“Stress Less” Mineral

“Stress Less” Mineral

One morning this week, I opened up the May calendar to add a couple more items to it and then flipped it over to show my husband and said, “Just wanted to give you a warning.” Does this sound similar to your life right now? This time of year is just plain nuts. So, I...
4 Steps to Reduce Sugar

4 Steps to Reduce Sugar

Over the past few weeks we have discussed just how highly addictive sugar is, the impacts of sugar and we have talked about its connection to our emotions. Today, to finish up our series on sugar, I want to talk through four steps to help you start to remove sugar...
Sugar = Happiness, right?

Sugar = Happiness, right?

  Over the past two weeks we have discussed how addictive sugar is and how sugar leads to a long list of chain reactions when we are on the blood sugar roller coaster. We may know all of this, in fact, we may know exactly how detrimental eating sugar – out of...
The Blood Sugar Roller Coaster

The Blood Sugar Roller Coaster

  From last week’s blog post, we know that sugar is highly addictive and in fact, more addictive than cocaine. So, I don’t think it is too much of a reach to say that sugar is a drug. Today, let’s dive into how your body processes sugar and some of those impacts....
Sugar:  The First Step

Sugar: The First Step

  Once upon a time, there was a young girl, about 10 or 11. She would head home after school with great anticipation of a completely empty house for a full hour and a pantry full of goodies just waiting. The pantry was a kid’s paradise with a dedicated shelf...