Headaches are frustrating, but migraines are debilitating. Although the two resemble each other, there are actually some key ways to tell them apart. What is a headache, and why do we get them? Your brain can’t feel pain. A headache actually occurs when pain signals come from the surrounding tissue, blood vessels, and nerves. The root of a headache depends on the type it is … Continue reading How to Tell If You’re Dealing With a Bad Headache or a Migraine
HIIT workouts, or high intensity interval training workouts, are a form of exercise that involves quick bursts of strength and cardio intermixed with short recovery periods. It’s an all-then-nothing approach to working out, rather than just keeping a steady pace for a long time. They’re a popular workout trend, but how good are they for your body? They’re extremely efficient HIIT workouts only require about … Continue reading Are HIIT Workouts As Effective As Everyone Thinks?
You know the feeling: You want to meal prep, but you don’t even know where to start. Luckily, prepping for the week is super easy—as long as you know what to do. Follow these quick tips to make meal prep a breeze and stay healthy all week. Keep the grocery list short We all know the feeling of buying an entire can or container of … Continue reading 5 Tips to Make Meal Prep Much Easier
I was shopping on Ikea’s website a few days ago and remembered that I hadn’t been there since I was about five years old. But the one thing that stood out to me from that day was the Swedish meatballs the store serves as a complimentary, “Thanks for shopping here.” I can’t remember if we bought anything or not, but I know one thing: Those … Continue reading Swedish Mini Meatballs
If you’re trying to get a perfect six pack or just want to tone your body a bit, you don’t have to focus on your ab muscles as much as you think. But how much is too much? Is a short workout actually effective? I spoke with some experts to break down the best way to work your abs, plus which workouts to embrace and … Continue reading Here’s the Optimal Amount of Time You Should Spend on an Ab Workout
I’ve always disliked scallops. They were always too fishy for me, and when I was younger, the texture weirded me out a bit. But if they’re cooked absolutely perfectly, I can eat a few and enjoy them. My family loves scallops; especially my mom, who orders a scallop dish almost every time we go to a seafood restaurant. I thought that maybe if I coated … Continue reading Grilled Scallops in Rosemary Garlic Cream Sauce
It’s hard to stray from my love of pasta, but I can’t forget to incorporate protein into my diet. I’ve been thinking a lot about a pasta dish that included both (but knew I couldn’t make another mac and cheese recipe…), so I thought some kind of Tex-Mex dish would be the way to go. I’m not a big fan of ground beef, so I … Continue reading Hearty Tex-Mex Chicken Casserole