How Do Nutrients Help Fight Fatigue?
Tired and run down? Relying on energy drinks and caffeine to make it through the day? Listen to my Dietitian Central talk about how nutrient deficiencies and insufficiencies could be contributing to those low energy levels.
- Are there any research studies relevant identifying a relationship between the microbiome and Fatigue?
- Can herbal supplements and/or holistic treatments reduce symptoms?
- Does vitamin C play a role in fighting Fatigue?
- Is there a relationship between a vegan diet and Fatigue?
- Poor sleep is something that causes a lot of low energy levels. Do you talk about sleep?
- What are the best types of protein food sources that help fight Fatigue?
- What are your thoughts about supplements vs. food?
- What are your thoughts on following the Mediterranean diet to alleviate symptoms of Fatigue?
- What role does caffeine or other stimulants play with Fatigue?
- Where does fibromyalgia fit into the picture?
- Would a gluten-free diet be helpful for fatigue?
The Beauty of Bitters: Why Your Digestive Enzymes are Missing the Point
Do you have ‘Bitter Deficiency Syndrome’?
Bitter foods help us to stimulate our own digestive juices, vital for breaking down our food efficiently. Before you pop another antacid or digestive enzyme, let’s talk about ‘Bitter’: the ‘forgotten flavor’ for healthy digestion.
Why bitter matters, why we’re not getting enough, the impact of bitter on our digestion (hint: it helps us to make more digestive enzymes) & how to start building more into your diet!
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