A content creator and project manager who swoons for wellness, beauty, puppies and yoga poses. What I love most? Empowering people with relevant information that shapes their daily lives.
Dr. Will Cole, leading functional-medicine expert, consults people around the world via webcam and locally in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He specializes in clinically investigating underlying factors of chronic disease and customizing health programs for thyroid issues, autoimmune conditions, hormonal dysfunctions, digestive disorders and brain problems.
“My periods are so painful, I typically call off work one to three days per month.” Does this sound like you? If so, you could be dealing with endometriosis, a condition that is estimated to impact between 3 and 10 percent of reproductive-aged women—but that typically takes almost 10 years to receive a diagnosis for. If you’ve wondered about if you have endo, or you’ve just been diagnosed, keep reading for a few tips on how to treat it and what your next steps should be.
When you build a company that has not only engaged legions of happy customers but has also helped fulfill personal dreams, you might think you’re set. You might think that growth is your biggest concern, along with continuing to educate people on why your product is truly life-changing. But what happens when that successful product turns out to be not at all what you thought? That its formulation is contrary to the central message of your brand?
The term “biohacking” changed in the last 10 years, says Dr. Robin Berzin, founder of Parsley Health. While we might think of it as adjacent to optimal personal performance, the way mid-40s Silicon Valley men use it, Dr. Berzin said in her presentation at Wanderlust’s Wellspring Conference in October 2018, the true definition of biohack is “the principles and practices the help you have your healthiest body and achieve your best life—without feeling like you’re struggling.”
Are you feeling the impact (positive or negative) of this past weekend’s Daylight Savings clock fall back? It’s not just you: Seasonal shifts, including Daylight Savings, can have a significant impact on our overall health. But if you’re experiencing worse-than-normal symptoms, it could be a sign of thyroid dysfunction. Here are a few ways seasonal changes can impact your thyroid—and what you can do about it.
Wellness Brands That Give Back: How the Toothpaste Brand Lenny Kravitz Co-Founded Is Bringing Dental Care to the Bahamas
What do you get when you combine modern wellness with proven science and the desire to make the world a better place? If you also add in decades of oral care experience and a little celebrity collaboration, you get Twice Toothpaste, the healthy toothpaste company co-founded by Lenny Kravitz, and brothers Cody and Julian Levine.
Remember the bone broth craze, touted for boosting immunity, promoting gut health, and as the fountain of youth to protect skin from the common signs of aging? Most of the bone broth benefits were centered on one important component—collagen—and now that same component has become the go-to supplement on store shelves.
With November being Diabetes Awareness Month, we’re thinking more about how preventative treatments and proactive paying attention can be productive to your overall health. One marker you may or may not have ever had run by a doctor is the hemoglobin A1c. Let’s dive into how it can provide a more complete picture of your health, whether or not you’re at risk for diabetes.
CBD oil got a lot more accessible with the signing of the 2018 Farm Bill. The federal law included a provision to legalize hemp, which for decades hadn’t been distinguished from other cannabis plants. But hemp is different from marijuana, which contains THC, the chemical compound that makes someone feel high, and this recent distinction has opened the door for hemp growers across the country to capitalize on the popularity of CBD oil in the wellness world.
Tis the time of the year when we compile lists for gift-giving (and for some of the best annual deals). It’s also a great time to introduce some healthier options into our homes, via green gifting. Since we spend the majority of our time in our living spaces, it’s important that the items we surround ourselves with are safe and nontoxic.
Feel Good Foods was launched almost by accident when founder Vanessa Phillips dropped a homemade, frozen, gluten-free potsticker into a plastic Ziploc bag and overnighted it to a buyer at Whole Foods. The rep loved it and Vanessa suddenly found herself the CEO of a frozen foods company, prepping for its first 27-store run.
Part of the reason why we can’t wait for WELL Summit each fall is because of the amazing wellness products we get to test in person at the Expo. We partner with so many incredible brands that are making waves in their industries and in the world. We feel lucky to showcase and introduce them to our attendees, who can hopefully find a few goodies to take back into their daily lives, to create a little more 360-degree wellness.
If you’ve scrolled any wellness hashtags on social media, you’ve likely seen trainers, chefs, bloggers and the occasional layperson stirring grass-fed butter or coconut oil into their morning lattes. The question is: WHY. And we’ve got the answer: MCT oil.
Starting a gluten-free diet has become nearly as trendy as plastering a unicorn on your Instagram feed. The sticky, elastic protein found in wheat and other grains like rye and barley, has gained a bad rep, as people without allergies or celiac disease report feeling better when they eat gluten-free. But how do you know if going gluten-free is the best for you? We’re breaking down a few reasons to consider a g-free diet.