Skin Care: 5 Tips for Healthy, Glowing Skin

It may seem like getting healthy, glowing skin is difficult to achieve, but with these dermatologist-approved tips, it may be a lot easier than you think.
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How to Fuel Your Body For a Workout

A balanced nutrition should always be top of mind throughout your daily routine as dietary needs can change around exercise. What to consume before, during and after a workout is important to fueling your body. 

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Orgain x Strava: Triple Down Running Challenge

Don’t wait for the new year to set new activity goals! Sign up for the Triple Down with Orgain Strava challenge to build your endurance and be eligible for great prizes! 
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Easy Breakfast Oatmeal Parfait Recipe

Two breakfast classics in a new delicious way: together! Oatmeal and yogurt parfaits will never go out of style. Now, making your oatmeal with an Orgain Vanilla ready to drink shake, you’re bound to have a breakfast that will keep you fuller longer and ready to take on the day!

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5 Healthy Black Friday Alternatives

Black Friday can be a day of amazing steals and deals but sometimes the crush of the crowd and the precious minutes (okay, hours) spent in long lines can leave us questioning whether it was worth it. In fact, avoiding the traffic and hype of this massive shopping day could mean more family time, self-care, and less stress to keep you happy and healthy as the jolliest and (busiest) time of year begins. So, if...
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Making the Connection Between Mindful Eating and Gratitude

The holiday season has a lot of “shoulds”. As in, you “should” be happy, this “should” be the most wonderful time of the year, and you and your family “should” be basking in your togetherness. However, we all know that the stress and pressure of so many social situations can lead to anxiety, depression, overeating, and feeling generally disappointed when the holiday season proves to be more stressful than blissful. November is a great time...
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Non-Traditional Thanksgiving Ideas

We love the traditional Thanksgiving spread but sometimes it’s refreshing to branch out and try a new recipe.  Fall is teeming with beautiful seasonal produce and there’s no reason not to incorporate the harvest bounty into your Thanksgiving feast. Whether you are sticking to the traditional menu or swapping out green bean casserole for blistered green beans with garlic and miso, we’ve got you covered with fresh and flavorful dishes starring the season’s best offerings...
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Self Care - The Holiday Edition

Self-care is a buzz word in the health and wellness world for good reason. Studies show when we take better care of ourselves, we feel recharged and able to be more generous with our time, energy, money, and talents. However, when we get busy, it is all too easy to skip our morning run or evening yoga class in favor of making a little more time for other events, errands, and obligations. The holiday season...
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Happy holidays mean healthy holidays

No one wants to be under the weather during the holidays, and that means partaking in a little self care where you can. A truly happy holiday includes good health! Here are 5 tips to stay on track during the holidays. 1. Any workout is better than no workout! The hardest part of any workout is starting. Sweating is very important to your overall health, so make a point to get your heart rate up...
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5 Ways to Stay Productive when the Cold Weather Sends You Inside

When the temperatures drop it can be easy to let your motivation follow suit. Here are some easy and productive indoor activities to keep your mind, body, and soul happy and healthy this season: Morning Meditation Waking up without the sun in the cooler months can often wreak havoc on a person’s motivation. Instead of hitting the snooze button and curling back up under the covers embrace the few extra minutes of peace and quiet...
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5 Great Foods for Fall Hikes

Here are some delicious foods that will keep you fueled before, during and after a refreshing Fall hike without adding too much weight to your pack! Before Before heading out for the day to enjoy the Fall foliage and all that this season has to offer, fuel up! Protein, whole grains, and fresh fruits can offer sustained energy and enough carbohydrates to keep you energized all the way to the summit. Whip up a protein...
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Healthy holiday eating Survival Guide

Can you have your pumpkin pie and eat it too? We think so! No one wants to miss out on the fun and festivities of the holiday season, but doing so while staying in tune with health goals can be a tough balance to strike. Make sure you aren’t missing out on favorite family recipes and #pumpkineverything, all while sticking to your healthy lifestyle. Don’t make it a Season of Second Helpings When we go...
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How to Get Over the Afternoon Slump

Find yourself feeling exhausted around 2 PM for no observable reason? Hello, afternoon slump. But before you reach for the third grande coffee of the day, reconsider what is making you lose energy in the first place. With just a few small, positive changes to your daily routine, you may find yourself powering through the afternoon with purpose, but it does take patience. Some of our suggestions are quick-fixes, but like most good health routines,...
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5 Ways to Make Back to School Time Healthy Routine Time

The back to school transition is a great time to (re)introduce healthy routines into the mix. Eating clean is a big piece of that, but these parenting bloggers have additional tips and tricks that have worked with them to promote an all around healthy lifestyle for their kids.  1. Get clean and creative with after school snack time Michelle Gindi of  Buddha Bowls and Burpees shares how she changed snack time from feeding frenzy to...
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Back to School Brain Foods

Food is fuel. What you put in your body directly relates to how your body and mind function. This is especially true when it comes to the foods that children are consuming as they are still developing. What your child eats everyday will not only affect them that day but also for days to come as they continue to grow. While getting your child to consume real foods with real ingredients may not be the...
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The Flavors of Early Fall

