Today I would like to continue the discussion by introducing adaptogens. Adaptogens are plants which can come in the form of roots, leaves, mushrooms (technically fungi, I know) that can help your body normalize the stress chemicals you produce. This means that if your stress chemicals are high, these plants help lower them back to normal.Read More
Could a Little Magnesium Solve Your Problems?
I have recently been learning more and more about the mineral magnesium. I have even been supplementing with it and have been finding the benefits are changing my health in great ways! As most of my readers know, I am a foods first holistic nutrition consultant. I will always recommend you try to get the foods high in magnesium before supplements but according to Health Canada nearly half the population is deficient in magnesium.Read More
Who could use a little more energy?
One of the biggest complaints of the women that I work with is that they just don’t have enough energy. They struggle to get out of bed and moving in the morning and by the time they are done work and getting home to make themselves dinner they are wiped out. This leads a lot of them to reach for easy to prepare processed meals or going out for fast food. There must be an answer! Why are all these women SO tired?Read More
Just curious about who has made a resolution this year? It’s the last week of January and I’m wondering if you have stuck to it this far. Have you had support? Was it a BIG goal or a little change that you have made? I decided to make a list of goals for the year with one for each month. I have been able to keep my goals for the month but am struggling with patience and can see why people don’t typically make it to the end of the month for resolutions and give up before things get going.Read More