As Atlas held up the sky (aka celestial sphere), no doubt he started noticing how his upper back muscles started aching, his legs felt like buckling at the knees, and his spirit felt trodden on beneath all the weight. Maybe the thought passed through his mind, “Now–is this a healthy way to live? Is it worth the sacrifice? Zeus, get a life!” Zeus, by the way, is the one who punished Atlas with the task of holding the sky up on his shoulders.Read More
You may notice that when eating in a busy or hectic environment, there are times when you finish the meal and don’t remember the sensations of actually eating it. The plate is empty, but you don’t remember enjoying the smell of the food, the taste, or even the feeling of fullness. Though the food is already in your digestive system, the satisfaction of having eaten becomes lost and may leave your body feeling like something is lacking.Read More
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-yoRead More
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.Read More
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 toRead More