If you’re a busy woman, you’ll often find that the key to a successful life is regular time to relax, recharge, and focus on your wellbeing. Therefore, it’s a smart idea to get into the habit of self-care and you-time as soon as possible. Little breaks away from your routine and having things to look forward to are often enough for people to take the rest that life has to throw at them. By looking after yourself properly and ensuring you’re happy and healthy is by no means selfish; you’ll become a better person for your loved-ones and gain the strength to face both your own and their struggles. It can be easy to put yourself last and get stressed, meaning that you’re no longer a priority; however, it’s time to make some positive changes for a brighter future ahead. The following are some ideas for those who need to take better care of themselves and take time out to be kind to their mind.Read More
Welcome to the Jessica Mitton Health blog. Here, you can read about ways to take a holistic approach that will aid your overall health. I'll cover lots of topics, ailments and conditions, as well as providing information and insights on using food to make a happier you. To your health!
Heart disease is on the rise worldwide. It’s a serious chronic (long-term) condition.
It’s considered a “lifestyle” disease. This means that it tends to occur in people with certain lifestyles (i.e. not-so-awesome nutrition and exercise habits, etc.).
Heart disease is also linked with excess body fat, as well as inflammation.
While there are several links and risk factors, today we’re going to talk specifically about inflammation. Then I’ll give you some tips how to improve your nutrition and lifestyle.Read More
You may have heard a bit of buzz lately around apple cider vinegar, and there are many reasons it deserves to be the apple of your eye. Apple cider vinegar offers lots of health benefits and is pretty versatile. I like to include it in my cooking and baking, but it has so many other uses, including as a tonic for its potent health benefits. So what exactly is apple cider vinegar? It is quite simply fermented apple cider. By fermenting the apple cider, beneficial probiotics and enzymes are generated that your body will soak up with love!Read More
What do you do when your mood is off or you’re stressed to the max?
Eat ice cream? Binge watch Netflix? Call your bestie?
After reading this article, you may consider yogurt, a handful of walnuts, or maybe even some dark chocolate as your go-to mood-boosters and stress-busters.
Today, we’ll unpack some of the exciting (and preliminary) new research about the link between your gut health and moods/stress.
Oh, our friendly “gut microbes.”
They are the trillions of microbes that happily live in our gut. They help us by digesting foods, making vitamins, and even protecting us from the not-so-friendly microbes that may get in there.
Sometimes, the best thing we can do for our mental health is replenish our bodies with the nutrients our nervous system craves. Here are some very important nutrients to help keep your nervous system balanced and in check, which can reduce or eliminate your symptoms.Read More