Healthy Living & Wellness

- Inclusion of soybean and linseed oils in the diet of dairy cows made the fatty acid content of their milk even healthier for human nutrition. It also increased the proportions of omega-6 and omega-3, which in the right balance play a key role in ... [Read More]


- A new study sheds light on how processed foods mess with one's gut microbiome, and why Variety of packaged food Processed foods are a symbol of the United States, known around the world, due to the reach of the American culture machine. Oreos, ... [Read More]


- The AIP diet was designed to help reduce inflammation, pain, and other symptoms caused by autoimmune diseases, such as lupus, celiac disease, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, psoriasis, Hashimoto thyroiditis, dermatomyositis, ... [Read More]

- Today’s diet trends, particularly keto , have led to skepticism about carbs — and cutting back on everything from bread to bananas . But is swapping your morning oatmeal and afternoon apple for eggs and avocado really the best way to support ... [Read More]

- I decided to make yoga a consistent part of my exercise routine — so I downloaded Inner Dimension. My relationship with yoga has been a journey. In my early 20s, I ended up in a class because it was the only thing left on the gym schedule ... and I couldn’t keep a straight face when the class collectively chanted "om." In my mid 20s, I turned to yoga classes to stretch my body and show it some love after HIIT workouts — but I was still unable to quiet my mind. I was that person who would sneak out during savasana to be first in line for the shower. It wasn’t until a few years later ... [Read More]


- These low-impact moves strengthen and stretch key areas. Are your knees feeling achy, stiff, or otherwise not so hot? You’re in luck. Our latest Sweat With SELF video is all about low-impact exercises for knee pain relief . Led by Taylor and ... [Read More]


- When it comes to food and heart health, there are two factors that matter: the kind of food you eat and the timing of it. While eating three meals a day is the standard set by all guidelines, for a majority of people, it isn’t a reality. It’s ... [Read More]

- You Don't Know Beans, but Now You Will As a registered dietitian, I'm thrilled with the increased interest in plant-based eating , but at the same time, I'm discouraged by the fact that overall, produce intake has declined. We all know that produce ... [Read More]

- Coffee is one of the most popular hot drinks along with tea. People love to debate about the drink of their choice, calling it better than the other. There are many physical, social, and mental advantages of both beverages. Some people go to an ... [Read More]

- It’s a common misconception that an effective or high-quality workout can only happen in a gym or studio setting where you have access to large and/or fancy equipment. Others believe making progress toward fitness goals must cost a fortune in both money and time. Here’s some good news: You can get in a quality workout at home by using your own body weight as resistance. The recent pandemic made clear how crucial at-home workouts are for individuals who work from home, don’t have access (or time to go) to a gym, and/or busy parents who simply don’t have enough space in their day ... [Read More]

- Search Home >","post_uuid":"af5b179f4040b0a15291d25a10d5c549","publish_date":"May 5, 2021","title":"10 Yoga Poses to Boost Your Immunity","type":"post","membership_content":true,"gated":true}"> Share this Join Yoga Journal Create a personalized ... [Read More]

- You’ve likely noticed that moisturizer or after-sun lotion often contains aloe vera due to its soothing anti-inflammatory properties. But while aloe vera has long been known to be good for the skin, there are lots of other health benefits to be ... [Read More]

- It's no secret getting enough vegetables is important for your overall health, and particularly heart health. But which vegetables are best, and how much is actually enough? According to new research published in the European Journal of ... [Read More]

- Photo: Stocksy /Carolyn Lagattuta W hile fruit is always a healthy , sweet food to enjoy as part of a wholesome diet, it’s even more enjoyable to have a fruit salad or a refreshing piece of fruit to cool off during the warmer months. And while ... [Read More]

- It can often seem as if these uncomfortable reactions we have to certain foods have suddenly appeared in adulthood, whereas in previous years they were never an issue. However, the food intolerances you could be experiencing may have been developing throughout the previous years. Some reports suggest that the symptoms of stress could be responsible for the flaring of symptoms for pre-existing food intolerances. It is important to note, that certain symptoms of stress are similar to those of food intolerance, such as fatigue, headaches and migraines. This results in people self-diagnosing ... [Read More]

- Researchers say a Mediterranean-style diet can reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease by helping cleanse the brain. Experts add that Mediterranean diets can also lower inflammation and blood sugar levels. They recommend filling up on Mediterranean-style foods and then supplementing with other items only if you’re still hungry. Eating a Mediterranean-style diet may help protect your brain from Alzheimer’s disease. That’s the conclusion of a new study published May 5 in the online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Researchers reported that ... [Read More]

- The best part: It'll only take 5 minutes of your day, anytime, anywhere. After day after day after day of sitting and typing, whenever you stand up, there's a good chance you feel an ever-so-slight pinch. It sits in the front of your hips, which have grown tight and stiff. And it's hard to open those hips up later, whether you're headed out on a run or to a squat session at the gym. The solution: This hip mobility series from Men's Health fitness director Ebenezer Samuel, C.S.C.S . The simple bodyweight flow will open your tight hips and loosen your upper body, too. "And you can do it all in ... [Read More]

- Ever heard of GHB situps? Crunches, situps, and planks probably consistently make appearances in your core workouts. But sometimes you need a fresh twist to your routine (or a starting point if you’re new to the sweat scene) to keep your muscles challenged and your midsection working hard. Enter: abs machines. "If you're new to exercise, it can be tough to know when you're actually engaging your core, which can sometimes lead to lower back pain ," says Angela Gargano, CPT, a personal trainer at Performix House in New York City. "Doing basic exercises with a machine can help beginners ... [Read More]

- This energizing yoga sequence was designed by the Sweat app instructor Phyllicia Bonanno for those new to yoga or those looking to strengthen their foundational poses. Fact-Checked No matter if you’re battling stiff and sore muscles or are simply in need of a solid stretch, this yoga flow from Phyllicia Bonanno, an instructor with the Sweat app, has got you covered. Bonanno practices vinyasa yoga , a style of yoga that involves a dynamic flow of poses and movements that are linked together with purposeful breaths. Don’t worry if you’re new to yoga . “This flow is perfect for ... [Read More]

- Always Hungry Midmorning? You May Not Be Eating Enough Calories at Breakfast Breakfast may just be the most important meal of the day, but finding time to scrounge up something to eat in the morning can be a real challenge. In fact, you may be tempted to skip the hassle altogether, especially if you're trying to limit your daily calorie intake . However, cutting out breakfast can be counterproductive, in more ways than one. Claire Anspach , RD, explained that eating a balanced breakfast not only kickstarts your metabolism, but also provides the energy (read: calories) your body needs in ... [Read More]