cortisol. Cortisol is a hormone that helps make sure we

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