Meal Planning and Batch Cooking to Reduce Your Migraines

Meal planning and batch cooking to reduce migraines.

Do you get migraines when you delay or skip a meal? Are you too busy to eat on time and eat healthy? Well, here’s the good news. With a little planning, you can still eat a healthy diet in a timely manner to reduce the frequency of migraines triggered by hunger!!

I don’t know about you, but on the days I skip meals, I am more definitely prone to get a migraine. Years ago, I had no clue that skipping meals could do that to me. Now, I do not, so I can’t allow myself to skip meals….the risk of that pain is just too great!

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How to meal plan….even when you have no time

How to meal plan….even when you have no time Life is no longer linear or specialized. Whoever you are, whatever role you play, if you ever have to feed yourself or someone else at a stretch, one of the most time-consuming things about deciding to eat at home is deciding what to make. The task seems monumental – what will you make? Will it be tasteful? Will it be healthy? What ingredients do I get and from where? Moreover, as monumental as the task is, so is the time it takes to plan it. It makes the life of busy cooks even busier – meal planning was supposed to help!

Meal planning will help you cook on a budget of money and time, make your food innovative and interesting, and help you plan healthy meals that look after your needs and those who eat with you.

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How Does the Barometer Change Your Migraine Patterns?

I hope you are managing to stay warm - even here in Florida that has been a little difficult lately. First we are freezing cold, and then we have a warm-up to the 70s. Then in other parts of the country and world, the temperatures are truly freezing with ice, wind and...

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How Meal Planning Can Stop Emotional and Binge Eating

How Meal Planning Can Stop Emotional and Binge Eating
Emotional and binge eating is a train wreck waiting to happen. I am expert in this! For years I didn’t realize I was turning to food as a source of comfort….then I wondered why I was gaining so much weight! There was never any thought in my mind about pre-planning my meals or thinking out a menu list.

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Reduce Inflammation With These Key Foods

Reduce Inflammation with these Key Foods

Inflammation. It’s not just for health headlines.

It’s a fact.

Scientists are measuring levels of inflammation in our bodies and finding that it can be pretty bad for our health; this is especially true when it’s chronic (i.e. lasts a long time).

Inflammation has been linked to obesity, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, and diabetes, just to name a few.

But, instead of writing all about what it is, how it’s measured, and where it comes from; why don’t I focus on some foods packed with anti-inflammatory antioxidants that are proven to help reduce it?

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Do You Have Your New Year Resolutions in Place?

Do You Have Your New Year Resolutions in Place?

2017 went by so quickly and here we are 2018 is upon us!

Whether it’s because of the cliché or the cynic inside you, we are quick to reject resolutions for the New Year. More than a list that is failures you have set yourself up for the coming year, the list of resolutions actually is a really admirable tradition. It reflects the hope that we have that with each turning year comes a chance to turn your life around. If you have ever made a resolution for the new year, it means you have believed in the chance at a fresh start to become the best version of yourself. 
 
I know what you’re thinking. If that is so, why is it that we almost always fail? Are we destined to lose conviction to the cause as the months lose days? Are we just not good enough to be the people we want to be?

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4 Foods to Avoid for a Migraine Sufferer

4 Foods to Avoid for a Migraine Sufferer
Have you set some goals or resolutions for yourself in 2018? My hope is that you can get some relief from your migraines this year. I know first-hand that it doesn’t happen overnight, but I also know that when you make a few daily changes, bit-by-bit you will feel some changes and begin to feel relief.

This week, I wanted to briefly share with you some of the foods that can definitely be a trigger for your migraines. Of course, everyone is different, and while one or two of these foods may definitely be a trigger for me, they may not be for you. Maybe you are not fully aware of all of your migraine triggers, and this short list may help you evaluate more fully what your food triggers are.

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How to Sneak Healthy Foods into Your Holiday Dishes, Without Anyone Noticing!

How to Sneak Healthy Foods into Your Holiday Dishes, Without Anyone Noticing!

he holidays are here – can you believe it? The excitement is in the air, the children are excited beyond measure, and as women, we are busy, busy, busy trying to get everything done!

But, it is time to savor all the joy the holidays bring — friends, family, meals together, giving and gratitude.  Of course, along with them are hearty dishes and sweets that can certainly wreak havoc on our bodies. Casseroles laden with cream, sugary cakes and cookies, and other tempting empty calorie bombs will adorn the dining tables we surround.  Unless we do something about it, that is!

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How to Prevent Stress Eating During the Holidays

How to Prevent Stress Eating During the Holidays

There’s no doubt about it, the holidays can be a great time of joy for many of us. But for others, they are filled with anxiety and stress. Sometimes, even for those that love the family get-togethers, the stress of holiday shopping, finances, and hosting relatives can tear them apart. When stress hits at this time of year, it’s easy to turn to that tray of cookies for moral support. After all, cookies won’t criticize you about your life choices the way your family will.

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DISCLAIMER: Neither Holistic Health & Wellness, LLC nor Lynne Wadsworth are acting in the capacity of a doctor, licensed dietician-nutritionist, psychologist or other licensed or registered professional. Any advice given by Holistic Health & Wellness, LLC or Lynne Wadsworth is not meant to take the place of advice by these professionals. If you are under the care of a health care professional or currently use prescription medications, you should discuss any dietary changes or use of dietary supplements with your doctor, and should not discontinue any prescription medications without first consulting your doctor.