Well Balanced brain food

The internet is full of contradicting information and all or nothing diet plans that can only get us in a tizzy. What you feed your brain matters! We strive to provide you with the best “brain food” on our blog: inspirational, encouraging, and evidence-based. Take a look around!

Breaking Free from Burnout: Insights from “Burnout” by Amelia and Emily Nagoski

Are you struggling to keep up with the demands of life, feeling constantly drained, even disconnected, yet you just keep going because somehow it feels that you aren't doing enough? If so, "Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle" by Amelia Nagoski and Emily...

Cuban Vegetable Salad

Cuban Vegetable Salad - A Bright, Healthy, and Colorful Dish Summer means lots of parties, cookouts, and time by the water. Want to WOW your friends and your taste buds? This Cuban Vegetable Salad bursts with vibrant colors and flavors, reflecting the lively spirit of...

Unlocking The Secrets Of Emotions: A Dive Into “How Emotions Are Made” By Lisa Feldman Barrett

Navigating the world of emotions can feel like trying to solve a puzzle without all the pieces. If you've ever wondered how emotions really work, Lisa Feldman Barrett’s book, "How Emotions are Made," offers insights that will help you understand them in a whole new...

Easy No-Cook Vanilla Cinnamon Granola

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIHSy3nTcS8 Granola is a great way to kick start your energy for the day! This one has all the good stuff. If you have a nut allergy, just replace walnuts with sunflower seeds or pumpkin seeds. Ingredients: 1 cup walnuts,...

Chickpea Butternut Squash Soup: Wholesome Goodness In A Bowl

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ht3ksMreNWQ Are you in the mood for a hearty soup filled with nutritional goodness? This is the one for you! Our vegan-friendly chickpea, butternut squash, and corn soup is a warm embrace on a chilly evening. Packed with the goodness of...

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How Food Affects Mood

How Food Affects Mood

Our food choices determine the type of bacteria in our gut which in turn influences the messages sent to our brain, thanks to the gut-brain axis. If we eat foods that promote healthy bacteria, our gut will communicate messages to the brain that improve our mood and vice versa.

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What are IBS elimination diets?

What are IBS elimination diets?

The goal of an IBS elimination diet is to remove potentially problematic foods temporarily to heal and rest the gut, then methodically add them back in to detect which foods are likely triggering symptoms.

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