mental health

The link between gut bacteria and mood

There more bacteria cells in our bodies that human cells, I know the idea of having trillions of bacteria paired with viruses and fungi inside our bodies is not so sexy, but it is important to understand that not all bacteria are bad; Bacteria can be harmful, but some species of bacteria are needed to keep us healthy.

Circadian rhythm, sleep and overeating

Not sleeping enough impacts our ability to regulate our emotions, appetite and food choices, which increase the likelihood of both overeating and consuming unhealthy foods. On the other hand, poor food choices during the day may affect how well we sleep.

Tips to cope with holiday stress and overeating

Finding a balance between eating healthy and having your favourites homemade Christmas cookies can be a real challenge, especially if you spend too much time indoors with mostly unhealthy foods around you.