This on-the-go foam roller water bottle keeps your recovery drink cold and your muscles loose

November 19, 2019 at 10:47PM by CWC Every time a fitness enthusiast blinks, a new recovery tool enters the market. Or at least that’s the way it seems. Form muscle-stimulating instruments to percussive therapy devices and beyond, the trend just won’t quit. Now, it’s easier than ever to take your recovery routine on the road … Continue reading This on-the-go foam roller water bottle keeps your recovery drink cold and your muscles loose

Adding trace minerals to drinking water is the latest ‘healthy’ fad you can skip

November 06, 2019 at 10:23PM by CWC Whether it’s collagen or chlorophyll, there’s always some new product on the shelves calling your name and begging to be added to your water—all with the tantalizing promise of making your hydration experience even healthier. The latest? Trace minerals, a clear, liquid supplement that is added in a … Continue reading Adding trace minerals to drinking water is the latest ‘healthy’ fad you can skip

The most hydrating thing to drink after a workout isn’t water

September 27, 2019 at 06:30PM by CWC You know those times when you’re, like, really thirsty and water suddenly tastes like the nectar of the gods? If you want to rehydrate after a particularly sweaty workout—and fast—your first instinct might be to turn on the tap and guzzle glass after glass of H2O. But a … Continue reading The most hydrating thing to drink after a workout isn’t water

How I (finally) got myself to stay hydrated, even though I hate drinking water

July 01, 2019 at 06:30PM by CWC As a self-proclaimed water snob, staying hydrated is like a waterlogged version of “Goldilocks and the Three Bears.” Tap water has a hint of something. Bottled water is a mixed bag. Pretty much the only type of water I will drink is whatever’s handy when I’m absolutely parched, like … Continue reading How I (finally) got myself to stay hydrated, even though I hate drinking water

A pee-tracking app was the golden ticket that convinced me to drink more water

April 16, 2019 at 07:00AM by CWC If there’s one thing I’ve learned in the four years I’ve spent writing for Well+Good, it’s that drinking water is mad important—maybe even the most important thing you can do for your health. CBD oil and adaptogens are cool and all, but unlike water, they’re generally not essential … Continue reading A pee-tracking app was the golden ticket that convinced me to drink more water

Yes, it’s really possible to drink *too* much water during a workout

February 15, 2019 at 06:49AM by CWC The importance of staying hydrated—especially when you’re working out—cannot be understated. While it’s not uncommon to see people carrying around gallon jugs of water at the gym, it is in fact possible to overdose on water. Unfortunately, what happens when you drink too much water during a workout … Continue reading Yes, it’s really possible to drink *too* much water during a workout

Had a crappy night of sleep? Try drinking more water

November 06, 2018 at 12:24PM Getting a good night of sleep is basically as important to your health as Zayn Malik was to One Direction—without it, everything eventually falls apart. And now there may be even more reason to prioritize getting those sweet zzz’s. A new study published in the journal SLEEP found a connection between … Continue reading Had a crappy night of sleep? Try drinking more water

Bored with ‘booch? Water kefir’s the new fermented drink you’ve gotta try

November 01, 2018 at 12:49PM For the past several years, kombucha‘s had the probiotic beverage market on lock. But there’s a new fermented drink on the rise that just might give your old fave a run for its money. It’s called water kefir, and it’s even being hailed as—dare we say—the new ‘booch. Chances are, … Continue reading Bored with ‘booch? Water kefir’s the new fermented drink you’ve gotta try

5 drinks to reach for when you’re dehydrated (other than water, because duh)

September 26, 2018 at 09:01AM Yeah, yeah, we all know “drinking lots of water” should be at the top of everyone’s wellness to-do list. But when life gets busy—like, so busy you don’t even have time to prep breadless avocado toast in the morning—it’s easy to forget a trip to the Brita now and then. … Continue reading 5 drinks to reach for when you’re dehydrated (other than water, because duh)

Hibiscus As Skin Care? This Tea Is So Much More Than A Tasty Drink

January 29, 2020 at 03:10PM When most people think of hibiscus, thoughts of colorful flowers probably come to mind. And while it might look right at home in a tropical garden, the plant may have a place in your skin care routine. After all, like many herbs and flowers, hibiscus boasts an array of healing … Continue reading Hibiscus As Skin Care? This Tea Is So Much More Than A Tasty Drink

I’m A Functional Medicine Doctor & Here Are The 10 Teas I Drink During Flu Season

January 16, 2020 at 12:18PM Tea is packed with nutrients, each variety (white, green, black, oolong, and herbal) boasting its own unique set of benefits. And while I like to drink all types, there are certain varieties I gravitate toward depending on the benefits I am looking to tap into. When I feel a cold … Continue reading I’m A Functional Medicine Doctor & Here Are The 10 Teas I Drink During Flu Season

I’m a health coach—this is the herbal tonic I drink anytime I feel bloated

December 25, 2019 at 07:00PM by CWC I spent the majority of my 20s toting Tums in my purse, popping ’em like candy any time I felt a bout of bloat come my way. Eating healthy was not really on my radar then. My pantry was stocked with food that had an expiration date 10 … Continue reading I’m a health coach—this is the herbal tonic I drink anytime I feel bloated

Hundreds of new healthy foods and drinks came out in 2019—these are our 10 favorites

December 21, 2019 at 06:00PM by CWC One of the biggest perks of being a healthy food reporter is without a doubt being one of the first to know what’s about to hit grocery stores. Every day, soon-to-be released healthy foods and drinks are sent to the Well+Good offices for us to try and potentially … Continue reading Hundreds of new healthy foods and drinks came out in 2019—these are our 10 favorites

Green turmeric tea is the two-in-one wellness drink taking over

December 20, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC Apples and peanut butter, avocado and egg, hummus and pita…some healthy mainstays are just better together. But green tea and turmeric tea, while both uber-popular along the wellness set, have traditionally been enjoyed, well, separately. But this is 2019. People want whatever they’re eating to multitask just like … Continue reading Green turmeric tea is the two-in-one wellness drink taking over

True or false: It’s a good idea to drink green tea right before bed

November 21, 2019 at 09:00PM by CWC With the holidays just around the corner, it’s a safe bet that the coming weeks will be filled with festive drinks, jam-packed social schedules, and late nights celebrating with loved ones. Great for the soul, perhaps not so great for our sleep schedules. Which is why so many … Continue reading True or false: It’s a good idea to drink green tea right before bed

The 2 things you should *always* drink when you’re sick, according to a dietitian

November 12, 2019 at 11:00PM by CWC Make the most out of your next sick day with these foods that do the most for your immune system. Literally no one likes sitting next to someone who spends the majority of the workday battling a phlegm-y cough and a fever, but that doesn’t stop the majority … Continue reading The 2 things you should *always* drink when you’re sick, according to a dietitian