Want to boost your energy levels? Take time out to exercise.

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It's recommended that adults should be getting at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity—or 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic activity—a week (and that's just for starters!). If you're unsure about how much this is, think about it in terms of a goal: Get in at least 30 minutes of daily exercise, whether it’s brisk walking, running or swimming.

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summer wellness tips for healthy living

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Summer is (almost) in the air, and we're so excited to getting back outside! There's something about this season that makes us want to take better care of our body — Here are some tips for staying healthy this summer: Get outside and soak up some Vitamin D. Vitamin D is one of the most essential vitamins for maintaining good health. It helps your body absorb calcium, which plays a role in strengthening bones and preventing osteoporosis. It also helps regulate your immune system and protect against various cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and autoimmune disorders.Vitamin D can be found naturally in foods like fortified milk products or fatty fish such as salmon; however, many people still don't get enough from their diet...

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What you DO when you're awake affects how well you sleep at night.

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The importance of a consistent sleep schedule It's no secret that getting enough restful sleep is essential for your mental and physical well-being. But many people aren't aware that their sleep habits may be why they're not feeling as energized, focused, and healthy as they could be during the day. A consistent sleep schedule can help you fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer—and it can even help boost your immune system and maintain a healthy weight. So if your body feels run down more often than not? It may be time to look closely at how consistently you're getting quality shuteye! Going to sleep and waking up at the same time every day can improve sleep quality. Going to...

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Dear Internet , Please Give Me Space

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Our mental health needs to take a break from the doom-laden news and focus on the positive. Introduction I'll tell you a little secret: we all sometimes feel powerless. It can be hard to keep up with the news, and it's even harder to understand how everything ties together. What makes this worse is when we see bad news repeatedly reported, making us feel like nothing good or positive is happening anywhere in the world. And that's just not true! People are always doing incredible things —it may not make its way into your daily news, Facebook, or Twitter feeds. So here are some tips for getting back some balance between feeling like everything is falling apart around you (even...

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Simple tips for healthy and happy living

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It's easy to feel overwhelmed by the many choices we face each day. From work to relationships, people often struggle to figure out how to be happy, healthy, and productive. The best way to take care of yourself is by doing a few simple daily things: drinking lots of water, getting enough sleep, and eating real food. This might seem obvious at first glance, yet for many people, it can be surprisingly challenging to implement into their daily lives. Get plenty of sleep every day. Sleep is a vital component of overall health. Getting enough sleep can help you achieve a positive mood and improve your memory. It can also reduce stress, which has been shown to contribute to weight...

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Oranges and lemons and more ...

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The health benefits of Vitamin C Vitamin C is an essential nutrient your body needs to complete many of its most important functions. Your body does not make vitamin C on its own, so you need to ensure that you get enough of it in your diet every day. Luckily, there are plenty of good food sources for vitamin C out there! Essential for your skin and can help prevent wrinkles. Vitamin C is an antioxidant that helps reduce damage to skin cells. This can help prevent wrinkles and other signs of aging, including dark circles under the eyes. As an added bonus, vitamin C can also help fade scars or discoloration from acne or burns by increasing collagen production...

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How do you eat for healthy gut bacteria?

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The best foods to eat for gut health Introduction A healthy gut can help you digest food, regulate your immune system, and even keep you at a proper weight. Many of us know what foods are bad for our gut health — foods containing copious amounts of sugar or trans fats, and antibiotics. But it's also essential to know which foods you should be eating to protect the quality of the bacteria in your microbiome. Here are some key nutrients to add to your diet — or at least consider adding — if you want to improve your overall gut health Fermented foods A wide variety of foods can be fermented to make them easier to digest. Still, the most...

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Intermittent fasting can help you boost your health.

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What is intermittent fasting? Intermittent fasting is an umbrella term that covers various meal timing schedules. It means you're restricting your eating to a specific period each day. Intermittent fasting can be as simple as not eating anything after dinner and skipping breakfast the following day.The most popular intermittent fasting methods include: The 16/8 plan, where you don't eat for 16 hours of the day and eat during the other eight hours. 5:2 intermittent fasting, where you eat 500–600 calories on two non-consecutive days of the week but eat normally the other five days. One meal a day (OMAD), where you have one meal that brings you to your daily calorie needs. Fasting every other day can reduce the risk...

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Storing avocados in water is like playing Russian Roulette with your gastrointestinal tract.

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Avocado halves in water is one of the latest trends circulating on TikTok. We're here to set the record straight on one of the latest trends circulating on TikTok. You've undoubtedly seen videos in which people store avocado halves in water to keep them from going bad. The US FDA says that while that's likely fine for a few hours, it poses a "food safety hazard" if you try to store your avocados like this. According to an article published by the FDA, storing avocado halves in water won't keep them fresh for long. Doing so could actually put you at risk of ingesting harmful microorganisms. "Fruit halves are not sterile," reads the report. "Even if you peel a fruit,...

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Anti-aging, what you can do to slow the clock down

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Increase the amount of time you spend on sleep. It may surprise you that getting a full eight hours (or close to it) of sleep every night can do wonders for your skin. While you are sleeping, your body is working hard to repair the damage done during the day. When you get enough sleep, cells in your skin begin to regenerate and heal, leading to fewer wrinkles and fresher-looking skin. Not only that, but skimping on sleep can lead to other negative health effects as well, including weight gain, decreased productivity at work or school – not to mention a whole host of other physical and mental health problems. Here’s hoping the next time you hit snooze it’s a...

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