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How a Good Night’s Rest Affects Your Skin

There are plenty of reasons to try to get a good night’s rest. Among them: increased productivity and energy, reduced stress and inflammation, and even, potentially, weight loss. One benefit you may not think of, however, is better skin health. “Skin undergoes circadian rhythms where specific activities occur in the morning and others in the...

Dessert Recipe: Oats & Chia Chocolate Peanut Butter Pudding with Berries

This oats and chia chocolate pudding is loaded with protein, fiber, antioxidants, and healthy fats. Plus, it’s so easy to throw together! The combination of Greek yogurt, chia seeds, milk, and peanut butter pack a protein punch in this recipe and will leave you feeling satisfied and full of energy. Meanwhile, oats, chia seeds, and berries are...

How Your Friendships Can Make You A Healthier Person

In today’s fast-paced culture of busyness, it can be hard to carve out a few minutes for yourself every day, let alone time to connect with friends. But if you want to be a healthier person—mentally, emotionally, and physically—it turns out, making friendships a priority is one of the best things you can do. “Friendships have started to be viewed...

Heart Rate Variability: What It Is and Why It Matters

You regularly hit your weekly exercise goals (Active Zone Minutes, anyone?), log your physical activity with exercise modes on your Fitbit watch, and pay attention to your sleep patterns with Fitbit’s advanced sleep tools. You know that your Fitbit tracker or smartwatch can help you dial into key metrics, like your resting heart rate—and you may have...

7 Dietitian-Approved Snacks to Eat While Watching the Summer’s Biggest Competition

Do you know what’s more fun than sitting down to watch the big competition this summer with friends and family? Eating delicious sports-themed snacks while you celebrate. And these dietitian-approved snack ideas are the perfect choice. American Glory Greek Yogurt Don’t just wear red, white, and blue to cheer on the USA, but incorporate...

Should You Try Acupuncture for Better Sleep?

You’ve tried meditation to help you sleep, cutting out your 3 p.m. latte, and melatonin. Yet you still can’t seem to doze off in a reasonable amount of time or stay in dream mode and get a good night’s sleep. Maybe it’s time to consider acupuncture. This ancient practice from traditional Chinese medicine “is a reasonable treatment for various...

A Guide to Rice: How to Pick Which One is Right For You

Rice is a staple food for over half the world’s population, particularly in Asia. A rich source of carbohydrate, rice plays an important role in fuelling these populations and delivering important nutrients. There are 5,000 different varieties of rice from around the world. Along with a variety of colors, shapes, and sizes, they come with a number of...

Dessert Recipe: Fudgesicle Bars with Date Caramel

Hot summer days call for cool sweet treats. These creamy “fudgesicles” are so decadent that no one will believe that it’s not dairy and that they contain only 5 grams of sugar per serving. It’s all in the creamy coconut milk, date caramel, and salty-sweet crunchy toppings that elevate a simple vegan ice cream base to a sensational fudgesicle. Try this...

Healthy Recipe: Ahi Tuna Tacos with Spicy Crema & Pickled Slaw

These ahi tuna tacos are a simple meal to whip up and a fun way to elevate your standard taco! To accompany these fresh tuna tacos we’ve added pickled cabbage and to kick up the flavor, a spicy crema—making them the perfect combination of crunch, spice, and freshness. Everything a taco should be! Not only are they tasty, these tacos are packed...

8 Ways to Make Quick Workouts More Effective

Being short on time doesn’t mean you can’t get in a great workout. However, you need to approach your exercise differently. You don’t want to waste time looking for a routine on Instagram or waiting for the lat pulldown machine to open up. You also need to go in with the right mindset so you work hard (but not too hard) every second. The next...

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