Are you entering vacation mode? Travel rates are higher than they were in 2019 (pre-pandemic)! With all of the fun that travel brings, it also poses risks for health, be it fatigue, circadian rhythm disruption, or dry skin – but luckily, we can easily combat and avoid many of these risks. With this in mind, here are some tips to promote health on your journey.
What is alpha lipoic acid (ALA) and why should you care? ALA is a fatty acid produced in our cells and found in small amounts in certain foods. It helps turn nutrients into energy, protect our cells from damage, combat inflammation and prevent the processes of aging. As we age, the amount of ALA our bodies produce declines – so ensuring proper levels promotes health. Here are some of the benefits of ALA.
4- 7- 8 breathing is a stress-relieving, relaxation-inducing breathing technique. It is helpful to tune into when feelings of stress, anxiety or tension arise – or even when you’re having trouble getting to sleep.
Unfortunately, in the US, heart disease is the most common reason for death – which makes preventive lifestyle choices all the more important! Here are some heart-healthy (and tasty) foods to add onto your plate.