Two things have ramped up this second trimester: I am hungry ALL the time and I often don’t have the energy or patience when this happens to do anything about it. Leading, of course, to the hangriness. One thing I am actually doing differently now to alleviate this problem is my own version of meal-prepping.… Continue reading Meal Prepping!
Let’s talk bacteria, viruses and fungi for a minute. We often shed a negative light on these microscopic creatures, but they aren’t all bad. In fact, trillions of them, and they serve a very positive purpose: to help us survive. Our gut microbiome has many tasks to keep us healthy, so it is thought that… Continue reading Mind-Gut Connection: The Gut Microbiome
Often times, I hear people say things like: “I have gained weight. I gotta get back to the gym.” “I’ve been going to the gym every day for weeks and nothing is changing!” My first thought in response to these statements is: … Continue reading Fitness Starts in the Kitchen