Does health have to do with just the present, or does it also involve sediments of the past or future? This may sound like a strange question because the future hasn’t happened yet, so how can you experience any effects from it today? But many of us think about the past and the future as if both these time periods share equal space with the present on a metaphoric couch of life.
This blog post, however, is not about mindfulnessRead More
Who do you eat with, and what dietary and health goals do they have? This question doesn’t often come up when people are making changes to their eating habits, but maybe it should.
Who you eat with, and what they eat can affect the way that you eat and support your own digestion. Friends, family, and significant others can be, but aren’t necessarily always a supportive influence when it comesRead 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
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 thatRead More