Diet and Nutrition

Leaky Gut Syndrome

Leaky gut is a condition that causes many health problems, yet it’s rarely talked about in the media or in doctors’ offices. As a matter of fact, many people have this condition but have no clue! Here’s a look at…Continue Reading →

Amino acids, protein and neurotransmitters are important for a sense of well being

NEUROTRANSMITTERS ARE THE BRAIN LINK TO SMOOTH BRAIN FUNCTION WHAT ARE NEUROTRANSMITTERS? NEUROTRANSMITTERS: Chemicals that are released at the end of a nerve cell when a nerve impulse arrives there. They diffuse across the gap to the next cell and…Continue Reading →

The Process of Stress

 When the brain perceives a stressful event, it responds by stimulating hormonal glands throughout the body to release hormones. Adrenaline and cortisol are two of these hormones. Adrenaline causes that excited feeling, and cortisol is responsible for how our body…Continue Reading →

Cardiovascular Disease

ATHEROSCLEROSIS AND HYPERTENSION Atherosclerosis is a process in which fatty substances (cholesterol and triglycerides) are deposited in the walls of medium to large arteries, eventually leading to the blockage of that artery. Hypertension is high blood pressure. The two are…Continue Reading →