Mar 11

Sleep Hygiene and How to Improve It

By Chelsea Pineiro

Sleep hygiene is not how clean you are before going to bed! Sleep hygiene is how to train your body and mind to sleep well. I have personally not been getting the best quality sleep lately. I’m not sure if it’s the change in weather, the gloominess of January, or any of the other everyday […]

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Mar 09

How to Test Your Upper Body Strength

By Chelsea Pineiro

We all love to exercise our upper body, right? Who are we kidding? I hate doing upper body exercises. I love working on my lower body because I know I have more strength in that area. The upper body has never been my strong suit, so why work on the upper body at all? Importance […]

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Mar 04

What Foods Make A Great Breakfast

By Chelsea Pineiro

I’m not great at eating breakfast… That’s because I swear by intermittent fasting. I truly see the benefits of holding off my first meal until lunchtime. That doesn’t mean I don’t like breaking my fast a little early sometimes. Even if I last the whole 16 hours, I have a weird obsession with breakfast foods. […]

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Mar 02

Iodine and Why You Need It

By Chelsea Pineiro

From its discovery in 1811 up to 2020, I believe Iodine is a seriously underrated supplement. Some of you may remember it as one of the elements on the Element table, which we learned in Chemistry class. But you may not know that this is a critically important nutrient for our body.  Iodine is present […]

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Mar 02

Should You Take Melatonin To Get Better Sleep?

By Chelsea Pineiro

When should you consider taking Melatonin? Are you falling asleep at your desk? Have you not had a good night’s sleep in a while? Is your sleep-wake cycle all off? Have you been traveling? Are you now suffering from jet lag but have a presentation in the morning?! Melatonin is a possible solution, short-term or […]

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Feb 25

Are All Processed Foods Bad For You?

By Chelsea Pineiro

Popular opinion: Not all processed foods are bad for you! Seriously! Most foods in the supermarket are definitely processed and have been through many people’s hands before they arrive at your table. That doesn’t mean that you can’t eat them. I’m not talking about sugary drinks, white bread, or fried foods. Sure, you can indulge […]

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Feb 18

How to Avoid Food Temptations Around the House

By Chelsea Pineiro

A blog post about being stuck in a house with food temptations that you are trying to avoid. How timely. Living the majority of 2020 and the beginning of 2021 in lockdown has been a first, for basically everyone. A few months into this worldwide pandemic, people were joking that they had gained the “COVID-15” […]

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