Food is medicine. Movement is life

I’ve talked about the power of food in helping me with some of my health issues, particularly chronic pain issues, some gnarly GI issues I had last year, and figuring out after my hip surgery that grains (and most dairy) and I just don’t really get along. As I’m a huge advocate of starting with food to address health concerns

Sitting less (and moving more) helps to regulate blood sugar and insulin levels

I talk a lot about moving our bodies to improve our mental and physical health. But I don’t always talk about how physical activity improves our health, so I thought I’d do a couple posts that dive into the science a little bit further. Regulating Blood Sugar and Insulin Levels Physical activity is particularly important for blood sugar regulation and

Movement nourishes your mind, body, and spirit. So move your butt.

Movement is powerful, not simply as a means of locomoting from one place to another but rather as a means to keep our bodies and minds functioning at optimal levels. When we sit all day long, our bodies and minds become stagnant. You’ve seen stagnant ponds, right? Stagnant = no good. But when we break up our sitting bouts with