How your gut affects your mood, and food affects your gut, so food affects mood! Learn all about the science behind the gut-brain axis, and why the gut is considered your second brain.
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The Gut Check Ep 04: Depression
(You can watch the YouTube video below, or listen On-the-go with the Podcast here) Depression is a web of cause and effect, internal and external factors. In this Gut Check Episode 4, Andee and I hit an overview of things we can do from various perspectives: mindset and self talk, nutrients and foods, movement and posture,Continue reading “The Gut Check Ep 04: Depression”
Article Summary: The Five Things That Happen to Your Body When You Quit Working Out
When you stop working out (even for just a week or two): Blood pressure increases (within a day, potentially!) You develop insulin resistance (body converts sugar into fat rather than using it as energy) Muscle size can shrink within a week (but not necessarily strength) VO2 max drops (ability to utilize oxygen well. “for everyContinue reading “Article Summary: The Five Things That Happen to Your Body When You Quit Working Out”