• 5 Eat on the go healthy foods
    Food For Better Health

    5 On The Go Foods Which Reduce Holiday Stress

    As we approach Christmas and another New Year, most of us are experiencing higher levels of stress.  Between shopping, decorations, family commitments and preparing food – it is hard to control anxiety, much less what you are eating. Unfortunately, the American Psychological Association reports 40% of Americans stress eat, regularly. These statistics are only amplified during the holiday season. The APA’s study confirms, people seem to recognize stress can have an impact on health, but they do not necessarily take action to prevent stress or manage it well. Time management seems to be the most popular excuse.  Grabbing high-fat, sugar-filled processed food is easy and convenient, especially for families with…

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    5 Food Remedies for Insomina

    What is insomnia? Insomnia is clinically diagnosed as difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep.  Symptoms include: Difficulty falling asleep when tired Waking up often during the night or having trouble going back to sleep Waking up too early in the morning Feeling tired upon waking Most cases of insomnia are acute insomnia, which is only a short-term issue; however, chronic insomnia is diagnosed when a patient has insomnia at least three nights a week for a month or longer. Biology of insomnia Our bodies produce Serotonin – a natural chemical in our central nervous system, which makes us feel calm or happy.  When it gets dark outside, our bodies naturally turn serotonin…