Do You Have the Blood Sugar Blues?

A well-known 1950’s actress by the name of Gloria Swanson contributed to a book titled “Sugar Blues” written by William Dufty. The opening chapter depicts Swanson’s struggle with sugar and how she would experience a “crash” within 20-30 minutes of consuming it. She described how she’d experience a tremendous drop in her blood sugar, which she coined as the “Sugar Blues.” Later her doctor figured out that Swanson regularly consumed large doses of sugary type foods, including soda, before she went on stage. Continue reading Do You Have the Blood Sugar Blues?

Could Stress Be Hindering Your Health?

Stress is such an interesting phenomenon.  It’s rarely pleasant, and often prevents us from living our lives to our fullest potential.  Everyone experiences stress at some point each day to varying degrees, yet it is all too often disregarded as a major factor in our health.  It may seem like you are doing all the right things.  Eating right, working out, getting enough sleep, but if you are still unable to see results or achieve your fitness goals, stress may be the culprit. Continue reading Could Stress Be Hindering Your Health?