Stay Awake with these Quick and Healthy Foods

When you are feeling tired the first thing many people turn to is caffeine consumption. With the bombardment of marketing around energy drinks and high-caffeine beverages, it is easy to see why this is the first solution that comes to mind. However, caffeine and high-sugar beverages are far from the most nutritious options for thoseContinue reading “Stay Awake with these Quick and Healthy Foods”

Foods That Will Reduce Stomach Bloating

By Tonny Wandella Do you feel bloated? The finest of us are subject to it. Even while all forms of bloat are uncomfortable, not all bloating is the same. In reality, there are two distinct types: water bloat and gas bloat. After eating specific meals, typically beans, dairy, cruciferous vegetables like broccoli and cauliflower, orContinue reading “Foods That Will Reduce Stomach Bloating”

What’s an Unhealthy Gut? How Gut Health Affects You

Written by Megan Dix, RN, BSN  The gut microbiome The incredible complexity of the gut and its importance to our overall health is a topic of increasing research in the medical community. Numerous studies in the past two decades have demonstrated links between gut health and the immune system, mood, mental health, autoimmune diseases, endocrine disorders, skinContinue reading “What’s an Unhealthy Gut? How Gut Health Affects You”

11 foods that can help reduce the risk of dementia

By Francesca Williams Our brain is the control centre of our body. It keeps our heart beating, our lungs breathing, and allows us to move, think, and feel. While cognitive function can naturally slow down later in life, certain lifestyle factors, like diet, can impact our risk of age-related cognitive decline and dementia.  Interestingly, science has estimatedContinue reading “11 foods that can help reduce the risk of dementia”

What to Eat for Optimal Mental Health

BY UMA NAIDOO The food you eat can have just as profound an effect on your brain and your mental health as the drugs prescribed by your doctor. The reason: Your gut and your brain are in constant communication with each other. I once had a patient who was confused as to why I talked aboutContinue reading “What to Eat for Optimal Mental Health”