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COVID-19: If you’re older and have chronic health problems, read this

By now, you’ve probably heard this warning about the new coronavirus pandemic: those who are older and have a chronic medical condition are at increased risk for severe disease and death. If you fall into this category, here’s important information about the coronavirus outbreak tailored to you. If you look at the data, older adults… Read More »

Did You Know Patchouli Had This Many Uses?

Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin) is a perennial herb related to the ever-popular oregano, mint and lavender, all members of the Lamianceae family.1 The plants are native to Malaysia and the Philippines.2 Since it doesn’t produce seeds, it’s grown by taking cuttings from another plant. The plant has a bushy growth and produces pale pink flowers. For… Read More »

Healthy eating – What this Instagram fitness legend eats in a day

Want healthy eating inspiration? Healthista quizzed fitness legend Laura ‘Biceps’ Hoggins on her daily healthy eating hacks [embedded content] Laura Hoggins, better known by her nickname and Instagram handle @laurabiceps, is a personal trainer, podcast host and founder of London fitness community Lifted. Hoggins is also Head of Brand and coach at The Foundry Gym in London.… Read More »

Don’t Let Diet Culture Stop You From Feasting This Thanksgiving – Here And Now

Each year after the holiday season comes to a close, diet culture looms as the new year approaches. Many resolutions involve dieting, and with it often comes anxiety and guilt over weight gain or eating habits. But author and fat studies scholar Virgie Tovar is encouraging everyone to stop that cycle, which she says not… Read More »