Avocados are one of my first picks when fighting the melancholy blues because they are rich in tryptophan and folate ( one of the B vitamins) and are loaded with omega 3's, an important fatty acid that fights inflammation in the body and helps regulate our brain's neurotransmitters. In order for one's body to manufacture serotonin, which I call the "feel good" neurotransmitter, it needs plenty of tryptophan, a natural amino acid. Many studies are showing that lowering levels of tryptophan corresponds with a drop in serotonin levels, w...
CELERY! Yes...People are talking about celery juice! As a health coach, my clients often ask me about health and nutrition trends they read or hear about on their various news feeds and digital reads. Recently, I’ve been getting a lot of questions about celery juice, so I thought I’d provide you with a few of the latest reviews and research.
As always, please consult your physician or health practitioner before starting any new food, as some foods may have negative interactions with medication, supplements, or other illnesses.
If you read yesterday's post on the health benefits of eggs and love eating avocados like me, then try this delicious recipe. Avocados are packed with "muscle building" magnesium and lots of fiber which will help keep you feeling full longer.
-2 whole eggs
-Lime zest, for serving
-Parsley for a final decorative touch!
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Slice the avocados in half, and take out the pit. Scoop out about two tablespoons of flesh from the center of the avocado, just...