Category Archives: Stress Management

Remedies To Help Leaky Gut

What is Leaky Gut Syndrome? Too many of us are living under high stress; from high-pressure jobs, financial issues, dilemmas with kids and relationships or family health problems—all adding strain and extra obligations in a hyper-paced world. We also tend to eat for convenience, to please our taste buds or to appease our moods versus eating for nutrition and good health. This dangerous combination can wreak havoc on our digestive system, and when paralleled with certain genetic profiles or dietary sensitivities, some individuals may experience what is called leaky gut syndrome or intestinal hyperpermiability. In short, the lining of the intestines Read More...

8 Ways to Reduce Cortisol Naturally

What is cortisol? Cortisol is the primary stress hormone secreted by the 2 cap-sized glands that are located on top of your kidneys in response to stress. It has been described as a low-grade adrenaline. This hormone assists in “fight-or-flight” situations. Its job is to quickly convert stored energy sources in the body into usable energy. Today, as a society, we are stressing over bills, going to work, relationships, poor food choices, dehydration, overtraining with exercise, lack of adequate sleep, among others. Every time the body becomes stressed, cortisol is released. This chronic elevation in cortisol is extremely detrimental to a person’s Read More...

Increase Your Quality of Life

When you invest in your health, you look good, feel good, live longer and live more fully. Choosing the healthy way is choosing a better quality of life. Developing a healthy routine means that it will eventually become a healthy habit. The key to success is to make it easy and make it fun! Good Nutrition 5 or more servings of fruits and vegetables a day Cut out fatty foods (except for healthy fats like avocados, seeds and nuts) Keep your protein lean Cook with oils such as olive or sunflower Limit your salt Stay Hydrated Take Miracle Choice Multi-Vitamin to help bridge the nutrient gap in your daily diet A Read More...