Anxiety, Nutrition and Stress

By focusing on eating nutrient-rich foods, you can give yourself a big hand in reducing, or possibly eliminating, anxiety. In today’s show, I’ll help shed light on how nutrition, anxiety and stress impact each other. The Anxiety and Depression Association of America states that Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older, or 18% of the population.

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Boost your brain, heart and liver with choline

If you’re an avid learner, value using your brain in your work, or trying to support growing kids who need all the brain boost they can get, this post is for you. Choline is making a buzz around the public health hive for good reason. Your body needs it to support a healthy brain and memory; to promote normal cellular activity; to allow for nutrient transportation; and to maintain a healthy liver.

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GAPS diet to help brain, gut, mental health

The GAPS diet has worldwide fans who use it to help gut disorders, autism, learning disorders, mood disorders, and mental illness. This is known as Gut and Psychology Syndrome. I asked Penelope Ferguson, a Certified GAPS practitioner and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, to help explain the GAPS diet in a podcast interview (her description below). Gut and Psychology Diet origins: It is a nutrition system developed by Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride.

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#8: How Food Affects Your Mood

About 15 million Americans suffer depression each year, and antidepressants are the most commonly prescribed medications. Clearly it’s an issue that touches so many people. But as an all-natural-kind of gal, I love to see research linking diet with depression. The general idea comes as no surprise, since most of us have learned in experiments with our own bodies that gobs of junk food usually means brain fog, moodiness and general discomfort. The Standard

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Boost your energy everyday

Has your energy abandoned you, leaving only a memory of better days? Bummer-deal energy or bad news health don’t have to conclude your fate! Here are simple, fool-proof strategies to for reclaiming your super-charge by fueling our body, mind and purpose every day. Meet our expert Laurie Erdman knows the story of fatigue and ill-health. What’s amazing is that she turned her MS diagnosis into an opportunity to re-write her health story. Once a high-powered attorney, she is now a health crusader, helping people rewrite their own health stories. In this interview, she talks shop with me on a lot.

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