Plate It Out: The Key to No-Stress Meals

What and how you eat can increase your stress and stress can increase what and how you eat. In order to minimize this stress, it’s important to “Plate It Out” – a strategy for meals that improves your resiliency. Plate It Out and eating resiliently affect not only...

How Glycemic Index Affects Resiliency

WHY IS GLYCEMIC INDEX IMPORTANT? The glycemic index is an invaluable tool in making snack and meal choices. Choosing foods that are lower glycemic can help to: stabilize blood glucose levels minimize stress on the body reduce body fat fuel the brain for optimal...

How to Fail, Then Rescue Your Diet in 3 Easy Steps

HOW TO FAIL: 1.  Go on a diet. 2.  Vow to give up certain foods. 3.  Don’t eat. Not eating requires willpower and willpower requires eating. Willpower is fueled by glucose from the foods we eat. Low glucose means low willpower in addition to an increase in cravings...