"Scripts" from Dr.Foodie

How Your Senses Make You Feel Better: Being Mindful To Be Mindful

How Your Senses Make You Feel Better: Being Mindful To Be Mindful
The goal has been to STOP the multitasking training since birth and get real about being involved exactly and only on the task at hand.  I've been using my senses to involve every part of me, which is a great way to create memories, enjoy the experience more, glean more information, remember more, and connect the experience appropriately to how my nerves feel.  These sensory "cues" are what tells the vagus nerve how to respond...whether in preparation for stress and fight, or to remain calm and maintain the body.  80% of the efferent fibers of the Vagus Nerve come FROM THE GUT!  

Digest With Your EARS For Better Digestive Health: Why the Ears Impact How Well You Use Your Food

Digest With Your EARS For Better Digestive Health:  Why the Ears Impact How Well You Use Your Food
We must move the body into the Parasympathetic phase before eating and then stay there, being mindful during our meal so that the body is focused on the job at hand.  When we do so, we can assimilate our nutrients better, produce balanced acidity to break foods down, energize the body, and not cause stress and inflammation in the gut.  In short, everything works better.  Taking time to prepare the body for food and digestion goes a long way towards your experience of health.  

How Our Current Political Climate is Reminding Us Of Our Innate Design For Real and Perfect Health and the Best Resources You Can Use To Activate It!

How Our Current Political Climate is Reminding Us Of Our Innate Design For Real and Perfect Health and the Best Resources You Can Use To Activate It!
Have you had issues with bowel habits?  feel acid reflux, belly pains, don't digest food well, weight issues, hormonal issues, mood swings?  You might notice that YOU might be one having a hard time engaging the Parasympathetic.   If this happens, you can never get into that restful place where the body is now putting it's attention on digestion, or detoxification, or breathe.  The adrenals get over taxed, we feel tired, exhausted, overwhelmed, overburdened.  Some people call this "anxiety" and it truly is a body being in an overwhelmed state.  So are anxiety meds the right way to go?  I don't happen to believe so, and created