Headaches can be frustrating, popping up when you're tense, stressed, dehydrated or otherwise unbalanced. It's easy to blame them on the obvious culprits: a late night, a skipped meal or an insane work schedule. But some of your healthiest ha... Read more
Caffeine: Most of us can't get through the day without it. Whether brewing a fresh pot of coffee in the morning, enjoying lunch with a refreshing can of cola, or recharging in the afternoon with an energy drink, we have many routines and food rit... Read more
There just doesn’t seem to be enough hours in the day to accomplish everything you need to do. And it can feel like an added stressor when you are trying to integrate healthy habits into your already hectic schedule. But if you make time for he... Read more
Although the foods you eat cannot treat depression, your diet does have significant effects on your mood, energy levels, mental health, and your ability to cope with stress. If you suffer from depression or seasonal affective disorder (SAD), certain... Read more
The idea that regular exercise can improve symptoms of depression and anxiety is not new. Hippocrates was the first Western physician to prescribe this treatment 2,500 years ago, and doctors have been recommending it to their patients ever since. All... Read more
Does anyone have any advice on how to deal with shin splints while walking or running??? I don't feel any pain with regular walking, just when I'm power walking or running. I also never feel any pain while working out. #firstpost... Read more
Do any of you have to deal with a person who sabotages your meal plans. My roommate was gone for three weeks but now that she's back I'm finding it harder to stick to my plan has my food goes missing and the repeated "you can have a cheat day"... Read more
Dealing with tons of anxiety as I try to start over. Some days I just don't care, I'm praying those days will be fewer and fewer. My family needs me to recover and be healthy and well. I have to for their sakes. May God strengthen me today 😎... Read more
Feeling horrible this morning :( lots of lower back pain (I'm prone to it) dealing with my period too and I'm so tiiiiired..... Took ibuprofen, hope to feel better..My day consist of sanding drywall (so we can paint nxt wk) and shopping, how about u?... Read more
Did you know the energy water flavor packs have 120 MG of caffeine each? After some really killer headaches, anxiety, and irritability, I figured out the cause. I was drinking a few a day after my 1 cup of coffee in the morning. Oops!... Read more
If your goal is to decrease and/or eliminate the caffeine in coffee, try easing into that goal with part decaf and part regular coffee. I use high quality (bold) decaf with half mild regular coffee. That way I get some caffeine and avoid caffeine wit... Read more
Instead of using caffeine to keep yourself awake, trying doing a short (maybe 10 minute) workout. Because of my new life schedule, I' m having trouble staying awake to get everything done. Instead of buying a coffee yesterday, I did a 10 minute card... Read more
You enjoy a cup of coffee with your breakfast, a glass of tea in the afternoon, a sports drink as you recover from your workout and a few pieces of chocolate to sooth your sweet tooth after dinner. Nearly 80 percent of people around the world consume... Read more
Since I was a teenager, caffeine and I have had a tumultuous relationship. (I'm not the only one.)I started taking caffeine pills and drinking coffee (bottled Frappucinos, mostly) at 16. An overachiever, I was suffering from an eating disorder, a... Read more
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