Experienced writer, editor and digital content strategist with 10+ years of experience in the health, wellness and fitness industries.
By the time you're one month out from your wedding, you've likely done everything except take care of yourself. Enter this workout plan from Juliet Kaska, an NASM-certified personal trainer and fitness expert for the Vionic Innovation Lab.
How this test and its results can help with treatment.
Preemptive lab results could help patients get faster, more effective treatment.
Help patients enjoy their summer by diagnosing their symptoms faster.
If you’re prone to just peeling a banana before a workout, you might be wondering if there’s something more you could be doing to help boost your strength and endurance. That’s where pre workout supplements may come in handy. But not all supplements are created equal. Here’s how to find an effective, safe pre workout supplement—and figure out whether they’re really right for you.
There’s nothing better than having a pair of perfectly broken-in sneakers, which fit like a glove (err, or a sock?) and help you train and compete seamlessly. Yet there is such a thing as a running shoe lifespan — your sneakers can only stand so much, and there comes a point when your broken-in sneaks become a little too broken in, leaving you at risk for foot and ankle problems if you don’t swap them out.
Oat bran is a piece of an oat grain. An oat grain is processed to remove the inedible exterior body of the grain. This leaves behind the oat groat, and oat bran is the outer layer of this oat groat kernel, which is right underneath the inedible grain portion.
Soy is a product that comes from soybean, a legume that is prevalent in East Asia. It is found in many foods including milk, tofu, and processed foods like breads and cereals. Soy is most commonly eaten as a plant protein as it has all the amino acids that act as the building blocks of protein.
Copper sulfate is an inorganic compound that combines copper and sulfate. In its liquid or powdered form it’s most commonly called basic copper sulfate, BSC copper fungicide, CP basic sulfate, or tri-basic copper sulfate. In its solid, crystal-shaped stone form (known as a pentahydrate) it’s known as blue stone or blue vitriol for its blue color. In this form, it’s a popular raw material for producing other types of copper salts.
Lycopene is a natural compound that is found in bright red fruits and vegetables like tomatoes, watermelon, and grapefruit. Lycopene is a carotenoid, which are yellow, orange, or red pigments that give this color to its plants. Lycopene has been linked to many health benefits, including disease prevention and protection.
If you have no trouble falling asleep but find yourself randomly waking up in the middle of the night for seemingly no reason at all, you're not alone. In fact, it isn't unusual or concerning, as long as you're able to fall right back to sleep. "It's normal to wake up at the end of a sleep cycle, typically every 90 to 120 minutes during the night," Brandon Peters, MD, who specializes in sleep medicine at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, WA, told POPSUGAR. "If less than five minutes, these awakenings may not even be remembered."
Steal a few of these hacks the next time you find you’re strapped for time.
If you're strapped for time, you might wonder if you should even bother working out, but 30 minutes is really all you need to maintain a healthy weight and even shed a few pounds. In fact, shorter bouts of exercise may make you more likely to stick to a workout routine, and consistency is key.
Here's how quickly you can plan on seeing results.
Sure, alcohol is delightful in sunny weather. But it can have consequences if you're not careful.
Experts share tips for soothing neck pain, as well as the red flags that could signal that it's something more serious.
If you've just started following a Paleo diet — or wondered whether it's right for you — you may find the idea of eliminating grains and legumes particularly challenging. After all, carbs are fuel, and there are few sources more virtuous than black beans or quinoa. So, is the Paleo diet low-carb?
Feeling the urge to light up right before a big meeting? Learn how to curb those feelings quickly.
Plus some science-backed ways to help relieve symptoms of a cold and fever fast and effectively.
Experts share how to make a low-carb diet work for you and your health goals.
It's bad enough that once a month women have to deal with unpleasant period symptoms like cramps, mood swings, and bloating, but if you find that your head begins to pound just before you start — or shortly after — your hormones are probably to blame for that, too.
Experts share the most common reasons and what to do about it.
Experts share how to get started with your own weightlifting routine, so you can meet whatever goals you've set for yourself.
Plus, how to make sure you're getting enough of each so you're healthy.
