Digestion

Part 4: “Where Do I Eat, and Does it Affect Digestion?”

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

Part 4:  “Where Do I Eat, and Does it Affect Digestion?”

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.

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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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Healthy Skin From the Gut

Posted by on Jan 17, 2013 in Digestion, Skin Health | 0 comments

Healthy Skin From the Gut

Healthy skin and digestive health are related. How?

The lining of the digestive tract is similar to your outer skin in that it interacts with the outside environment. Its lining comes into constant contact with food and other things that you consume from the outside world.

We often look in the mirror and notice when our skin seems dry, oily, blemished, or just plain irritated. Although we can’t look into a mirror to see our digestive

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