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As Valentine’s Day approaches, let’s tackle a topic affecting women everywhere: HEART HEALTH. There are 2 sides to this heart health coin [the emotional + the clinical] and it’s critical to consider both to experience the intoxicating freedom and joy of a healthy heart! From a clinical standpoint, heart disease is the number one killer [ continue reading → ]

At long last the pendulum has swung away from the fear of fat with the help of robust literature to propel it’s direction. However, as nutrition advice shifts, the details are not always clear. Where is the active woman’s roadmap for fat? Quality standards are easy to find but timing and amount? Not so easy [ continue reading → ]

Chilly weather, darker days and the fluster of holiday stress are all at the forefront of our lives. Thankfully, there are foods that are powerful enough to warm you up and provide you with the emotional “life jacket” you need to stay afloat- remaining calm, focused and happy for the holidays. Better yet, these foods [ continue reading → ]

I like to think I’m not addicted to sugar; but lately, I am less convinced of this fact as I have inadvertently been opening the fridge late at night looking for that sweet “something.” With all the holiday parties and gay happy meetings, I’ve mindlessly consumed more than my fair share of crackers, cookies and [ continue reading → ]

Morning routines have the capacity to set the tone for the day both emotionally and physically. Your morning food choices are especially important because they influence the quality of your energy, the stability of your mood and intensity of sugar cravings. The simple addition of fiber in the form of flax seeds, chia seeds, hemp [ continue reading → ]

Autoimmunity is one of those intimidating words in the medical world. Am I right? The tricky thing about autoimmunity is how stealthily the symptoms sneak up and seem to “suddenly” attack. At first blush this may feel very discouraging. I’m here to tell you [from personal experience-mind you] that autoimmunity can be spotted far before [ continue reading → ]

Every year a new health trend takes the market by storm. Some offer fantastic health benefits with sound science backing their claims, while others are just a passing fad. 2018 promises to be no different and some new health agents are dominating the scene. Enter NOOTROPICS. For many of you, this is likely a new [ continue reading → ]

Insomnia is a BIG deal! It’s definitely not worth ignoring. We hinted at the many consequences of insomnia in our last blog. We know how it affects us, and most of our friends too. But… what is it? In our fast-paced lives the effects of insomnia touch us all in some way. With 48% of [ continue reading → ]

We all know the frustration of a sleepless night. We toss and turn as our minds take this most inopportune time to dissect and analyze everything from the minor tiff we had with a friend to the pile of unfinished work awaiting us in the morning. We also know how crummy we feel the next [ continue reading → ]

If you’ve been following along with our post’s this month you now know how vital sleep is to your health. It affects everything from weight to cognition. Sleep is so important that we at Simply Nourished like to call it Vitamin S! Last week we gave you our top ten tips for getting some ZZZ’s [ continue reading → ]