Hello, harvest season! Even though the weather gets a little colder, and the days get a little shorter, it doesn’t mean that everything is coming to a close. Early autumn is the best time for countless fabulous fruits and vegetables. While you won’t find the sweet strawberries and cucumbers of summer, fall has its own flavorful flare, with heartier produce tasty enough to keep us eating clean well into sweater weather. If you’re hoping to...
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Top Five Foods for Glowing Skin

When we think of summer skin, we think healthy, vibrant skin. That doesn't have to go away with the first day of autumn. We know that healthy nutrition is key to maintaining a properly functioning body. Our organs rely on it, and our biggest organ, our skin, can be a fast indicator of when we might not be eating and drinking optimally for our health. Ready to feel great in your skin? Here are some...
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Allergen Free Food Ideas for Back to School Lunches

When it comes to food allergies, eating at home is easy, but often times at-school choices are limited. Even when packing lunch, it can be tricky to make sure your child is receiving the same nutrition and maintaining the same energy levels as everyone else on the playground. But don’t fret! Allergy friendly lunches don’t need to be boring, bland or lack nutritional value. These tips and recipe ideas will help make your kid’s packed...
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Healthy Tips for Getting More "Me Time"

So many of us get into the habit of overdoing it. Maybe we find ourselves staying late at the office every day and getting there first thing in the morning; or taking on an extra side job because we’re all about the hustle. Maybe overdoing it for you means never saying “sorry, I don’t have time” when asked to contribute to x,y, and z. We’re here to debunk the idea that if you don’t answer...
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Feeling moody? Your diet might be playing a bigger role than you think

It’s no secret that a majority of us feel a little testy when our diet is out of whack. Instead of reaching for quick and easy foods that don’t offer the nutrition you need, try sticking to the following key foods that’ll help you turn that frown upside down. Hangry? We can fix that. One of the biggest offenders of bad-mood triggers is feeling hungry, so if you find your mood dips significantly in between...
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Foods that cool and foods that fire

Hot is hot and cold is cold, right? It turns out there may be more to it than temperature when it comes to using food to cool your body down. Certified health coach Kerry Bajaj  explains, “Cooling foods help to clear heat and toxins from the body, whereas the warming foods increase circulation.” Keeping this explanation in mind we’ve created a list of foods that will help keep you cool even on the hottest of...
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Power your mornings with these blood and brain moving stretches

Whether it's the morning wake up or afternoon slump, these stretches paired with energizing food choices will keep you powering through the day. That snooze button is going to miss you! By incorporating a little movement first thing in the morning, you’ll get that brain firing and muscles moving right of the gates. Here are some ways to dust off the cobwebs and ease into your day with health and purpose. First, connect. Pull out...
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Tips to help you on the path to a healthy you AND a healthy planet

Easy options for living green are more abundant than ever, but we still need to make choices every day to lessen our impact on the environment. Luckily, what’s better for the planet is often what is better for our bodies, making healthy decisions a better option for people and for planet.  Whatever options you choose to enjoy this summer, keep in mind the greater health and wellbeing of yourself and our beautiful planet. Go plastic...
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Making Road Snacks Go the Extra Mile

As a wellness warrior, you know that travelling can be a tough time to stay on track with health goals. From Maine to California, gas stations are littered with some of the worst food options, both for your health and for the health of the environment. Just because you’re limited on cooler and trunk space, doesn’t mean you have to give up your healthy ways. Stay true to your goals and get prepping for your...
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Power Your Summer with Body Positivity

Staying body positive can be tough during beach season, but beating yourself up to drop two sizes or freaking out about stretch marks (literally almost everyone has them) is not only temporary, it could be unhealthy. Here are some tips to nourish that beautiful bod and brain, inside and out. Your physical and mental wellbeing are connected Your interpretation of your physical appearance is all mental. Body positivity starts with you, and shifting your mindset...
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Live Life to the Fullest Through Food

Summer flavors are fresh, colorful, and full of nutrition. Here’s what we’re filling our plates with this season. Fruit salad No summer gathering is complete without a fresh and colorful fruit salad. The taste of the chilled fruit mixed with the warmth of the summer sun is an infamous staple this time of year. Here are a few fruits that you may be able to find year round, but really shine in summer. Melons are...
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Power Foods for a Healthy Summer

It’s officially barbecue season! While it might be tempting to pile on the grilled meats, sauces, and sides, instead consider these tips to fill your plate with clean, nutritious, and primarily plant-based options. Pick your protein By being strategic with your meal planning, you can easily get enough delicious, clean, vegetarian protein to power you through the summer. You might be surprised by the amount of protein in broccoli, spinach, and lentils! If you’re worried...
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5 surprising reasons you're tired

There is a lot more to feeling rested than, well, rest. Consider these five reasons you might not be feeling 100% throughout the day. Nutrition Poor nutrition is a sure fire way to keep you tossing and turning at night and have you feeling sluggish throughout the day. Your body needs proper fuel to be able to perform even the simplest tasks. Having a balanced diet of fruits and vegetables, proteins, healthy fats, and whole...
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Our brains on bad food

Avocados, berries, and dark chocolate (score!) do the head good. But for every brain food out there, there's another food that's ready to sap your smarts. We knew that junk food changes our waistlines, but did you also know that it has been shown to also negatively affect our memory and cognition? How the foods we eat affects how we feel Serotonin is a neurotransmitter that helps regulate sleep and appetite, mediate moods, and inhibit...
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