Fitness

Praised by many as a superfood, wheatgrass is made from the freshly sprouted leaves of the wheat plant. I’ve seen signage at juice shops across the country touting the myriad benefits — it detoxes your body, supports your immune system, makes your skin and hair glow, etc. I’ve been a sporadic drinker of this dense
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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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Clear some space in your freezers, folks, because there’s a new healthy ice cream brand in town, and you’re going to want every single flavor. World, meet Culture Republick. It’s the first-ever light ice cream that’s jam-packed with live probiotic cultures, aka the good-for-your-gut stuff that help regulate your digestive system. POPSUGAR got the inside
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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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A few months ago, I had this great idea to train like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson for a few weeks. I had come across his workout programs online and was feeling slightly lazy and didn’t want to design my own, so I worked out like the Rock. The Rock trains like a bodybuilder — if
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When Weight Watchers (now simply called WW) changed its point system to make more foods worth zero SmartPoints, it opened a lot of doors for zero-point recipe ideas. One of my favorites is a zero-point chili that’s chock-full of flavor and veggies. I make mine with no meat simply because I hate cooking the stuff,
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Before throwing out your jack-o’-lantern’s guts, use the pumpkin seeds to make a healthy snack. High in plant sterols and phytochemicals, pumpkin seeds aid in lowering cholesterol and also promote good prostate health. On top of that, they’re also a good source of protein and fiber, making them a great snack if you’re trying to
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We’re pretty obsessed with SmartSweets low-sugar candy; the new-and-improved gummy bears taste just like the convenience store candy you grew up with, and dare we say the Sweet Fish are even better than their full-sugar Swedish Fish counterparts. So when we saw the sweets company was selling fun-size packs just in time for Halloween, we
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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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When it comes to burning body fat, a lot of women have the same target area: the belly. Much to the chagrin of many of us, belly fat is notoriously stubborn, and it’s important to note that you can’t spot reduce fat. In other words, simply being diligent about crunches isn’t going to help you
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You’re gonna be sore tomorrow. Just set yourself up for that. These wall balls are that intense! Walking might be an issue, because your legs and butt are going to feel a little wobbly. Oh, and your abs — try not to laugh tomorrow. Your arms? Someone else will have to brush your hair. This
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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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How often have you blown off a workout or gone days without going to the gym because you don’t think you have the time? We get it: work, family, social life, and other obligations tend to make it to the top of your priority list before your own needs. But there’s the thing — everyone
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I’ve been taking a low dose of anxiety medication since finals week of my senior year of college. For a long time, it was exactly what I needed to keep my symptoms at bay. Unfortunately, though, as I made my way into my 30s with a full-time consulting job, a side hustle, and a new
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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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Looking for a quick high-protein, savory-sweet dinner? Are you also trying to eat a more plant-based diet? This recipe is so easy and delicious, you’ll want to add it to your weekly meal rotation. This recipe is made with tempeh, which is whole fermented soybeans. It’s less processed than tofu, which is made from soymilk,
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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,
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Holidays can be a real drag if you have dietary restrictions, and with Halloween being all about the candy, it can be downright scary. But there’s good news for those avoiding gluten: although you’ll have to steer clear of homemade mummy-shaped cakes and brownies decorated adorably with spiderwebs, most candy bars and hard candies get
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