You’re done with the holidays and ready for the resolutions, and at this point, you’re really just craving a snack that does your body good. Or maybe you’re craving a whole meal. Whatever you’re in the mood for, incorporating these five winter superfoods into your cooking routine will get your new year started right.
You’ve no doubt heard the buzz about how terrible sitting is for your body, and about stand up desks, but have you really considered the many benefits and possible downfalls of working on your feet? Read on for our list of the top benefits of standing desks.
Using a standing desk:
• Eases back pain caused by sitting all day
• Helps maintain focus and mental stamina
• Increases productivity
• Increases energy levels
If you’ve ever had a compressed or pinched nerve, or dealt with any nerve pain at all, like a funny bone hit, you know just how tough it can be to put on a smile and face the day. But heavy medication isn’t always the only option for dealing with nerve pain.
Within these 16 natural approaches, you may find just the right one for your body. Most involve addressing the inflammation that may be causing the pain.
1. Drink water
H20 is a must for addressing the underlying causes of inflammation. Hydration keeps you healthy, period.
Whether you drink a ginger tonic of sorts, bathe in it or eat it, ginger is an excellent anti-inflammatory found in nature.
“Like…olives?” they inevitably ask.
Not quite, but close. Olive leaf extract.
Then I have to explain why I brought it up in the first place. Here’s why: I fully believe in it for detoxification and immune system support.* Whenever someone mentions getting sick or needed to recharge, that’s where my head goes.
And I fully believe in it for quite a few reasons.
We could go on and on about which supplements to choose for stocking stuffers for everyone in your family this holiday season. Whether you’re searching for a last minute, healthy lifestyle gift for your mother, your best friend or your third cousin’s son, we could point you in the right direction.
But today, we want to give some love to the other members of our family—our pets.
From food sources to absorption, from individual biology to recognizing symptoms, we’ve got a lot to talk about when we talk about B12 deficiency. B12, though, is crucial to our bodies’ healthy function—so it’s worth the conversation.
Read on to find out.
Then a serious low. Because carbs are serious business.
But this year, you’ve got a secret. You can get on the cookie train with a free ticket. Here’s how:
There’s a lot we could say about this supplement.
Often, the visits aren’t because of a sliced thumb attained while carving the bird, or a bout of food poisoning from spoiled milk.
Instead, they’re the result of some serious upper abdominal pain that’s caused by gallstones that have formed over months or years.
Gallstones are believed to be the result of over-consumption of fats and refined sugars, as well as bacterial imbalances caused by lack of nutritive intake and dehydration.
But what do the holidays have to do with gallbladder pain?
Multiple triggers. Multiple drugs. Multiple yucky side effects. Multiple migraines.
How do you break the severe headache cycle without introducing prescriptions into your routine?
Stress, lack of sleep, exposure to bright light, shift in weather or barometric pressure, certain foods, loud noises, and extreme temperatures can all be potential triggers for severe headaches.
Tip two: Stop them before they start.
In addition to recognizing triggers and avoiding them when possible, it also helps to pay close attention to the signs and symptoms as you feel a headache coming on, which allows you to take action before it becomes too painful.
Try these other options under your doctor’s supervision.
In honor of all the hectic fun yet to come, here are our tips for keeping your body feeling well throughout.