It’s spring! And we’re excited (so excited!) to be able to get outdoors, soak up some sunshine, and see friends and family. What we’re not so excited about? Spring cleaning. Still, there’s one thing you should probably clean — especially this year.
Grocery stores are filled with an endless variety of oils on the shelves, so how do you know which oil to choose, and what is the best or worst purpose for each, and most importantly, what is the healthiest oil for you?
There are people with a fridge full of condiments — ketchups, BBQs, and mustards of every kind, and then there are those with just the essentials. Condiments are key to enhancing the flavor of our food — it’s why our fridge door is lined with them. After all, what would a hot dog be without ketchup? A turkey sandwich without a slather of mayo?
These days, there’s a lot of buzz around the circadian diet, also known as the “body clock” diet. Like intermittent fasting, it’s a form of time-restricted eating — but the idea is that you eat in sync with your internal body clock.
Halfway through the year, to say that 2020 has dealt us a bit of a difficult hand so far is an understatement. While the degree of toughness varies from person to person, most people are spending a lot more time at home.
The last few months have been … strange, to say the least. As we continue to at least partially hunker down at home, many of us are experiencing heightened levels of anxiety as we worry about our jobs, our health, and the health of our loved ones.
If you’ve opened your Instagram feed recently, you’ve probably noticed something: Sourdough bread is everywhere. Your mom is baking it, your best friend’s college roommate has mastered the art of the sourdough starter, and people are even leading Instagram workshops on it.
To say that how we interact with others has changed is an understatement. Since social distancing orders were put in place in mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, coffees, brunches, dinners, happy hours, parties, weddings, sporting events and vacations have all been canceled. These days, interactions with non-immediate family members have mostly been limited to texting, phone calls, and video chats.
There are people who have the occasional bad night of sleep, and then there’s me: A 33-year-old woman who has spent several nights a week tossing and turning until the sun comes up since she was 10 years-old.