How Long Covid Impacts the Entire Body
We’ve been talking about long covid for what feels like forever. We know what the symptoms are, how it affects the mitochondria, and who’s at risk for the condition. But, until now, we have really yet to understand how long covid impacts the entire body. New research offers insight into just how Covid-19 can linger throughout the body and impact daily life. Long Covid 101: Long Covid is difficult to diagnose. It’s a chronic illness with a wide variety of symptoms, many of whi
Your Guide to Non-Dairy Milks
If you’re one of the 65% of adults who are lactose intolerant, you may often find yourself drinking non-dairy milk. And with dozens of options, it can be hard to know which milk alternate to choose. In this blog, we’ll break down the pros and cons of the most popular non-dairy milk options and tell you what to look for when buying your next carton. Non-dairy milk 101: We’ve all been told countless times to drink our milk. And for good reason! Dairy milk is full of protein, ca
Is Mold Causing Your Chronic Fatigue?
Have you been feeling more tired lately? Finding difficulty in memory, focus, and concentration? Or maybe even experiencing dizziness when standing up? If you answered yes to these questions, there’s a chance that you’re suffering from chronic fatigue caused by exposure to toxic mold. Unfortunately, just because it’s cold outside doesn’t mean that mold stopped flourishing inside your warm, heated house. In this blog, we’ll explore the symptoms of toxic mold exposure, how mold
A Beginner's Guide to Working Out
One of the best things you can do for your health is exercise regularly. After just a couple of workouts, you'll be able to feel and see the beneficial effects throughout your entire body. However, we understand that it can be hard to find the motivation and drive to develop a consistent workout routine. In this blog, we’ll break down why exercise is so important and give you some tips to develop a workout plan of your own. Exercise 101: Exercise can benefit everyone, regardl
Your Guide to Choosing the Best Dark Chocolate
Dark chocolate usually gets a pretty good reputation. It’s delicious, contains less sugar than milk chocolate, and contains some powerful anti-oxidants. However, when choosing your dark chocolate treats, you must choose carefully. Unfortunately, according to several studies, most chocolate contains a toxic heavy metal called cadmium. Keep reading to learn more about which dark chocolates contain cadmium, and which ones you can binge guilt-free. Dark chocolate 101: Dark chocol
Melatonin isn't working? Try these supplements!
Feel like you’ve tried everything when it comes to sleep? You’ve perfected your bedtime routine, have great sleep hygiene, and take your melatonin every night. Yet, for some reason still can’t get good quality sleep? Luckily, melatonin is not the only supplement that can be used to augment your sleep. Sometimes, you need a supplement that will help to quiet your racing thoughts, something that deals with the neurotransmitter GABA. Keep reading to learn more. The problem with
Are You Harming Your Body with too Much HIIT?
We’ve all heard of HIIT workouts. You’ve probably even done a HIIT workout or two. High-intensity interval training workouts are known to make a big impact in a short amount of time. But while the benefits of HIIT may make you want to do it every day, experts say you should not. Doing too much HIIT per week can actually cause more harm than good. Keep reading to learn more about how to integrate time for recovery into your workout routine and prevent the harmful effects of to
Why You Gained Weight After COVID-19
Throughout the pandemic, many of us have found ourselves having to go up a pants size or two. And while some of these extra pounds can be explained by unhealthy quarantine habits or lifestyle changes, there may be an underlying factor at play. Recent studies are finding a link between a COVID-19 infection and a subsequent weight gain. However, this weight gain is not caused by quarantine, but by physiological disruptions caused by the coronavirus infection. COVID-19 Weight Ga
Why You Should be Eating for Your Mental Health
For many of us, we too frequently find ourselves worrying about what food will do for our waistlines and not about what it will do for our mental health. Subtle changes to your diet can help to reduce symptoms like anxiety, depression, hopelessness, and general unhappiness. In this blog, we’ll explain how and why your diet impacts your mental health and tell you what brain-boosting foods you should be eating. Why food impacts your mental health: We often think of the brain an