Posts by madcap

August 2019 Nutrition Newsletter

The recent updates to the nutrition facts label show off a new, cleaner design that’s meant to make it easier to quickly identify useful information. The updates also reflect the most recent scientific research on the links between food choices and chronic disease so that you can make healthy, great-tasting choices for you and your…

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Low Fodmaps Diet 101

Yet another diet?! Well, this one is meant to be used in a therapeutic manner to decrease the symptoms of digestive issues, rather than how you might think of a typical “diet” where weight loss or body composition changes are the desired outcome.  Let’s take a closer look at why someone might consider following a…

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Help! I Overeat – and I Don’t Know Why?!

Do you ever start eating when you’re feeling upset or stressed, even though you aren’t even hungry? Do you ever start eating just because it helps you feel better emotionally – kind of like a warm blanket? If you answered yes to either of these questions, you might be an emotional eater – often combined…

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Online Fitness Membership – How Can They Help You?

With busy schedules getting in the way of your fitness, it’s quite a challenge to lose weight. But instead of relying on supplements alone, it’s time to hold yourself accountable through online weight loss programs. It’s a fact that a lot of people can’t go to the gym regularly. It could be their schedule or…

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Skin Health & Beauty Benefits of Collagen

Collagen has become a buzzword in the wellness world, particularly when it comes to beauty, skin health, and stopping the signs of aging in their tracks. Collagen can now be found in everything from beauty and skin products to food products, like bone broth and powdered hydrolyzed collagen supplements. You may have noticed your favorite…

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Hormone Re-balancing Diet Tips

People lead stressful and busy lives – that’s an unfortunate but undeniable fact these days. Then, when you factor in a poor diet and/or lack of adequate nutrition, it’s no wonder that disorders of the metabolic and endocrine systems are becoming the new norm! Your hormones – the body’s chemical messengers – are involved in…

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Holistic Happiness: Ways to De-Stress Naturally

Stress in any form can wreak havoc on your health. During a stressful situation, the brain experiences chemical and physical changes that affect overall functioning. “Fight or flight” hormones are released by the adrenal glands, resulting in rapid heart rate, higher blood pressure and a weakened immune system. Addressing stress early on can limit the…

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