Food Allergies, Intolerances & Sensitivities: What's the difference?
Food allergies, intolerances, and sensitivities are increasingly common. Nut-free schools are commonplace, and the number of gluten-free foods are on the rise due to the fact that millions of Americans experience allergic reactions or sensitivities to foods every year. While most reactions are mild, some can be life-threatening and require emergency treatment or hospitalization. Food Allergies Food allergies are simply an abnormal response to food that’s triggered by your imm
The Gut-Brain Axis: Optimizing Your Gut Health Can Improve Your Mood
Imagine if eating differently could elevate your mood or improve your brain and mental health. (It can.) Or if reducing stress can also reduce gut symptoms. (It does.) Sounds interesting? Read more to learn all about the gut-brain axis and how you can leverage this new research to improve your gut and brain. The Gut-Brain Axis The intimate and complex connection between your gut and brain is called the gut-brain axis. Signals flow in both directions - from your brain down to
6 Steps to Boosting Your Brain Health
Are you having a harder time remembering things, staying focused on a certain task, or thinking clearly? You could be suffering from an inflamed brain. Thankfully, there are many things you can do to boost your brain health. Your brain is often referred to as the “control center” of your body. Beyond helping you to think, remember, and act clearly, your brain helps to regulate the rest of your body, like your breathing, temperature, hunger, and hormones. It’s important to kee