Chia pudding makes such a delicious and nourishing snack. You can also dress a basic chia pudding recipe up to make it super yummy using all of your favorite flavors. This chai chia pudding recipe is perfect for those chai tea lovers out there! If you don’t love chai, feel free to play around with the ingredients.
If you are looking for a sweet treat you can enjoy without the guilt, these strawberry, hibiscus, and rosehip creamsicles will hit the spot. Plus, they are the perfect treat to have on hand through the rest of the summer.
If you are super active or are just looking for a little extra energy during exercise, adaptogens can help. Adaptogenic herbs are great for reducing fatigue and supporting the body. They also make for a much healthier option than many mainstream energizing supplements. While there are so many energizing supplements on the market today, they don’t come without consequences. Some of them are packed with caffeine, while others contain artificial stimulants that can leave you feeling wired and can even spike your heart rate. This is not what you want, especially when you will be naturally elevating your heart rate during exercise.
Stress can lead to all kinds of unwanted side effects in the body, and high blood pressure is one of them. Some people are more prone to experiencing blood pressure spikes during periods of stress, and they may be fully aware when their blood pressure levels are rising. Others may not notice any symptoms of high blood pressure, but may still experience a spike when under stress. High blood pressure is one of those things that can easily go undetected simply because it doesn’t always come with signs and symptoms. The best thing you can do is to get your blood pressure checked at routine doctors visits but to also try to keep your stress levels as low as possible.
Acai smoothie bowls have become super popular, so much so that you may even find them on the menu at your local juice or smoothie bar. They are a delicious way to pack in powerful antioxidants, superfoods, and even your daily dose of greens. However, you can also whip up a smoothie bowl using ashwagandha powder making it a powerful calming and delicious way to start your day. Here’s an ashwagandha smoothie bowl recipe that you can make in under 10 minutes to help you stay calm and centered all day.
Anxiety and digestive health issues are two things that many Americans suffer from on a regular basis, and the two are more closely connected than you may think. New research is emerging about the amazing connection between the gut and the brain. There is also research on the gut microbiome and imbalanced gut flora leading to things like anxiety and depression. So many of us live very hectic lifestyles that it’s easy to forget to slow down and take care of ourselves. This can significantly disrupt our sleep, and not getting enough sleep can have a direct impact on our health. In this post, you will learn how to calm a racing mind to help get a better night sleep.
Have you heard about cordyceps mushrooms? If not, you may be surprised at exactly what they can do for your overall health. Here at Dr. Vim’s, we use cordyceps in our adaptogenic blends for a couple of different reasons. Let’s start by talking about what cordyceps are, and then how they can benefit your health.
If you find yourself tossing and turning at night or having a hard time relaxing enough to get to sleep, it may be time to implement some stress-reducing techniques. So many of us live very hectic lifestyles that it’s easy to forget to slow down and take care of ourselves. This can significantly disrupt our sleep, and not getting enough sleep can have a direct impact on our health. In this post, you will learn how to calm a racing mind to help get a better night sleep.
Work have you stressed to the max? The modern-day American works a 9-5 job which often requires long hours strapped to a desk with little time to break away and take a breather. This can make for a very stressful day which can cause us to feel tense, irritable, and anxious. The good news is that there are some things you can do to feel a little more relaxed and centered to get through your day. Let’s take a look at 4 things you can do when you are stressed at work. You may be familiar with SSRI drugs that help with the reuptake of serotonin. However, there are some natural ways to help support healthy serotonin levels as well. Food plays a huge role in our overall health, and supporting serotonin levels is no exception here. There are certain foods that are rich in tryptophan which is an amino acid that synthesizes serotonin. Not having enough tryptophan in the body has been linked to things like depression and anxiety, so taking a good look at your diet is an important part of supporting mental health.
Adrenal fatigue is a term that is coming up more and more as more people find themselves living demanding lives, working long hours, and setting aside little time for rest and relaxation.