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Satisfy your sweet tooth and nourish your gut with this raspberry coconut collagen fudge from PaleoHacks! Made with real raspberries, each bite is chewy, tart, and bursting with nutrients. This quick-prep treat is a perfect alternative to traditional fudge and includes skin-nourishing collagen. Coconut butter makes this dessert both gluten-free and dairy-free, while honey offers
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“Anxiety” is a word thrown around perhaps a little too cavalierly these days, but it’s a mental health condition that impacts 40 million adults just in the US. Although it manifests itself differently in each person, the biggest symptoms of anxiety include excessive worrying, accelerated heart rate, and an inability to concentrate. I was diagnosed
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You only have 30 minutes? You can absolutely get in an intense calorie-burning, muscle-building session. This CrossFit workout involves running, some dumbbell moves, and box jumps for the ultimate total-body workout. CrossFit coach and competitor Dani Horan of Champlain Valley CrossFit said to engage your core throughout the workout, focus on good form, and work
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Weighted blankets are good for more than just keeping you warm and cozy while you sleep. There’s actually quite a bit of science behind why they work, especially for people with anxiety. A weighted blanket is exactly what it sounds like: a heavy blanket with evenly distributed weight throughout that essentially cocoons you while you’re
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You know the drill: a new product lands on shelves and claims that it’ll change your life, but the price tag is so astronomical that there’s no way it’ll fit into your budget. Such is the case with weighted blankets, which are thought to greatly ease anxiety and help you sleep. Because these blankets are
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If you’ve been experiencing fatigue, mood swings, social withdrawal, and weight gain, you may have Seasonal Affective Disorder. SAD for short, is a type of depression that typically affects people during the Fall and Winter months. We spoke with Ken Yeager, PhD, LISW, and director of the Stress, Trauma, and Resilience Program, at the Ohio
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Britney Spears is putting in the work, b*tch! The fit performer’s toned tummy and muscular legs didn’t just happen overnight; Britney stays in shape with everything from strength training to salsa dancing to yoga. In her latest Instagram video, Britney mixes it up with compound exercises with weights, more arm moves with dumbbells, crunches on
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Intermittent fasting (IF) has steadily been gaining popularity, and for so many reasons. It has more health benefits than you can count on your fingers and toes; one of the most important ones is that intermittent fasting could slow aging and help you live longer. Here are four reasons why. Autophagy Luiza Petre, MD, a
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There’s a reason full-body strength training moves are so popular: they fire up all your muscles, get you breathing heavy, and save you time. This move called the single-arm overhead squat looks basic, but it is intense! You’ll definitely feel sore tomorrow. Single Arm Overhead Squat Stand with your feet slightly wider than hip-distance apart.
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If you think your metabolism is slow, don’t feel like it’s completely out of your control. There are things you can do to increase your metabolic rate. Personal trainer Marcus Rice (marcus__rice on Instagram) wrote in an Instagram caption, “The most powerful way we can do this is through our activity. Obviously, exercise plays a
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When I was 14, I was diagnosed with depression. I didn’t understand it much at the time, only that I had finally found a word that encompassed all the feelings of helplessness, hopelessness, shame, and sadness that I was experiencing on a near-daily basis for years, which only got worse once I got to high
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Although these transformation photos are amazing, this inspiring story isn’t about weight loss at all. Rather, it’s about gaining balance, health, and happiness. Arielle Lorre (@theblondefiless on Instagram) told POPSUGAR, “My wellness journey started in February 2016 after having felt like I had lost control of my body. I have always been petite but over
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If you do your research, you can put together a decent keto meal at just about any restaurant . . . including one that’s known for its Cheddar Bay Biscuits. Yes, we’re talking about Red Lobster, and no, the biscuits aren’t keto. (But you can make a pretty delish low-carb biscuit at home.) You’ll have
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Belly fat is a trouble spot for lots of women. And it’s not just for aesthetic reasons; belly fat, or visceral fat, is the one that surrounds your organs and is the most dangerous for overall health. To get rid of it, many people turn to quick fixes such as juice cleanses and endless crunches.
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Metabolism is one of those words that gets thrown around a lot in health and wellness, especially if you’re trying to lose weight. Yes, you can boost your metabolism, but eating hot peppers and drinking cold water first thing in the morning won’t work. In order to learn more about our metabolism and how we
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Sure, vegan banana bread is pretty easy to make, but buying it at Trader Joe’s for $4 is even easier. Dedicated Trader Joe’s shoppers have spotted this new item on shelves, and we’re adding it to our list of must-have TJ’s groceries immediately. The sweet treat is made without eggs or butter, and the first
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None of us are strangers to the debilitating effects of anxiety. It goes something like this: everything is fine, and then suddenly, it’s not. Your heart starts to race, your stomach begins to ache, you stumble over your words, and you can’t shake the feeling that something is very, very wrong. You might not even
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People are always looking for the quickest way to lose weight, get in shape, and build muscle, and honestly, there’s no get-fit-quick scheme. Depending on your genetics, body type, and fitness level, it can take anywhere from a couple of months to years to see a transformation — and there’s nothing wrong with that. One
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Living with anxiety can make even the most routine of weeks difficult to get through. And with all of the various anxiety-combating tips and practices out there, finding what works for you can be equally overwhelming! Instead of adopting an entirely new way of life all at once, I challenge you to set aside one
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If you’ve made the leap and started the low-carb, high-fat ketogenic diet, you already know that the holidays are going to be tough. But here’s one less thing to stress about as you prep for your family gathering: Thanksgiving turkey is keto-friendly. “Turkey itself is keto-approved, as it has zero carbs,” Franziska Spritzler, RD, a
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As a fitness editor, I often write about diets like the low-carb, high-fat keto diet and body-type eating to educate people on the various ways they can reach their health goals. I don’t follow a specific diet, but I recently decided to try the Clean Program, a 21-day detox created by Dr. Alejandro Junger, after
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If you’re following the keto diet, it may seem like pumpkin spice season is off-limits for you: PSLs, pumpkin bread, and pumpkin chocolate chip cookies are all too carb-heavy to keep you in ketosis. But what about the actual pumpkin itself? Can you enjoy the seasonal root vegetable and still stay on track? It depends,