A Functional MD’s Failsafe Routine For Preventing Jet Lag

Just as getting light in the morning can help your body acclimate, blocking light at night will help you sleep easier in a new time zone.”Having a completely dark room is essential,” Lipman explains, since “any little bit of light…

A Nutritious 3-Ingredient Dairy-Free Passionfruit Pudding Recipe

In place of avocado or another creamy non-dairy ingredient, Abernathy reaches for a protein-packed vegan fridge staple: tofu, specifically silken tofu. “I get it, sometimes tofu can be bland,” he says in the video, “but use that to your favor.”…

How Walking After Meals Can Balance Blood Sugar, From An Expert

Think about the energy spike and subsequent crash that can happen after a large intake of sugar. Luckily, D’Agostino shares a basic—and quite relaxing—practice for balancing the blood sugar response after meals: going for a walk.He explains it like so:…

We’re Getting Plastic Free July All Wrong: What To Do Instead

So in addition to sporting your favorite tote, Yinka N. Bode-George, an environmental health advocate, tells mbg that this Plastic Free July, “We have to be having very comprehensive conversations around plastics.”Her group, the National Caucus of Environmental Legislators (NCEL), advocates…

A Hormone Expert On Why Macro Bowls Are A+ In Your 30s

When it comes to hormone-enhancing foods, hormone expert, midwife, and integrative medicine doctor Aviva Romm, M.D., is chock-full of recommendations (she even gave us a grocery shopping list for each decade, in case you want to bookmark). All healthy, antioxidant-rich…

12 Best Kabuki Brushes To Buy In 2021 + How To Use Them

Everyone has their favorite set of makeup tools, but there are some options experts deem fit for any cosmetic bag. Kabuki brushes fall into that category. These dense-to-fluffy, compact brushes (named after Kabuki theater, a Japanese form of dance-drama where…

New Study Finds A Way To Predict Longevity With Your Immune “Clock”

Whether young or old, bolstering your defenses (i.e., innate and adaptive immune systems) can be a priority. From immune cell development and function to promoting immune resilience as we age, healthy lifestyle choices and targeted approaches like science-backed supplements can…

What It Is & How To Call It In, From Experts

Nowadays, the idea of divine inspiration is still around, though it can be less secular, depending who you ask. As Kaiser explains, divine inspiration is the concept that a supernatural force, beyond the human self, causes an influx of creative…

Benefits & How To Apply Them Correctly

All this begs the question: Should you apply the product like a serum (post-cleansing, pre-moisturizer) or like a standard sunscreen (usually the last step of your routine). The answer, I’m afraid, isn’t so cut and dried. “I would recommend applying after…

How To Help A Friend Struggling With Anxiety, From A Psychologist

Helping is being supportive by being a good listener and accommodating her within reasonable limits. Enabling is going beyond “reasonable limits” and prioritizing the other person’s needs over yours, to the point where you actually end up supporting behavior that isn’t…