I've actually never done a diet in my entire life. I'm generally against them. I was skeptical at first, but I'm now pretty excited to try Whole 30.
What is TMJ/TMD? TMJ refers to the temporomandibular joint. TMD refers to temporomandibular disease. Basically, this refers to any issues or pain with the jaw. My Experience with TMJ/TMD I've had issues with TMJ since I was 16 years old. I originally complained to my dentist of mild jaw pain at this age, which led to [...]
I recently bought several aloe plants that old my neighbor was selling. I'd always wanted one, but it was my neighbors' passion for the plants that really catalyzed me to bite the bullet and buy some of my own! After seeing an ad for the plants posted on the bulletin board in my building, I reached [...]
*I want to preface this by saying I'm not a registered dietitian - although my mom is and I often use her expertise to proof my blog posts, including this one- but allPreview (opens in a new window)advice should be tailored to you and verified by your own research. Every body is different. So, you do [...]
I've been hearing a lot about using magnesium and how many people don't get enough in their diets due to a decreasing amount of magnesium in our soil. I've also noticed more and more people using magnesium supplements for anxiety and other health benefits, such as improved sleep. Recently, I was talking to my mom - [...]
I've been seeing collagen EVERYWHERE lately. People adding it to their bulletproof coffees, matcha lattes, smoothies, etc. Bloggers like The Skinny Confidential and celebs like Jennifer Anniston rave about it. So naturally, I got curious... does it really work? What is Collagen?Collagen is a protein found in most connective tissue in humans and animals including skin, cartilage, and [...]
I already know I'm going to regret saying this and jinxing myself, but I've somehow managed to stay healthy so far this winter and avoid catching any of the stubborn cold or flu viruses going around! *Knocks on wood...* Despite most of my coworkers getting hit with a bad case of the flu this year, [...]
You might be wondering "What is dry January?" Dry January is a movement where people (around the world) don't drink any alcohol for the month of January. The idea was developed by the non-profit organization - Alcohol Concern. The campaign started in 2011 when one woman decided to give up drinking for the month of [...]