The Surprising Role of Food in Mood
Jul27

The Surprising Role of Food in Mood

Have you ever heard the term ‘hangry’? It means you are hungry/angry – you’ve got a bad mood that is directly related to being hungry. I get hangry from time to time and it makes me irritable, frustrated and demanding. It’s the lack of food that results in my bad mood just as the consumption of certain foods can cause it to change. I’m talking about your mom’s delicious casserole that takes you back to your childhood or a hot...

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3 Easy Ways To Be Healthy
Jul25

3 Easy Ways To Be Healthy

Is being healthy inconvenient? And is it actually far more convenient to be unhealthy? We know what’s convenient: Getting a nice warm burger with a cup of fizz and some fries at the drive through… Roaming Facebook… Sitting and watching one of 50 channels of Pay TV for the whole night. But these days convenient doesn’t equal unhealthy. There are just as many healthy convenient options as there are unhealthy ones! It’s all about...

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6 Foods You’ve Probably Never Tried But Should
Jul24

6 Foods You’ve Probably Never Tried But Should

Do you consider yourself to be adventurous with food? I don’t know if I would call myself ‘adventurous’ but I have tried many different, what some might call strange, foods. I love to travel and one of my favorite things to do is try local food. I’ve had chicken hearts, beef liver, and various exotic fruits I’ve managed to get my hands on, and I always order something I haven’t tried before off the menu. My exploration of weird and...

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Why A High Fat Diet May Be Just What Your Body Ordered
Jul24

Why A High Fat Diet May Be Just What Your Body Ordered

Fat has been given a bad rap. For the past twenty years the food industry has been rampantly advertising fat-free products and the media has popularized YouTube videos to help us “see which celebrities have gotten fat.” We’ve been given the impression that the way to become thin is by avoiding fat and we’ve therefore developed a fear of consuming it. Despite the growing availability of products that are low in fat,...

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The 7 Things No one Taught You in Medical School (and Why They’re Sorry They Didn’t)
Jul20

The 7 Things No one Taught You in Medical School (and Why They’re Sorry They Didn’t)

Health and Medical Science has come far in the last several decades, yet medical curriculum is lagging behind much of the now accepted and documented methods for promoting health. Diet is an excellent example. Although diet can affect everything from blood thickness to heart disease, headaches and diabetes, medication rather than diet is often the medical go-to to treat these symptoms and illnesses.     What You Need to Know...

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