CategoryHealth

The Dos and Don’ts of Workout Recovery

Recovery is an essential part of any workout routine. Recovery may not be as exciting as your workouts, but what you do post-workout can have a huge impact on your overall fitness, progress, and results. Put simply, your muscles can only do so much for you, especially if you don’t allow them to recover and give them what they need to perform. I began researching workout recovery because I feel somewhat sore or achy on most days. My typical workout […]

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5 Body Positive Fitness Goals to Inspire You

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In my previous post, Ditch the Scale, I shared five reasons to get rid of the scale for good. However, if you are like me, then you may be asking how to stay motivated to eat well and exercise without the weekly weigh-in. In this post, I would love to share a few positive fitness goals that may resonate with you. Goal 1. Daily Exercise We all know that exercise and movement are awesome for you. In addition, daily exercise […]

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Ditch The Scale: Your Body and Mind Will Thank You

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My relationship with the scale may be similar to yours. I hate to call it a relationship, but for a long time I would have daily or weekly emotional meetings with the scale. So, I would say we were pretty connected. For years I had a goal weight in my head. I thought that when I reached that goal I would be super happy, I would love my body, I would love myself, and life would be sunshine and rainbows. […]

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Thrive Market Review: And Favorite Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Finds

Thrive Market is one of my go-to shops for healthy snacks and pantry staples. I follow a gluten-free and dairy-free diet and Thrive Market makes it effortless to find foods that fit my dietary needs. This article contains my complete Thrive Market Review, and answers the question, “is it worth the cost of membership?) (note: the answer is yes!) In the past, I have spent hours at the grocery store reading product labels. I became discouraged because of the limited […]

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10 Little-Known Gluten Intolerance Symptoms That You Shouldn’t Ignore

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Gluten-free may sound like a fad diet. However, the truth is that many people would benefit from removing gluten from their diets. According to the New England Journal of Medicine, more than 55 diseases have been linked to gluten. A few of these diseases include irritable bowel disease, rheymatoid arthritis, and almost all autoimmune diseases. The most well known condition related to gluten is celiac disease. Celiac disease is a hereditary autoimmune condition that affects about 3 million Americans, or […]

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Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis Resources

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After sharing My Experience with Hashimoto’s, I started thinking about how overwhelming Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis can be. From diagnosis to treatment, there are so many decisions to be made. Without the right resources this can cause some to feel hopeless about their ability to feel better. When I received a diagnosis of Hashimoto’s in 2015 I began to research as much as possible to learn everything that I could about this condition. With this post I want to share with you […]

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My Experience with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis: Diagnosis and Treatment

I have been on a bit of a hiatus due to work, family, and life in general. Thankfully, the school year is coming to an end. I am excited to finally wrap up my school psychology job and get back to writing. A topic that I have been wanting to write about is Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. I haven’t written about this in the past because it’s such an elusive condition. I say elusive because there are so many different viewpoints about […]

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Spirulina Benefits: Nature’s Superfood Supplement

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I have been adding spirulina powder to my morning protein shake for about a year now. After I heard about how it can boost energy and protect overall health I had to try it and now I’m hooked. Spirulina truly is nature’s superfood supplement. In this post, I’d love to share information about spirulina benefits, how to choose a spirulina supplement, and how to easily add it to your daily routine. Trust me, you will love it! What is Spirulina? […]

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Easy Ways to Add Healthy Fats to Your Diet

“Have you had your fat today?” This is probably not something you’re used to hearing, but believe it or not, just as you need enough protein, veggies,and other vital nutrients, healthy fats are an essential part of an overall healthy diet. Fortunately, the misconceptions about fat are being debunked revealing that fat does not make you fat and that it is actually crucial to your health. As a result, moderate to higher fat diets are becoming more popular as people […]

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Give Me All the Wine..Without the Headaches

Have you ever thought about what is in your wine? I know most of you are thinking…nope I just drink the wine. Well, I didn’t either until I recently found out that I can enjoy wine and not worry about headaches and brain fog the next day. You could say I was pretty thrilled to discover this wine. I didn’t drink wine until my husband and I visited Italy for our honeymoon. While in Italy we tried all of the […]

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