Pep up puffy eyes in 10-seconds with this caffeine-spiked “cold-brew” stick

August 09, 2019 at 04:00AM by CWC I’m someone that not only still feels tired for approximately one hour after waking up, but I tend to look it, too. As I fuzzily gaze into the mirror post-showering, I’m always doing whatever it takes to wake my eyes up, de-puff my sleep face, and untangle my … Continue reading Pep up puffy eyes in 10-seconds with this caffeine-spiked “cold-brew” stick

This warming spice blend satisfies your chai latte cravings without the caffeine

April 04, 2019 at 06:16AM by CWC As much as I love matcha, there’s nothing more soothing than a chai latte. Even just one sip of those warm spices sends a wave of comfort throughout my entire body. But you don’t need to head to your favorite coffee shop every time you want to get … Continue reading This warming spice blend satisfies your chai latte cravings without the caffeine

Yerbe mate tea is the underrated caffeine source you need to know about

October 26, 2018 at 04:31AM There’s no shortage of hot beverages with healing properties: hot water with lemon, golden milk lattes, moringa tea… One more—with its own unique health benefits—to add to the list? Yerba mate tea. Yerba mate tea is a traditional South American drink that’s said to taste like tea, have the energizing hit of … Continue reading Yerbe mate tea is the underrated caffeine source you need to know about

The way you brew your coffee affects its caffeine levels—here’s how

October 24, 2018 at 06:26AM Even on the best of mornings, many of us rely on a strong-as-hell cup of coffee to kick off the day. And after a sleepless night or an ungodly hour wake-up call, that jolt is especially vital. When you’re looking for a caffeine content that could wake the dead (or, … Continue reading The way you brew your coffee affects its caffeine levels—here’s how

Matcha has been around for hundreds of years—here’s why it’s (still) so popular today

October 15, 2019 at 06:00PM by CWC Avocados may be the unofficial food mascot of the wellness world, but matcha is without a doubt the beverage served on the side. I’m willing to bet that you sip—and Instagram—the vibrant green drink more than inflammation-fighting golden milk lattes, a keto-approved Bulletproof coffee, or calming chamomile teas. … Continue reading Matcha has been around for hundreds of years—here’s why it’s (still) so popular today

‘I’m a neurologist, and these are the 5 things I do to keep my brain healthy’

October 15, 2019 at 01:00AM by CWC Brain health—it’s not exactly sexy, but it’s basically the boss when it comes to your overall health. After all, without a healthy brain, you wouldn’t be able to enjoy the activities you love the most, whether it be a solo run, a competitive trivia game with friends, or … Continue reading ‘I’m a neurologist, and these are the 5 things I do to keep my brain healthy’

5 energy-boosting coffee alternatives to rebrand your morning java fix

October 06, 2019 at 08:00PM by CWC Despite several seasons of Gilmore Girls suggesting otherwise, it’s a truth universally known in the wellness world that coffee dependency is No Good (particularly for anxiety). Which I will say is a big issue for those of us who are decidedly not morning people. What’s a coffee alternative … Continue reading 5 energy-boosting coffee alternatives to rebrand your morning java fix

5 foods with vitamin C to help you fight cold season

October 06, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC When smeared on topically, vitamin C gives your complexion a dewy glow. Research suggests that the antioxidant can work a similar magic on your immune system. Eating an orange, or another piece of produce with vitamin C, won’t necessarily be a “fix” for a case of the common … Continue reading 5 foods with vitamin C to help you fight cold season

Use your zodiac sign to optimize the absolute best nighttime routine for you

September 27, 2019 at 12:00AM by CWC Earlier this year, Well+Good surveyed readers about how they feel about the sleep and rest they’re getting. Many findings emerged, but the big and enduring takeaway is that we’re tired. In fact, 92 percent of us are fatigued at least once a week, and though many report having … Continue reading Use your zodiac sign to optimize the absolute best nighttime routine for you

5 foods that destroy your endurance, according to a sports nutritionist

September 24, 2019 at 07:30PM by CWC Endurance is strictly defined as the ability to sustain a prolonged stressful effort or activity. Anyone whose ever trained for a race or another competitive event will agree that “stressful effort” seems like just the right way to phrase it. Completing the same movement patterns again and again … Continue reading 5 foods that destroy your endurance, according to a sports nutritionist

What’s better for you, matcha or green tea? We asked a dietitian to find out

September 24, 2019 at 07:00PM by CWC When it comes to hot green drinks, who comes out on top health-wise? Watch the video to find out. Matcha is the avocado of wellness drinks—we just can’t get enough of it. It’s in our lattes, our baked goods, and even our skin-care products. However, as with any … Continue reading What’s better for you, matcha or green tea? We asked a dietitian to find out

The sleep issue each dosha struggles to hit snooze on

September 22, 2019 at 08:06PM by CWC Here are two things that are old as dirt: the constant quest for a good night’s sleep, and Ayurveda, a 5,000-year-old holistic healing tradition that originated in India. Luckily, you’re able to use the latter to aid the former: using Ayurveda for sleep is all about identifying your … Continue reading The sleep issue each dosha struggles to hit snooze on

To sip on the safe side of sleeping, here’s the time of day you should stop drinking coffee

September 20, 2019 at 12:01AM by CWC Some people swear they can drink coffee all day—even after dinner—and still drift off to sleep minutes after their head hits the pillow. Others won’t touch caffeine at all after early afternoon, saying if they did, they’d be “up all night.” My colleague’s doctor advised her to should … Continue reading To sip on the safe side of sleeping, here’s the time of day you should stop drinking coffee

Find your superfood soulmate based on your wellness goals

September 19, 2019 at 04:30AM by CWC Integrating superfoods into your everyday diet is awesome—but understanding which superfoods address specific areas of your health before adding them to your grocery cart? Even better. For a refresher, here’s what a superfood actually is: “A superfood is a naturally occurring ingredient that has health-supporting properties in the … Continue reading Find your superfood soulmate based on your wellness goals

This new startup is helping women ease menopause symptoms through food

September 04, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC Aside from prescription meds, there have traditionally been few options for treating symptoms of menopause—night sweats, free-falling libido, vaginal dryness, and the like. But food can also be a helpful ally during this under-recognized phase of life, and one new startup is making it easier than ever for … Continue reading This new startup is helping women ease menopause symptoms through food

4 herbs that will help your body become a collagen-making machine

August 28, 2019 at 10:00PM by CWC A cool drink that boosts collagen production? Get the recipe. In the span of a few years, collagen has gone from whispered-about beauty booster to mainstream healthy all-star. The nutrient—which contains 18 amino acids, including eight essential amino acids—does everything from reduce wrinkles, strengthen hair, and improve digestive … Continue reading 4 herbs that will help your body become a collagen-making machine

Everything you need to know about sleeping safe and soundly while pregnant

August 28, 2019 at 02:00AM by CWC The day I found out I was pregnant was also the day I stopped sleeping on my stomach. I was a mere four weeks into my pregnancy (exciting! terrifying!), according to the three apps I immediately downloaded, and my baby was the size of a poppyseed. But still, … Continue reading Everything you need to know about sleeping safe and soundly while pregnant

How to wake up your skin in the morning with solutions that cost zero extra dollars

August 13, 2019 at 05:00AM by CWC Hearing about people’s “morning routines” can often be exhausting. Who has time to wake up, work out, make matcha, whip up breakfast, have mind-blowing sex, meditate, journal, and save the world all before going to work?  Literally no one (unless their work day starts at like 5 p.m.). … Continue reading How to wake up your skin in the morning with solutions that cost zero extra dollars