Category Archives: Mood

That Halloween Sugar Rush and Your Body

With Halloween right around the corner, it’s almost impossible to escape all that sugar-laden candy, so it’s a good time to think about sugar and its effects on our bodies.  We all know that eating too much sugar isn’t good for us. Sugar contains no nutrients, it only contains calories that can lead to a […]

Physical Fitness Linked to Lowering Alzheimer’s Risk

People who are more physically fit are less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease, according to a recent study.  The study involved 649,605 military veterans with an average age of 61 who didn’t have Alzheimer’s disease at the start of the study. The participants were divided into five groups, from least fit to most fit. When […]

Signs of Bad Gut Health

When your gut is functioning properly, you have a healthy balance of beneficial bacteria, your body produces digestive enzymes, absorbs nutrients effectively, fights against bacteria and infections, and eliminates waste and unwanted substances efficiently. But what happens when your gut is not functioning as it should be and you have an imbalance of bacteria? Here […]

How Gut Health Impacts Our Bodies

You may think our digestive system is relatively simple. Food goes in, is broken down into nutrients that are absorbed, and then the waste is excreted. While that is true, emerging research has found that our gut has far-reaching effects on our entire body.  In fact, gut health is so important that some medical professionals […]