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Keeping Your Nervous System Healthy

Keeping Your Nervous System Healthy

Who ever thinks about keeping their nervous system healthy? We all learned about it in biology class either in high school or college, but when’s the last time you seriously thought about it as something that needs attention and nutrition? The nervous system is critical to our health and existence but it may only be when our nervous system isn’t so healthy (feelings of irritability, fatigue, pain and decreased mental acuity) that we pay attention. Luckily, there are lots...

Brain-Boosting Foods

Brain-Boosting Foods

Eighty-six billion brain cells and the engines that make those cells run – mitochondria, require a lot of fuel to keep them running. Without enough brain fuel we experience brain fog, mental fatigue, forgetfulness, and at times, insatiable hunger. Ever wonder where the term “hungry” came from? Despite being only 2-3% of our body’s total volume, our brain accounts for 20-25% of our resting metabolic rate and consumes 25% of the oxygen we breathe and food we eat. Feeding Your...

Saving for the Future

Saving for the Future (Not Just Retirement)

Most people associate saving money for the future purely for retirement, but this can be a mistake because a lot can happen (and probably will) between one’s working years and retirement. People may lose their jobs, get raises and bonuses, or become unable to work. While finally reaching and enjoying retirement may be the ultimate goal, saving now for either tomorrow or 30 years from now is crucial. It’s Never Too Late Wouldn’t it be wonderful if everyone started saving for...