Maca (not to be confused with the Japanese tea matcha) is a Peruvian plant related to the mustard family that grows in an intensely cold, windy, and sun-drenched environment. Its flavor and aroma are akin to butterscotch.
Technically, it’s humanly impossible to go sugar-free as your body converts most of what it ingests into sugar. This, in turn, is what largely powers your brain. Before you take that as carte blanche to raid the sweets aisle in your local supermarket, let’s take a closer look at the way the body uses sugar, particularly excess sugar – the domain of all our favorite sweet treats.
Clean eating is a style of eating where people choose foods that are in their whole, unprocessed form, as opposed to foods that are packaged, boxed, or have lengthy ingredient lists with words you can’t pronounce.
What if I told you the latest diet trend wasn’t about what food you should eat? No meal plans or food restrictions. No sugar-free, low carb, keto, or paleo labels. No avoiding your favorite foods or eating foods you hate.
If there is one thing we all have in common these days, it is stress! The global pandemic has been a tipping point (in the wrong direction) for many of us. Whether fears about our health, financial concerns, or simply the frustration of being on “lockdown”, many of us are feeling the negative impact of living under enormously stressful conditions.
Achy joints and digestive issues are accepted as an unavoidable part of aging, while the truth is, inflammation is often the cause of our discomfort. Chronic inflammation is the root cause of a wide variety of illnesses
May is Osteoporosis Awareness Month, here are 5 essential facts you need to know.
Courtney Sunday is the author of “Mindfulness For Surviving Life’s Challenges” and “Mindfulness For PMS, Hangovers And Other Real World Situations“. Courtney believes that meditation can be an accent to life that doesn’t need to feel like a chore and that any amount can help us to combat stress and feel more connected to those around us.
Nina Semczuk has over 15 years of yoga experience. She teaches outdoor yoga in New York City during the warmer months and is a freelance writer and editor. Most of us don’t have time to practice a restorative yoga sequence to wind down before bed, as much as we know how it’d help us relax and fall asleep faster.
If virtual happy hour, online gym classes, and long conference calls for work are getting old, check out our curated list of programs and videos with something for everyone, whether you’re a history buff or wannabe celebrity chef. Best of all? They won’t hurt your budget. All but one class is offered free of charge.