Even if you know someone who has lost weight while intermittent fasting, you might be skeptical. After all, you've always been told that the formula for weight loss is calories in, calories out — so how can a plan that doesn't require counting calories, at least not in the traditional sense, actually work? The answer is relatively simple: fasting is thought to shift hormone levels so your body can more easily access stored fat. But there's more than one method for doing this and a few common mistakes that can throw you off track. Here's how to make sure your efforts are rewarded.
An Effective Way to Prevent Hair Loss From Chemotherapy
A Flower Used for Insomnia, Depression, and More
Fighting Tooth Decay and Ear Infections
Learn the effects of acid build-up in the kidneys.
A Condition That Causes Headaches and Limited Mobility
A scan that shows thyroid function after you take an iodine pill.
Understanding Your Thyroid Function
It helps determine thyroid function and diagnose thyroid diseases.
If this warmer weather sends you into never-ending bouts of sniffling and sneezing, there's a good chance you suffer from seasonal allergies — and more specifically, a pollen allergy.
Sunscreen with oxybenzone could affect your newborn's health, according to a new study. Here's what doctors have to say about it.
The perks of dating as you get older from matchmaker, dating coach, and relationship expert Julianne Cantarella, MSW.
There's a reason so many people lose weight on a low-carb diet, including shedding stubborn belly fat. "Those who eat high-carbohydrate diets, particularly diets high in processed, simple carbs, are prone to fat accumulation around the abdominal region," Gabby Geerts, a registered dietitian at Green Chef, told POPSUGAR. So, while you can't specifically target belly fat, reducing your carb intake may prevent you from putting on more, while bolstering your metabolism so you can lose weight and keep it off. Here, experts explain the connection and how to cut carbs effectively.
If you're on the hunt for a plan to help you kick-start (or restart) healthier eating habits, you've likely come across two popular mainstays in this arena: the Mediterranean diet and the Paleo diet. While both claim a number of health benefits (including weight loss), there are some major differences that may make or break your commitment to either plan. This guide can help you decide which one is right for you.
Find out how frozen butter, lemon-lime soda and your oven light can make baking more successful.
These clever chefs have figured out how to peel eggs fast, avoid onion tears, stop plastic wrap frustration and more.
If you're planning a wedding, you've already got a lot of things on your plate. Stressing about your workouts shouldn't be one of them. That's why we've created this three-month plan with Bikram yoga instructor and NASM-certified personal trainer Monique Crous, founder of bodē nyc and HOT HIIT. Establishing a routine will help ensure you remain a priority in the months leading up to the big day, and with a combination of cardio and strength training, these workouts are just what you need to feel healthy, toned, and confident walking down the aisle.
Ivacaftor is a prescription drug used to aid in the treatment of cystic fibrosis in patients that have a specific gene mutation. The drug was developed by Vertex Pharmaceuticals, an American Boston-based company, in partnership with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. It is the first drug targeted toward cystic fibrosis patients that treats the causes of cystic fibrosis as opposed to the symptoms of it.
The Cancer Moonshot initiative is a coalition launched by the Obama administration in January 2016 with a goal of finding vaccine-based immunotherapy options against cancer. It was launched by Vice President Joe Biden after President Barack Obama challenged America to end cancer during his final State of the Union Address.
A vascular graft (also called vascular bypass) is a surgical procedure that redirects blood flow from one area of the body to another by reconnecting the blood vessels. This is most commonly done in order to bypass diseased or blocked areas of the body—such as an artery—in order to improve blood flow throughout the body.
Back pain typically isn’t something to stress about ― but there are a few specific circumstances in which you might want to, well, watch your back.
If you've recently committed to overhauling your eating habits — and maybe shedding a few pounds in the process — figuring out exactly which approach to take can be daunting. But it doesn't have to be that complicated. Here, dietitians share the differences between two of the most popular diets right now: Whole30 and the Mediterranean diet. Read on to learn if either of them is right for you.
Intermittent fasting (IF) has been shown to help with weight loss, boost immunity, and even prevent disease, but before you dive in, you should know that IF may affect women's bodies differently from men's, and adjusting your plan for those factors could be the key to reaching whatever goals you've set for yourself.
Use these strategies to help yourself kick nicotine cravings to the curb!
Try one of these unusual - yet simple - New Year’s Resolutions for a healthy 2019.
It’s not always easy to convince toddlers to do things (especially healthy things). Here’s how one mom taught her son to enjoy brushing.