Antioxidants have an important job, but what is it? And why should you care?Continue reading What Makes Antioxidants So Good For You, Anyway?
They say ‘we are what we eat’—because it’s 100 percent true. The foods we consume have a significant effect on all of our organs, none more obvious than that on our skin. Here’s what experts have to say about the nutrition-skin connection and how our diet can cause (or help fight) breakouts. How Food AffectsContinue reading 6 Foods That Could Be Behind Your Breakouts
This article was written by Lisa Turner and originally published in Amazing Wellness magazine. Breast cancer, one of the leading causes of cancer death in women every year, is a big, scary diagnosis. But many other breast health issues, like benign lumps, bumps, and tenderness, affect women every day. Here’s your complete guide to protecting yourContinue reading Your Complete Guide To Breast Health
‘Eating healthy’ means something a little different to everyone. But no matter what your lifestyle looks like, there are a few across-the-board no-no’s you should avoid in order to make a nourishing diet stick. Here are five mistakes nutritionists see people make time and time again—and how to correct them. 1. Deeming Certain Foods Off-LimitsContinue reading 5 Mistakes People Make When Trying To Eat Healthy
Matcha, the powder made from ground green tea leaves, is a superpower source of antioxidants. And while foamy green lattes have become staples in many a wellness routine, they’re not the only way to get your daily dose of matcha. These out-of-the-box recipes from Kim Capella, the healthy recipe guru behind @pbeechie, incorporate matcha intoContinue reading 5 Sweet And Savory Snack Recipes For Matcha Lovers
Amino acids are one the most popular sports nutrition supplements out there. They’ve been shown to support a slew of body processes and structures, including muscle repair and growth. We usually just throw a scoop or two of amino acids into our shaker cup with some water and call it a day, but you canContinue reading Cool Off With These Amino-Packed Icy Treats
Nothing quite completes a Saturday morning like a warm stack of homemade pancakes. Thing is, your average flapjacks don’t exactly scream nutrition. (After all, most pancake mix is made from bleached flour and partially-hydrogenated oils.) Don’t throw out your maple syrup just yet, though! These delightfully green pancakes, courtesy of chef and Ora Organic co-founderContinue reading These Green Pancakes Are Little Slices Of Healthy Heaven
If you’re interested in natural health solutions (or follow anyone on Instagram who is), you’ve probably heard of adaptogens. These supplements are generating a ton of buzz, but with so many options out there, it’s easy to get lost in the excitement. From ashwagandha to reishi, here’s the lowdown on which adaptogens are best for differentContinue reading The Best Adaptogens For Every Wellness Need
The keto diet has never been more popular—but given how drastically different than the typical Western diet it is, it’s no wonder many people feel intimated and unsure about giving it a try. You’ve probably heard that keto can boost weight loss, improve your energy, and maybe even protect you against common chronic diseases—but howContinue reading Dr. Axe’s Guide To Starting The Keto Diet Right
Ever since doing my first Whole30 three years ago, coconut oil has become a permanent fixture in my pantry. Because the versatile oil has a high smoke point, I can whip up homemade sweet potato fries at home without setting off the fire alarm. Plus, its pleasant scent compliments everything from eggs to zucchini noodles.Continue reading I Tried Coconut Oil For 9 Different Health And Beauty Uses—Here’s What Happened
Hemp and CBD are cropping up in just about everything from beauty products to snacks to ointments these days. But as the hype grows, so does the confusion. Are hemp and pot the same thing? Does CBD get you high? Here’s the lowdown on the difference between marijuana and hemp, and the products made fromContinue reading What’s The Difference Between Hemp Oil, Hemp Extract, CBD, And Marijuana?
When most of us think of protein, we picture a plate of chicken, hard-boiled eggs, a glass of milk, or a big ol’ tub of Gold Standard Whey. And though those are great sources of the nutrient, they’re not the only ones out there. In fact, tons of plant foods provide protein, too—and we’re notContinue reading The 7 Veggies With The Most Protein
There’s a beautiful new beverage popping up in social media feeds, and it’s giving Golden Milk a run for its money. The colorful, frothy elixir goes by the name of Moon Milk, and promises not only stunning Instagram shots, but a variety of health benefits—most notably, better sleep. So, is the pretty bevvy all it’sContinue reading Moon Milk Is The New Golden Milk—And You Have To Try It
Leftover takeout or a simple sandwich may make for a quick and easy lunch, but a nutritionally lame midday meal just sets us up for a wicked afternoon slump. If you want to power a productive, energized afternoon—whether you’re at the gym or in the office—you’ve got to step up your lunch game. The followingContinue reading 7 Superfood Lunches That Are As Nutritious As They Come
You know that protein is important for all of the tissues in your body—from your skin to your quads. And if you’re looking to build strength, chisel your physique, or just perform like a beast, meeting your protein needs is nonnegotiable. “Protein is the building block for muscle, and muscle is super-important for our metabolism,Continue reading 9 Easy Ways To Increase Your Protein Intake
If you, or someone close to you, has ever struggled with anxiety or depression, you know how difficult simply getting through the day can be when your mind won’t stop racing or you’re overcome with a sense of hopelessness. Americans are suffering from mental health issues more than ever before. In fact, research now estimatesContinue reading 7 Supplements That Support Mental Well-Being
I firmly believe that one of the biggest steps you can take to promote your overall health and well-being is to improve your gut health. Not only does your gut act as the defense shield between what you ingest and your bloodstream, but it also helps you digest food and absorb its nutrients, houses mostContinue reading 5 Steps To A Happier, Healthier Gut
Creatine is one of the most popular supplements in sports nutrition. A fan favorite since Olympic athletes started using it in the early 1990s, creatine is a naturally-occurring compound in the body that’s found primarily in our muscles (though smaller amounts are also stored in the brain, kidneys, and liver), and helps our cells produceContinue reading Pre-Workout Or Post-Workout: What’s The Better Time To Take Creatine?
If you know anything about the keto diet, it’s that sugar is off limits. That means most fruit, which naturally contains sugars, is pretty much off the table. Pineapple? Nope. Bananas? Not a chance. Believe it or not, though, there are some fruits you can still incorporate into a keto meal plan with a littleContinue reading 5 Fruits You Can Actually Have On Keto
As a personal trainer, I’ve experimented with all sorts of sports nutrition supplements—from pre-workouts, to amino acids, to protein powders, to creatine—in order to my support my progress in the weight room. But it wasn’t until I started training for endurance running and obstacle course racing that a new and surprising performance-booster came onto myContinue reading What Happened When I Swapped My Usual Pre-Workout For Beets