Cortisol is an important hormone in the body that plays a role in metabolism, stress handling, and immunity. Prolonged stress not only depletes this precious hormone, but leads to imbalances in energy, cravings, immunity, and the sleep-wake cycle.
Human beings evolved the ability to store nutrients during times of abundance so that we could use them during times of famine. We now have a body adapted to scarcity and live in the modern world which consists of abundance and excess. In modern Western society our tendency is to accumulate physical possessions and feed […]
Just so you know, it’s taken me decades to improve my diet. Growing up, I drank plenty of soda, ate donuts every weekend, and fast food several times per week. I still love sugar and baked goods- I just don’t eat as much as I used to. We are all plenty educated about what to […]