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Nutritionist

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Kinesiology (Touch for Health)

BHSc Qualified Health Professional

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May 10, 2015

Stress Reduction and Food ....

Find what works for you...whether it be exercising, finding artistic expression, listening to music, Qui Quong, meditating, yoga, being present with Nature...feel more relaxed with it by reducing your hormonal response systems to cortisol. adrenalin and nor adrenalin. Will talk more about Stress at a later date, but in terms of food and stress.....


Nearly half of all westerners report overeating or eating unhealthy foods as a result of stress. While it may seem tempting to drown your anxiety in a bowl of ice cream or calm your nerves with a bag of chips… eating junk foods while stressed may be particularly dangerous to your health.

Among a group of chronically stressed women (those caring for a spouse or parent with dementia), eating foods high in unhealthy fats and sugar lead to concerning health effects, including a larger waistline, increased abdominal fat, more oxidative damage, and more insulin resistance.
In this case the food alone wasn't the problem...

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