If you could get the support you needed to fight bacteria from a natural resource, why wouldn’t you? Interestingly, most prescription medicines are actually modeled after essential oils derived from plants, and whenever possible, I suggest opting for a natural approach … Continue reading Top 4 Antibacterial Essential Oils
This dietary tool is said to be “borrowed from the bodybuilding world” because it can offer benefits such as gaining muscle mass and helping with exercise performance and recovery. According to proponents of this approach, why do you need to reverse … Continue reading Reverse Dieting: Does It Help or Hurt Weight Loss?
Have a fever? Take an antibiotic. High cholesterol? Use a statin. In pain? Pop an opioid. Feeling blue? Try an antidepressant. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 74 percent of doctor’s visits end with a scribbled prescription. It’s … Continue reading Common Drugs That Steal Your Body’s Nutrients
A 2016 review of studies found a link between meditative movements (such as tai chi and yoga) and improved sleep quality. This improved sleep quality was further linked to a better quality of life. But why does stretching have this … Continue reading Before Bed: 8 Stretches to Do at Night to Sleep Well
The most common reported side effect following vaccination is pain at the injection site. Trial data has shown that the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines are safe and generally well tolerated. No deaths from anaphylaxis following either vaccine have been reported. … Continue reading COVID-19 Vaccine Side Effects: What to Know Now
If only we could lounge around all day like cats — loafing about, slowly getting through the day, and draping our bodies on a variety of surfaces as we get some restorative shut-eye. It sounds like a dream. Unfortunately, society … Continue reading The 6 Best Products for Power Napping in 2021
People often wonder whether yoga can help you lose weight, or whether it’s just that the more lithe body types tend to gravitate to yoga. The short answer is yes, yoga can likely help with weight loss. But yoga doesn’t … Continue reading How to Practice Yoga for Weight Loss
Maybe this isn’t a surprise to you, but apples are one of the best fruits you can eat. They’re high in fiber, have about 100 calories per fruit, and are easy to eat on the go. Plus, they are super … Continue reading 7 of the Best Apple Types – Sweet, Popular Apples
Prior to the pandemic, my diet was generally quite healthy, but without a normal routine, it worsened significantly. I found it much harder to avoid pizza, pasta and unhealthy snacking, all of which contributed to feeling worse. After six months … Continue reading The Diet and Workout That Gave Me Shredded Abs in 11 Weeks
In the past few decades, our diets have changed dramatically. Processed foods are more common than fruits and vegetables, and it’s impossible to go more than a few miles down the road without spotting a dozen new fast food chains … Continue reading Paleo Diet Beginner’s Guide, Meal Plan and Food List
BBQ season is prime time for cookout menus loaded with pulled pork, grilled chicken, and ribs. But if you’re sticking to a plant-based diet, classic barbecue food can be hard to replace. With these pulled jackfruit sandwiches topped with a … Continue reading Vegan BBQ ‘Pulled Pork’ Recipe
If you are sitting down and reading this article right now, you should stop! Okay, well don’t stop reading, but you might want to stand up to finish it. I will make sure to give you some exercises to do … Continue reading 20 Exercises to Do at Your Desk — Get Fit at Work?!
Let’s face it: Dieting is hard. But if you believe proponents of the If it Fits Your Macros (or IIFYM) Diet (also known as “flexible dieting“), you can eat anything you want and still lose weight — without counting calories. … Continue reading What Is the Macro Diet – How to Count Macros for Weight Loss
Losing weight is a battle, meaning victory is not always linear. At first, you might lose weight every time you step on the scale. Then, the numbers start to slow before staying completely stagnant. When this happens you’ve hit the … Continue reading 12 Ways to Lose Weight When You’ve Plateaued
Do you feel guilty after adding mayonnaise to your favorite sandwich or dip? If so, you’re not alone. There’s plenty of curiosity about whether or not mayonnaise nutrition is bad for health, but it’s still the best-selling condiment in the … Continue reading Is Mayonnaise Nutrition Really as Unhealthy as You Think?
Magnesium plays a central role in just about every bodily process, from the synthesis of DNA to the metabolism of insulin. Low levels of this crucial mineral have even been tied to an entire laundry list of chronic conditions — … Continue reading Top 20 Magnesium-Rich Foods, Benefits, Supplements, Dosage
Prep Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 15 minutes Serves: 2 Meal Type: Beverages Diet Type Gluten-Free, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian Ingredients: 1 cup hot, boiled water ½ cup cold water 4 cloves, whole ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon cardamom 2 … Continue reading Paleo Thai Iced Tea Recipe (with Coconut Milk)
Prep Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 16 hours 40 minutes Serves: 6–8 Meal Type: Gluten-Free, Paleo, Snacks, Vegan Diet Type: Gluten-Free, Ketogenic, Low-Carb, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian … Continue reading Spicy Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipe
You’ve likely seen the term “plant-based” popping up everywhere. In the marketing of Impossible Foods products. All over the snack world. In one-sided films posing as documentaries. But what, exactly, does “plant-based” mean? That’s unclear at this point, as there … Continue reading Plant-Based vs Vegan Diet – What’s the Difference?
Fasting was easy for our ancient ancestors. There were no all-night diners or frozen pizzas to tempt them. They had no choice but to ignore that gnawing emptiness in their stomachs until they happened upon a bush of ripe berries … Continue reading Intermittent Fasting Eating Window – IF Weight Loss Tips
Has the low-carb movement made you question just about every food in your diet? Just me? Thanks to keto and paleo, I’ve even wondered whether yogurt is considered a low-carb food—and whether I can still nosh on parfaits while keeping … Continue reading Best Yogurt For A Low-Carb Diet
Total Time: 5 minutes Serves: 12–15 Ingredients: 1½–2 cups pitted black and green olives ¼–½ cup sun-dried tomatoes ½ cup capers, drained ½ teaspoon Himalayan pink salt ½ teaspoon pepper ½ teaspoon garlic ½ teaspoon onion powder 1½ teaspoons oregano … Continue reading Olive Tapenade Recipe: A Mediterranean Diet Staple
Celebs and apple cider vinegar diets go together like The Bachelor and helicopter dates: Kourtney Kardashian reportedly drinks ACV twice a day, Victoria Beckhamdowns it on an empty stomach in the a.m., and Hilary Duff swears by a morning shot. … Continue reading Apple Cider Vinegar Weight Loss Results
Most of us have probably had a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup at some point and while they might be tasty, between the potentially dangerous additives and chemicals, the ingredients list should be enough to make you go running. Continue reading Salted Paleo Sunbutter Cups Recipe