Even if you wash your face regularly before bed, opt for makeup that won't clog your pores and send your prayers to the clear skin gods, you still might wake up with an unfortunate zit. Why does it rear its ugly head? Registered dietitian and professor Keith-Thomas Ayoob, EdD, RD, FAND says to take a hard look at your diet. "Your skin is an organ. It is living tissue and needs nourishment, as does every organ. Skin cells are always turning over, and it's not always about what we put on our skin, it's also about making sure there are the right ingredients present for the body to maintain and repair skin cells," he explains.
Have you noticed a lot of charcuterie boards in your Insta feed lately? Or maybe you've seen them at a party or on a menu (for a lot more money than you'd imagine). Charcuterie, pronounced (shar-KEW-tah-ree) is a fancy way of saying meat and cheese platter. Many catering companies, as well as at-home chefs, are setting the bar high in terms of beautiful board presentation.
A quick assessment of the people you know will likely reveal that the healthiest among us aren't necessarily vegans or vegetarians or Paleo devotees or even Whole30 followers. They tend to be those who listen to their bodies (i.e. don't cut out entire food groups for no reason — looking at you gluten-free!) and practice moderation. While diets have come to be synonymous with quick fixes and detoxes, they should instead be thought of as long-term healthy patterns of eating. So which diets best fit that description? We asked leading health experts to break down the pros and cons of popular diets to help ensure your long-term success.
You may have heard a lot lately about the keto diet, which has taken the internet by storm via countless Pinterest recipes, Instagram food share posts and a very popular keto-related subreddit. But if you aren't really sure what keto is or if it's right for you, here's everything you need to know about the diet everyone seems to be doing these days.
We spend a lot of money (and time) protecting ourselves from the sun's damaging UV rays. From sunscreen to sun-protective clothing, we're well aware by now of how important daily protection is, even when it's cloudy out. But did you know there are harmful rays lurking in your home or office that can be just as damaging as UV rays? We're talking about blue light, and you're exposed to it every time you use your smartphone, laptop or television. Before delving into why you should be concerned about exposure to blue light, let's find out exactly what it is.