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Feed Your Brain

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This week we are celebrating Brain Awareness Week.  Keep your brain healthy and try out these foods that Men’s Health Magazine named as the top foods your brain craves: Choline – “may improve your mental performance.”  According to a study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, “people in the study who ate more of this nutrient did better on cognitive tests than those who took in less. Dietary choline may aid production of the essential neurotransmitter acetylcholine.  The Institute of Medicine recommends 550 milligrams of choline a day for men.”  To add choline to your diet, eat: sockeye salmon, […]

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Gluten-Free Banana & Walnut Bread

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Oxygen Magazine recently posted this recipe for Gluten-free banana and walnut bread. They said that “walnuts provide healthy fats that improve fat metabolism.”  Add this with the coconut oil and you are eating a ton of healthy fats!  Oxygen also said, “Bananas contain resistant starch, which studies suggest nudges your body to use up fat for energy instead of carbs.”   Gluten-Free Banana & Walnut Bread Makes 16 servings   2 large eggs 3 medium bananas Dry ingredients 1 1/2 cups almond flour 1/2 cup rice flour 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder 1 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie […]

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FabFitFun Recommends Coconut Oil

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FabFitFun is a blog that “gives readers everything a woman needs to feel good from the inside out. In partnership with E! News host, reality star and author Giuliana Rancic, FFF provides readers with smart, simple steps to becoming your most fabulous self.” FFF and Giuliana Rancic are recommending adding coconut oil to your diet.  Here’s what they had to say: “Spring is here! OK, so that is sort of a lie. But there is nothing quite like trying on a cute spring sundress and looking anything but cute in it to make us realize that bikini season (gulp) will […]

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