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Signs You Might Have An Iron Deficiency

When you’re feeling tired, weak, out of breath, and looking a little pale with cold hands and feet, your first thought may not be that you’re suffering from an iron deficiency—but these could be signs that you are. We talked to Erin Palinski-Wade, RD, CDE, author of Belly Fat Diet for Dummies to learn what iron deficiency means, symptoms that you might...

How to Practice Self-Care While Grieving

This post was written by John Moreno, a Fitbit health coach. Fitbit health coaches are here to provide support, guidance, and accountability on your personalized health journey. All our coaches are certified health coaches or licensed professionals with rigorous training in behavior change. We will all grieve for something at some time in our...

The Secret to Busting Cravings

Imagine a world in which you can be surrounded by food and have the ability to manage your appetite and push past your cravings. Perhaps even eat fewer calories and not feel hungry all day long. Sound like a pipe dream? It’s not! By learning how to harness the power of the two most satiating nutrients, it’s possible to eat less, feel satisfied, and...

How to Get More Mindful Right Now

It can be hard to feel balanced right now. Anxiety rates in the United States have increased dramatically since the start of the pandemic. Everyone is transitioning to “new normal” routines, learning how to juggle work and home obligations, under one roof and at all times. Shelter-in-place has caused many to feel restless, and they can’t get out and...

Keys to Building a Virus-Combative Immune System

As early as childhood, most of us were taught the importance of having a healthy and strong immune system. While few individuals later understand the functionality of the immune system, the concept of “living a clean, toxin-free life” is embedded in some of our brains long before we even know what that all means. And even if we go through most of our...

The Benefits of Aloe Vera

Ah, aloe vera. It’s not only an eye-catching plant that can brighten up a sunny spot in your home, but it also packs quite the healing punch. (You’ve experienced it first-hand if you’ve ever slathered on a cooling gel after getting a painful sunburn.) The best part? You can use the gel straight out of the plant—no store-bought products necessary. ...

Fitbit is Teaming Up With Ayesha Curry For an Exciting New Series on Fitbit Premium

We’re so excited to share that Fitbit has officially partnered with Ayesha Curry, New York Times bestselling author, chef, restaurateur, and fitness enthusiast, to develop Ayesha Curry’s Premium Summer for Fitbit Premium. The series includes exclusive, original content for Fitbit Premium, with a focus on Ayesha’s passions: food and fitness.  You...

What to Do With Cookout Leftovers

Nothing says summer like grilling burgers and barbecue chicken in the backyard. A healthy BBQ is a fun and delicious time, but sometimes we all misjudge and cook more than everyone eats—and you’re left consuming leftovers for the entire week.  Luckily you don’t have to eat the same exact meal for days straight. There are lots of ways to turn...

What You Need to Know About Tracking Your Eating Habits Beyond Macros

If you’re using the Fitbit app to log your meals, you probably have a good sense of your calorie and macronutrient intake. But many Fitbit users want to track their nutrition numbers beyond just macros. Good news! We listened and the Fitbit food logging feature just got a little bit smarter. In the Fitbit app, you can now see your daily nutrients totals...

What the Heck Are Grounding Techniques?

There’s no denying that each of us experiences daily stressors in our lives. However, sometimes it’s not just the actual events and situations but the stories we start to weave about them that tend to increase anxiety. “So much of stress is our perception of what is transpiring,” says Jessica Matthews, DBH, NBC-HWC, E-RYT500, assistant professor of...

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