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Stress is affecting your brain much more than you think. Sure, you’ve experienced the distraction, forgetfulness, negativity or anxiety that comes from stressful situations, but did you know it’s also shrinking your brain?
Hormones released in response to stress not only affect brain...
When we're exposed to a stressful event the fight-or-flight response is immediately activated. In response, stress hormones such as cortisol, adrenaline and noradrenaline come pouring out. They stimulate the release of glucose, fats and proteins into the blood stream to provide the body...
Do you ever find that no matter how much you exercise regularly or eat healthy, there's that bit of stomach fat you just cannot get rid of? You may think you got dealt a lousy genetic hand when it came to fat distribution, but what you might not know is that chronic fat around your midsection is...
WHY IS GLYCEMIC INDEX IMPORTANT?
The glycemic index is an invaluable tool in making snack and meal choices. Choosing foods that are lower glycemic can help to:
- stabilize blood glucose levels
- minimize stress on the body
- reduce body fat
- fuel the brain for optimal performance
- balance energy
When trying to make healthy changes to our diets we may think we have to completely cut out many of the foods we enjoy. Unfortunately, cutting out the things we love often means we don’t keep the changes for very long because it makes Sneaky Pete totally freak out!
14 Proven (And Simple) Ways To Improve Your Sleep
Are you having a hard time GETTING to sleep or STAYING asleep? Or god forbid...BOTH?