The Most Important Natural Beauty Swaps To Make In 2019

The Most Important Natural Beauty Swaps To Make In 2019

The truth is, natural beauty options and strategies tend to produce better results than synthetic cosmetics. When you go with chemical, mass-produced options, you’re exposing yourself to products made with a bottom-line in mind, rather than circulated owing to their known effectiveness. Learn more about healthy beauty swaps in this article.

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Stay Positive When It's Cold Outside: 4 Helpful Tips

Stay Positive When It's Cold Outside: 4 Helpful Tips

A lot of people may not realize it, but the cold weather has a critical impact on your overall health. During the fall and winter, people are more inclined towards feeling anxious, sad, and even depressed. If you have these symptoms then you may be experiencing seasonal affective disorder (SAD). SAD is a condition that occurs when the season's change and people develop depression or other medical illnesses because of the weather outside. According to Psychology Today, approximately 10 million Americans suffer from seasonal affective disorder. It’s important to recognize if you are negatively affected by colder temperatures, so you can take the necessary steps to fix it. Here are four ways to help overcome the negativity you feel during the cold weather months. 

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5 Vacation Activities to Benefit Your Mind and Body

5 Vacation Activities to Benefit Your Mind and Body

Why do we come back from vacation feeling worse than when we left? Often, it’s from over-scheduling, over-indulging, or over-doing it in general. But it doesn’t have to be this way. There are simple ways to have a healthy vacation and still enjoy yourself. One highly effective trick to returning refreshed is to choose activities that benefit your mind and body. Sure exercise and saunas are good stress relievers. But it’s not enough to hit the hotel gym or spa. After all, that's only a small part of your vacay day. What about those other 8 to 10 hours you have left to fill? What you choose to do with them impacts your mood and physical fitness too. Here are five getaway activities guaranteed to have you returning home feeling healthy in mind and body.

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3 Healthy Food Trends To Try

3 Healthy Food Trends To Try

The rate of obesity in America has risen to 39% and boils down to two main reasons: not getting enough regular exercise and not eating a healthy balanced diet. Going on a fitness retreat can certainly help kickstart your weight loss journey. You can learn about the types of foods that can help you control your weight better and eat as part of a balanced diet. The good news is that healthy eating isn’t about dry cereals and boiled vegetables. There are some tasty health food trends that you can try at home and really enjoy eating as part of your new lifestyle. 

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4 Dietary Changes To Reduce The Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes

4 Dietary Changes To Reduce The Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes

Roughly 90% of cases of type 2 diabetes and prediabetes in the US could be avoided by lifestyle changes, according to Harvard School of Public Health. While there are people who are genetically predisposed to developing the condition, many others could avoid it, and can reverse symptoms by making changes to their diet. Maintaining a healthy weight and getting regular exercise are important factors in avoiding the condition, but the quality of your diet also plays an integral role. The standard American diet has evolved to become low in nutrients and high in refined carbohydrates, contributing to the rise in type 2 diabetes. So what should your diet look like if you want to avoid developing the condition?

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What Are Food Sensitivities?

What Are Food Sensitivities?

Food sensitivities are a real thing and impact many people. From nut and dairy allergies to gluten intolerance and soy based issues, we see guests at the fitness retreat each week who are seeking answers and relief. Food sensitivities can show up in the form of an actual allergy to an intolerance and can produce a whole host of symptoms. We’ll cover allergies and intolerances in this blog post as, a list of symptoms and a few strategies that can help identify if you might be suffering from some type of food based issue.

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