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As the weather gets colder, our days tend to get shorter and maintaining our energy in the fall and winter months can be challenging. Although humans can't hibernate, in the coldest and darkest months of the year, we do tend to do something very similar.  Right now, your body is preparing to store more fat, become inflamed easier, and restrict blood vessels, which can cause headaches (among other reactions) due to the cold weather. We also tend to crave more hot meals with plenty of carbs to keep our tummy full and warm throughout the colder seasons.  So, what are some...

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Food can be used as medicine, and what you put into your body can influence how you view the world. Eating healthy can keep you more positive and clear-headed. While foods loaded with sugar and white flour can make you feel tired and foggy. Over time, eating foods without a lot of nutrients can lead to nutritional deficiencies. Nutrients essential to a healthy mood include: Folate Iron Long-chain omega-3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA) Magnesium Potassium Selenium Thiamine Vitamin A Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin C Zinc Foods to consume to help with mood: Fruits, vegetables along with, fats and...

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