5 Easy Tips to Reduce Plastic Waste at Home
The world would undoubtedly be a cleaner, greener, happier place without plastic, but that kind of transition cannot happen overnight. Stop beating yourself up over the use of plastic in your day-to-day life and use these easy tips on how to consume plastic more consciously. You shouldn't beat yourself up for still using some plastic items in your day-to-day life - especially if you're making a conscious effort to reduce your plastic use or even live a plastic-free life someday! From food containers to chewing gum, here's your quick guide on how to cut down on plastic waste starting today. Get the whole family involved! Read now.
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Managing Adult ADHD: What Actually Works
If you're struggling with adult ADHD, you're probably already well aware that there isn't a magical cure or a shortcut to an ADHD-free life. Even though this is quite a complex, persistent issue, adult ADHD can be managed with simple, yet effective strategies. Sure, change does take time, and you won't notice improvement overnight, but with these 10 steps, you'll feel like you're in control. Keep on reading to find out more about these ADHD management techniques, including a way to improve your brain health through nutrition and all-natural supplementation.
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Intermittent Fasting for Older Adults: Is Age a Factor?
Intermittent fasting is, without a doubt, one of the hottest dietary trends right now. Being a pattern, instead of a rigorous restrictive diet, it has quickly become an absolute favorite among athletes, celebrities, and people looking to lose fat in a healthy way. However, the concept of fasting may raise some eyebrows when it comes to the lifestyle and nutrition of older adults. We've answered all the burning questions regarding the suitability of IF for different age groups, so keep on reading to find out more!
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How the IIFYM (If It Fits Your Macros) approach changed my relationship with food
This is a story about trial and error, and the vicious circle of binge eating and restrictive diets that could only result in a boomerang effect with my weight. That is, until I discovered the IIFYM (If It Fits Your Macros) approach. IIFYM allows me to treat myself every single day and no longer bury myself in guilt every time I have a meal that is high in carbs. We're debunking nutrition myths and diet culture in this article, so keep reading to learn more about macronutrients, calorie tracking, and ways of implementing IIFYM into your lifestyle! Trust me, I've done it myself!
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Eating For Productivity: Home Office Nutrition
While working from home, it is hard to draw the line between your personal space and your home office, as well as your "me-time" and work time. It is safe to say that, as comfortable and stress-free as it may seem, working from home can be a huge challenge significantly affecting your productivity. Besides coming up with a schedule, organizing your tasks, and creating a pleasant work environment for yourself, the real positivity boost comes from your diet. Here are the 10 simple nutrition changes you can implement in your daily routine to fuel your brain, maximize your performance, and get work done!
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BCAAs & Collagen: A High-Performance Combination
Having trouble maintaining focus during workouts? Does post-workout fatigue interfere with the rest of your life? If you want to stay on top of your game and boost your performance, optimizing your fuel both pre & post-workout is key. BCAAs account for 14-18% of the total amino acid composition in muscles, and they're crucial for energy production, physical performance, and recovery. In combination with collagen peptides, a BCAA supplement is an ideal choice to optimize your athletic performance, fat loss, and lean muscle gains. Find out more about this super supplement combo.
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Eating for Heart Health
Our choices in the kitchen reflect many aspects of our health, including cardiovascular health, which gets more concerning with age. A healthy heart is literally what keeps you living. Making wise lifestyle choices, including nutrition that will support it for longevity is crucial. Read more to understand the nutritional science behind heart health and which supplements can help boost its functioning and health. Don't worry, chocolate made the list!
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How yoga supports better gut health
Gut health is much more than just digestion: Our gut affects our mood, emotions, weight, and even heart health. The fact that gut health has such a great impact on our overall well-being has motivated people for hundreds of years to find ways to maintain a balanced microbiome. Yoga is one of the ancient practices that can not only bring us peace of mind but also contributes to a balanced gut. Read more to learn the nutritional science that promotes a healthy gut and what you can add or remove from your diet to optimize the balance.
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Caffeine & Skincare: The Surprising Benefits
What's your first association with coffee? A moment of peace and quiet? A few minutes of the day you dedicate to yourself? Or, a survival ritual to wake up and survive? Coffee, thanks to its powerful ingredient caffeine, is far more than the favorite beverage of many. It is also a stimulant, an energy booster, and what gets most of us up in the morning. Aside from its energizing effects, caffeine is also a promising ingredient for skincare, which improves many aspects of skin health and contributes to graceful aging. Learn more about how you can include coffee in your daily skincare routine, and how to make your own exfoliating coffee scrub at home!
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What can Ayurvedic medicine teach us about wellness today?
Even though modern medicine keeps progressing and surprising us with new advances, there are complementary practices such as Ayurvedic medicine that remain in the spotlight. Ayurveda, also known as the “Mother of all healing”, covers multiple segments of life including health, philosophy, and diet. In this article, we discuss the history of this ancient theory, its wellness & nutritional benefits, how it's applied in conjunction with Western medicine, as well as the doshas. Learn more about Ayruvedic wellness and how it can fit into our modern life.
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What’s the difference between Collagen Peptides and Hydrolyzed Collagen?
If you're shopping around for a collagen supplement but feeling a bit confused about all the terminology, read this article. Collagen Peptides, Bovine Collagen, Hydrolyzed Collagen, Marine Collagen, are all of these the same? You might be surprised. Decode the vocabulary around collagen and find out which formula is best for your health goals and your lifestyle.
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Coping with Holiday Stress - Essential Tips for Mental Health This Season
Holiday stress is something that affects many people during this time of year, even though we may be shy about saying so. But this year, it feels a lot more real to many of us. In today's article we look at where holiday stress begins and everyday tips you can practice to manage it better. Push aside comparing yourself to others, prioritize good nutrition, practice gratitude, and get rid of perfectionist thinking. Here's your easy to follow guide on keeping spirits up this festive season.
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