You Are What You Eat

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Each food we choose is a collection of molecules of information-messages to the body. We digest, or breakdown, the food into smaller units. This not only helps run the body, but it also influences our physical, mental, and even emotional well-being. Food is also helpful to uplift our mood and restore our daily routine to normal, here we have a 5-day restoration meal plan by Dr. Kait. To know more Call Us @ (403) 456-0287

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You Are What You Eat Website - ​https://calgarymenopause.com/ ​ Ph. No. 403 456-0287

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Did you know we regenerate our skin cells approximately every 27 days That the hair on our head grows about 0.35 millimetres per day Or that our red blood cells are replaced every 120 days Now take a minute and think about what you’re feeding your body to do so with. Ever wonder why your skin isn’t as clear as you’d hope or your hair isn’t as shiny It’s because of what you’re body is using to replenish those cells Food is a drug and our brains react the same way as when an addict sees drugs. Experiments show when the brain sees sugar fat or salt highly palatable foods the same reward and pleasure centers of the brain that are triggered by addictive drugs are also Website - ​https://calgarymenopause.com/ ​ Ph. No. 403 456-0287

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activated. Feel good chemicals like dopamine are released and once people experience pleasure associated with increased dopamine from eating certain foods they quickly feel the need to eat that food again. That’s why it’s important to fill and fuel our body with good healthy choices. Therefore we are able to create a healthy cycle of what we put into our body and have the proper nutrients to keep us going. Each food we choose is a collection of molecules of information-messages to the body. We digest or breakdown the food into smaller units. This not only helps run the body but it also influences our physical mental and even emotional well being. Like the analogy says food is fuel for our body like gas is fuel for our car. Nutritious food choices not only contribute to optimal brain health but can actually be a tool for supporting and even improving cognition. Food is also helpful to uplift our mood and restore our daily routine to normal here we have a ​5-day restoration meal plan ​ by ​Dr. Kait ​. Some examples of foods and what they benefit are: 1. Sweet Potatoes – Pancreas The pancreas helps break down the food from your stomach and produces the hormone called insulin to help regulate your body’s glucose and sugar levels. It is a great source of vitamins A and C and also helps diabetics with the balance of their glycemic index which is directly connected to the functioning of the pancreas. 2. Red Wine – Blood Red wine has blood thinning properties which actually work to help prevent blood clots. Long-term wine can have a hand in preventing heart attacks and strokes as a result. Remember everything in moderation Website - ​https://calgarymenopause.com/ ​ Ph. No. 403 456-0287

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3. Carrots – Eyes Carrots have something called beta-carotene which our bodies turn into vitamin A. It assists with helping our eyes stay strong as we age and can help prevent vision loss in senior citizens. 4. Avocado – Uterus Avocados are a great source of folic acid. Folate is known to assist in reducing your chances of getting cervical dysplasia which is a precancerous disease that can be contracted in the uterus. 5. Walnut – Brain Walnuts are packed omega-3 fatty acids. While a walnut looks like a brain it actually helps improve your brain function with these healthy fats. 6. Celery – Bones Celery is a great source of silicon which helps with the structure of your bones to keep them strong and healthy. 7. Grapes – Lungs The seeds in grapes contain a chemical called proanthocyanidin which helps reduce asthma. Grapes also happen to look like the alveoli in your lungs Website - ​https://calgarymenopause.com/ ​ Ph. No. 403 456-0287

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8. Onions – Cell Bodies Onions look a lot like cells and can clear any waste related materials from your cells. Also those tears that drive you insane They are actually cleaning out your eyes Consider onions a natural cleaning product for your body. 9. Tomato – Heart Eating tomatoes can help your heart health because they contain lycopene which can help reduce your chances of getting heart disease. 10. Strawberries – Teeth Strawberries contain something called malic acid which helps whiten the enamel on your teeth if eaten regularly Some food for thought you are what you eat so don’t be fast easy or cheap You can also find us on ​Google Maps ​ ​Yelp ​ and ​Foursquare Source ​: ​https://calgarymenopause.com/you-are-what-you-eat/ Website - ​https://calgarymenopause.com/ ​ Ph. No. 403 456-0287

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