Category: Healthy Living

Social Distancing Made My Anxiety and Depression Worse

Taking care of your mental health should always be a priority, but for me and I suspect many others, it’s been especially challenging during the coronavirus outbreak. As someone with anxiety and depression, I already struggle with day-to-day activities, but the loss of normalcy, increased social isolation, and seemingly endless amount of uncertainty has only

Trader Joe’s Cauliflower Gnocchi Review

Trader Joe’s got us excited about cauliflower when it dropped the cheese pizza crust, and since then, the affordable grocery store has made more moves in the veggie-based direction. Enter cauliflower gnocchi, one of Trader Joe’s hottest products that keeps flying off shelves. When I first heard about this impasta — Get it? Like when

Meal-Prep Inspiration | POPSUGAR Food

Do you #MealPrep? Meal prepping, or making your weekly breakfasts, lunches, and sometimes dinners ahead of time, is both popular and practical. Many self-confessed meal preppers often take to Instagram to show off their ingenuity and handiwork. People on special diets, such as Paleo or those on Weight Watchers, have long enjoyed meal prepping, since

Dietitian Tips For Managing Endometriosis

Endometriosis affects approximately one in 10 women during their reproductive years, according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Yet many suffer the symptoms for years before they’re diagnosed. Only at that point can patients work with their doctors to find ways to manage common symptoms of endometriosis like crippling menstrual cramps, painful sex,

How to Eat Chia Seeds

There’s good reason chia seeds are seemingly everywhere in the health world. These tiny seeds are high in protein, fiber, calcium, antioxidants, and omega-3s, but there is a right and wrong way to eat them, and one man learned the hard way. In one patient case study, one man experienced intense dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing,

Low-Calorie Summer Cocktails | POPSUGAR Fitness

It doesn’t matter where you are — poolside, hanging out in a nice air-conditioned home, or chilling on the front porch — there’s something exceptionally satisfying about an ice-cold ultrarefreshing cocktail in your hand on a sweltering summer day. The only downside is that throwing back a few drinks can start to add up, calorie-wise.