Health 

Why Thanksgiving Makes You Absolutely Gorgeous

Great skin starts from within, so it’s important to nourish it with an abundance of skin-loving foods in order to keep your skin looking its absolute best.  Luckily, some elements of your thanksgiving dinner provide an array of incredible vitamins and minerals that are essential for maintaining gorgeous, glowing skin. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ CRANBERRIES Cranberries are a huge part of thanksgiving dinner. Whether you have cranberry sauce with your turkey or infuse your pumpkin pie with these little red berries – they are absolutely full of skin-loving nutrients. High in antioxidants, cranberries can help to…

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Diet 

A Beginner’s Guide to the Ketogenic Diet 

Every once in a while, you hear about the newest fad diet and how it’s helping your co-workers ‘lose SO much weight’, but they never take the time to actually explain it you or detail how they’ve found a way to make it work. Currently, everyone in my office is talking about the Ketogenic Diet and how amazing they feel since they’ve changed what they put in their bodies. But what the heck IS it? What is the Keto Diet? A keto diet is known for being a low carb diet, where the body…

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Mental Health 

Can Your Food Give You Anxiety?

Is happiness really a piece of cake? Anxiety is one of the most common mental disorders in the United States, impacting more than 40 million adults. While some cases can be mild and short-lived, others can be debilitating, lasting for years, or transitioning into a chronic problem. Anxiety is connected to a number of lifestyle, health, and dietary factors, but understanding the triggers and root causes can lead to more effective treatment. What Is Anxiety? Many people refer to situational stress or momentary tenseness as anxiety, and often the term “panic…

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Diet 

These Are the 4 Exact Meals a Bikini Bodybuilder Eats in a Day

A bodybuilder’s diet is just as important – if not more important – than their workout routine. What they eat depends on what they’re trying to accomplish, which means their intake of protein or carbs will change if they’re trying to cut or if they’re attempting to put on more mass. Diksha Gautham, NPC bikini bodybuilding competitor and NASM-certified personal trainer in-progress, shared with me her diet on the days leading up to her recent competition. And not only is it impressive, but it obviously really works! “My diet when I prepped for my bikini show cut was high-protein, low-carb, and medium-fat,”…

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