Archive | November, 2015

The Gut Brain Connection -How Your Digestion Affects Your Happiness

Did you know that your body has a second brain in your digestive system? It is called the enteric nervous system (ENS) and it controls the functioning of the gastrointestinal tract. Although the ENS is capable of local and independent function, it has extensive two-way connections with the central nervous system (CNS), your first brain.(1) […]

Blue Light Blues

Blue light is everywhere. It’s emitted from the sun, fluorescent lights, and the screens of tablets, phones, TVs and computers. The problem lies with an increasing use of technology without protection. The light from our devices is “short-wavelength-enriched,” meaning it has a higher concentration of blue light than natural light—and blue light affects levels of […]