May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and I want to talk about something you may not think about when it comes to your mental health: your diet.Continue reading
Category Archives: Energy & Mood
The latest research suggests your gut bacteria is almost as unique as your fingerprint. Inside your gut, you house a distinct combination of bacteria that determines how your body reacts to certain foods. Someday, finding the perfect diet to manage a healthy weight may be as simple as assessing the profile of your gut bacteria.Continue reading
Dr. Jen Landa recently shared her top tips for helping women improve their energy, reduce their stress, and rekindle their desire with Wendy Myers, FDN, CHHC, functional diagnostic nutritionist, certified holistic health coach and founder of Live to 110.Continue reading
Dear Dr. Jen, I’m working two jobs, my wife works in the city twelve hours a day, and I’ve got three young kids. Between helping with homework and everything else, I’m finding myself running out of energy. I eat energy bars, protein bars, I try to go organic, and I drink coffee to get by. I don’t know if it’s from a lack of vitamins or what, but I’m running out of steam. Please help!Continue reading
You’ve probably heard me say before that we can boost and balance our hormones just by what we do and what we think. For instance, having fun with your partner can boost the calming and bonding hormone, oxytocin. Well, experiencing novelty with your partner increases the brain hormone dopamine. Dopamine hits the reward center of the brain and also amps up the likelihood of sexier sex.
Last weekend, besides giving thanks to our brave service men and women, I took some of my own advice and used the long weekend to chill out and have some fun with my hubby, Adam.Continue reading