Archive for October 2018

Delay Your Caffeine Intake (just a little)

  💡Today’s Tip: Delay your caffeine intake (just a bit) Here’s why: Upon waking our bodies produce a natural stimulant, cortisol, that gives us the jolt we need to wake up. This is known as the cortisol awakening response. If you are consuming caffeine first thing in morning it is not giving you an additional…

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Swap Out Artificial Sweeteners

Today’s Tip: Swap out your artificial sweeteners Here’s why: If you ever feel that being able to consume something that tastes like sugar without all the negative benefits seems too good to be true, that’s because it is. Artificial sweeteners have been linked to glucose intolerance, increased food consumption (not healthy foods), hyperactivity, insomnia, slowed…

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Skip The Receipt

💡Today’s Tip: Skip the receipt at check out.  Here’s why: Receipts contain bisphenol-A (aka the dreaded chemical BPA). By now most of us know to avoid BPA due to its health implications. However, you may not have realized that an estimated 8 out of 10 receipts is coated with BPA. Skipping the receipt is just…

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Establish a Caffeine Cut Off Time

Today’s Tip: Create your caffeine cut off time. Establish a time each day that you will stop drinking caffeine. Do you have trouble falling asleep at night? Do you wake up during the night? When you wake in the morning do you still feel tired? If you answered yes! to these questions and you drink…

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