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Best and Worst Foods for Migraine Headaches

According to researchers from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, eating more fatty fish might reduce migraine headaches.  For anybody who struggles with migraines, you know this is a big deal. Anything that might reduce the frequency or intensity of migraines (as long as it’s low …

How Your Weight Affects Breast Health

Being overweight or obese puts you at an increased risk of developing breast cancer, but why? It might sound a bit science-y, but it all comes down to the metabolic patterns that accompany changes in body composition, like: Insulin resistance Increased estrogen levels Adipose tissue dysfunction (this means some fat cells produce chemical messengers that …

Curcumin for Hormonal Health

If you haven’t already fallen in love with curcumin, I’m about to give you one more compelling reason you should. Curcumin is the active compound in turmeric—the spice that makes curry its deep yellow color. Curcumin has powerful antioxidant properties and also influences inflammation in beneficial ways. People use curcumin for: Brain Health Mood Support …

7 Ways to Focus on Your Metabolic Health

If your metabolism has been out of whack, or you’re just interested in ways to make sure your metabolism stays healthy — I have some tips for you.   Ever since it was discovered just how intertwined gut health is with immune health, doctors and medical experts urge us to get metabolic health back on track. …

Eating Healthy Fats

Feeling confused about fats? Most people are. There’s lots of controversy (and misinformation) about this topic. So let’s start with what we can all agree on… Fats are not inherently bad. We need fat as an essential building block for our cells, our hormones, and our brain. But the types of fats we eat can …

What To Do When Diets Fail

Whether you vowed to follow a low-carb diet or exercise more, the most popular theme of New Years’ Resolutions is weight loss. That’s amazing, but… Most people who lose weight gain it back.  The statistics on this are pretty grim. A comprehensive review of 29 long-term weight loss studies found that more than half of …

5 Steps to Forming Healthy Habits

Still sticking to your New Years’ resolution? Only 25% of people stay committed to their resolutions after 30 days. Only 8% accomplish them.  Because here’s the thing. Breaking old habits and forming new ones is HARD. That said, there is solid research on how habits are formed and what we can do to be more …

How To Stop Stress In Its Tracks

It’s no secret that things are pretty stressful right now.  Nothing is exactly the way that it seems it should be.  So, I just want to give you a quick reminder of one of the BEST ways to relieve stress and feel like yourself again! GET MOVING Exercise is like a miracle when it comes …