Why a “Gut Shot” Could Be the Key to a Healthy Holiday Season

Thanksgiving is here, and diet-wise, all bets are off. Whether you’re with family or attending a Friendsgiving, by the laws of tradition you reserve the right to indulge in as much tangy cranberry sauce and sweet potato-and-marshmallow casserole as you so desire. And while most guts have become relatively well seasoned in the art of … Read more

How Allyson Felix Keeps Her Mind and Body Healthy

Felix sees how this survey can start critical conversations around how health is affected by social and environmental drivers, especially amid the climate crisis. It illuminates the correlation between global warming and racial injustice, including pregnancy risks that disproportionately impact Black women. “When you’re born into these situations, they’re very difficult to come out of,” … Read more

Kitchen Cleaning Tips for a Healthy Home

Cleaning the kitchen may be more important than you think – it’s vital for your physical and mental wellbeing. Regular cleaning gets rid of germs, allergens, and food particles that attract pests. You’ll get to enjoy a beautiful kitchen that is stress-free and more organized. If you are dealing with a kitchen pest problem, reach … Read more

Healthy Cooking: 8 Simple Tips for Improving Your Meals at Home, According to Pro Nutritionists

Photographed by Annie Leibovitz, Vogue, September 2006 As we continue to have more flexibility in working from home, many of us are spending additional time in the kitchen. Whether this notion is exciting, daunting, or both depends on the individual—but for many, health consciousness is top of mind in stocking our cupboards and rustling up … Read more

Boxgreen eyes tea market after healthy snacks success, sees 20% growth

Plant-based snacks have been the trendy thing this year, and businesses that are early-movers like healthy snacks maker Boxgreen have benefited from the hype. This is as Covid-19 has made people get more health-conscious and “pickier with their snack choices, seeking alternatives from what they can find on supermarket shelves,” said Boxgreen’s co-founder Andrew Lim … Read more

Using Shatavari to Support Healthy Hormone Balance

Shatavari is an Ayurvedic herb traditionally used to support healthy hormone balance and female reproductive health. Its scientific name is Asparagus racemosus—as the name implies, it’s a member of the asparagus family. It is considered adaptogenic, which means that instead of narrowly focusing on one body part, it’s thought to help support balance and rejuvenate … Read more

Malaysian startup for healthy bird’s nest jelly mooncakes as gifts

Social media and e-commerce have made it effortless for any Tom, Dick, and Harry to start a business from their homes, and even those with little experience can pick up the basic skills easily. One such entrepreneur is Lynnneve, a 22-year-old business student majoring in marketing. Along with her partner Scott, they launched lunárr this … Read more

Reasons For Consistent Healthy Sleep Routines

  For centuries, parents, and caregivers have known about the importance of a regular bedtime for children. The importance of consistency in healthy sleep routines for adults is something we’ve become more aware of much more recently. Being constant in our routines has various benefits, just as irregular sleep can contribute to chronic health problems. … Read more

4 Ways To Keep Skin Healthy And Combat Inflammation

Sometimes, issues that show up on the surface of your skin have deeper roots—especially if you have a chronic health condition. For example, if you have psoriatic arthritis (PsA)—an inflammatory condition that impacts your joints and your skin—you might notice scaly, itchy lesions that actually stem from underlying immune-system inflammation. And while an inflammatory health … Read more