It seems, some of your guiltiest pleasures actually may be good for you. This year at your holiday parties, pile your plate with lower-fat foods to limit high-calorie splurges. Here are some wise choices for you this season:
- Applesauce and Apples
- Cranberry Sauce (Unsweetened)
- Dark Chocolate
- Green Beans
- Pumpkin Pie
- Yams/Sweet Potatoes
Did you know more than a third of Americans don’t get enough sleep? It may not seem like a big deal, but it can actually have serious consequences on your health. Getting about six hours a night is linked to a 7% higher risk of early mortality, and sleeping less than six hours is linked to a 13% higher risk. To take it even further, lack of sleep is also linked to cardiovascular disease, accidents, diabetes, hypertension and more. It’s time to catch up on your beauty sleep!
A powerful way to prevent the aging process and create a youthful glow, micro needling utilizes small needles to create tiny holes in the skin with the goal of promoting collagen and elastin formation to improve skin texture. Studies have shown that it helps with skin rejuvenation and improves scarring, hyperpigmentation and even stretch marks. Keep in mind, it’s important to start on skincare in your late twenties. So, what are you waiting for?
Known as a cure-all for decades, there have been claims that apple cider vinegar can do everything from halt hiccups to whiten teeth. Another promising benefit is that it seems to help regulate blood sugar. It can also help to break down fat, prevent weight gain and help digestive health. Think of this as the utility player of your wellness puzzle!