Category Archives: Lifestyle & Aging

5 Morning Habits to Loosen Stiff Joints

Do you deal with morning stiffness or joint discomfort?

Stiff joints can occur in the morning due to a tough workout the day before, because of joint problems you have, or simply because you’re growing older. For most people, that stiffness eases up and goes away over time, but it’s no fun to deal with for the first hour or so. 

7 Joint Tips for the Lifelong Athlete

Joint discomfort impacts millions of people in the United States and abroad.  Chronic joint stiffness and achiness can become debilitating, particularly when it results in fatigue, weakness, and lack of range of motion.

For the lifelong athlete, lack of movement translates to a lack of play, fun, and wellbeing.

Aging is an inevitable process, but there are strategies and daily habits that can help you manage and support your joints and the quality of life you want.

Everyone is different, so try to see which tips and combinations offer you the best results. 

3 Natural Ways to Repair Broken Bones

Fractures—or breaks in bone—are serious business!

Not only can they be painful and inhibit your activities of daily living, they can potentially lead to problems in the future if they don’t repair and rejuvenate properly.

In the case of aging people, a bone break can be far worse—even life-threatening.

The good news is that there are bone and joint care steps you can take to help rejuvenate broken bones naturally.  

Matcha vs Green Tea

With a history as rich as its flavor, matcha is a versatile tea with both medicinal and culinary applications. Read on to learn how matcha can help you live a healthier, more relaxed life.   History Before matcha tea, green tea was a highly treasured medicine dating back to the Tang Dynasty of China in […]

4 Nutrients That Support Healthy Hair

Do you want hydrated, voluminous hair? Read on! Today, we’re going to discuss nutrients that can help you maintain healthy hair from the inside out.   Vitamin A Vitamin A is a necessary micronutrient that plays a role in many bodily functions, such as boosting your immune system. Vitamin A also plays a role in […]

What Affects Cholesterol More: Diet or Exercise?

If you’re worried about high cholesterol, you may be wondering, “How can I lower my cholesterol level? Where do I even begin?” Not to worry! While high cholesterol can be scary, lowering your cholesterol can also be relatively straightforward. The secret is diet and exercise. While simple, in theory, implementing a diet and exercise regimen […]

Why Do I Have Acne?

Many people experience bouts of acne during adolescence. However, adults can have acne that is just as frustrating! What’s worse – it can be hard to treat. Over-the-counter creams and face wash products are effective for some people, but not everyone. Prescription treatments have better results but often come with serious side effects. So, what […]

5 Ways Zinc Can Support Your Overall Health

Zinc is a naturally occurring mineral and an essential nutrient for humans.   Without adequate zinc daily, we can experience issues in our general health and wellness. In today’s post, we recap five major systems of the body that zinc plays a role in and what might occur if we don’t consume enough!   Immune System […]

10 Cosmetic Ingredients to Avoid

When it comes to makeups, lotions, soaps/shampoos, and other beauty products, the ingredients list can get confusing. What the heck is diethylhexyl phthalate anyway? In the United States, oversight of cosmetics is painfully lacking. Luckily, we’re here to help guide you through some dangerous ingredients you should avoid when shopping for personal care products. Here’s […]

5 Foods that Support Your Immune System

With COVID-19 on everyone’s mind, it’s crucial to maintain a healthy immune system. There are many things you can do to boost your immune system or to keep it from falling behind. Lifestyle changes such as diet and exercise can be incredibly powerful in maintaining the strength of the immune system. Today, let’s focus on […]

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