Evidence based

Sarah O'Brien Nutrition / Evidence based

Stress and nutrition part 1: the HPA axis, chronic stress & some important nutrients

Stress, in the short term, is not a bad thing – it is our bodies way of protecting us, of helping us to stay alert and focused. It is when it becomes ongoing and chronic that it ceases to be beneficial and starts affecting a whole range of areas from our physical and mental health to our day to day quality of life ie; relationships or productivity...