How Antioxidants Protect Your Health Against Air Pollution

how antioxidants protect your health against air pollution

All of us living in today’s climate know that air pollution is a major public health issue. From the deadly smog in cities like Beijing and Mexico City, to the recent fires along the West Coast, our air quality is becoming more harmful to our health. Moving away from cities may reduce your exposure to … Continue reading How Antioxidants Protect Your Health Against Air Pollution

Lymphatic Drainage: Everything You Need to Know

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When it comes to self-care practices, getting a massage is one that’s not only indulgent, but can also improve your health. Not only do they assist with muscle stretching and recovery, but they’re also super relaxing, which we all know is great for lowering cortisol.  In recent self care trends, there’s been a wave of … Continue reading Lymphatic Drainage: Everything You Need to Know

Ways to Eat Healthy When You’re Too Busy to Cook

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We’ve all been there. You wake up, do a couple of chores through the house, have a cup of coffee, and start responding to emails. All of a sudden it’s 2 p.m. and you realize you haven’t eaten yet. You might be tempted to order food delivery or grab anything left in your pantry or … Continue reading Ways to Eat Healthy When You’re Too Busy to Cook

How to Get Rid of Stress Belly

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If you’ve been doing everything right, like exercising regularly and eating healthy, but still seem to carry excess weight in your midsection, this could be a case of the stress belly. Of course, there can be other factors that can contribute to a stubborn belly, such as genetics, food intolerances, or a slowing metabolism. However, … Continue reading How to Get Rid of Stress Belly

Why You Should Try Cooking Without Oil

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Cooking without oil is a popular method among the plant-based community who tend to favor an intake of higher carbs and lower fat. However, even if you don’t share these dietary preferences, there are actual health benefits to opting for no oil cooking. Benefits of Cooking Without Oil There’s no denying that unrefined and cold-pressed … Continue reading Why You Should Try Cooking Without Oil

Good at Home Workouts for When It’s Too Hot Out

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During these hot summer days, it’s less enticing to be outdoors, let alone workout. But don’t let that derail your fitness routine if you’re used to being active in the sun. Working out indoors can be just as effective and safer in times of extreme heat waves.  If you don’t have access to a gym, … Continue reading Good at Home Workouts for When It’s Too Hot Out

Grounding Techniques for Health and Anxiety

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Do you remember what it was like to run around barefoot as a child? Whether it was the grass in the yard or the sand at the beach, it invoked feelings of freedom and happiness. However, as many of us live in modern day cities, close encounters with nature are becoming more rare.  We’re accustomed … Continue reading Grounding Techniques for Health and Anxiety

Why Fiber is Making a Comeback

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Fiber has often been overlooked as a key nutrient in health food trends. But now fiber is breaking away from this stigma and regaining popularity as the “good carb” can aid in weight management and improving your overall health. What Exactly is Fiber? Gut health is all the rage these days, and while some foods … Continue reading Why Fiber is Making a Comeback

Managing Menopause Symptoms for Better Health

Menopause is a word many women fear as it can usher in some rather unpleasant harbingers of aging, including mood swings, hot flashes, changes in sleep quality, bone density, muscle mass and weight gain–especially stubborn belly fat. Changing hormones can lead to feeling out of balance. This time can be a wake-up call to take … Continue reading Managing Menopause Symptoms for Better Health

Low Sugar Desserts You Can Find at the Grocery Store

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We all have a love-hate relationship with sugar. We try to wean ourselves off, but it’s everywhere when you dine out or grocery shop. While we all crave the sweet euphoria of a sugar high, too much of it in your diet can lead to health problems, such as weight gain, diabetes, and heart disease.  … Continue reading Low Sugar Desserts You Can Find at the Grocery Store