Things Healthy People Do Every Morning

1. Wake Up Earlier Many of us try to wake up as late as possible, but losing precious time in the morning puts pressure on our bodies and minds. As a result, time feels tight throughout the day. It doesn’t have to be that way! By waking up early, you can give your body and mind time to unwind and […]

The Right Way to Prepare Oatmeal and 5 Tips for Making It Better

Oatmeal is a satisfying, healthy morning meal. It’s a whole grain–something that most Americans don’t eat often enough. It is high in soluble fiber, which may help to lower “bad” LDL cholesterol, and has a healthy amount of protein, both of which will help you feel satisfied until lunch. Plus it’s a low-glycemic-index (GI) food–and research suggests that eating a […]

Easy & Healthy Oatmeal Recipes You Need to Try Today

m a huge oatmeal fan! So huge I used to eat oatmeal every single day… #obsessed. Over the years I’ve shared so many healthy oatmeal recipes and it’s definitely still one of my all-time favorite breakfasts! It’s so warm, comforting and healthy. Plus, I’m a volume eater so I love the fact that with oatmeal I get to eat a huge, delicious […]

12 Ways to Smoothly Start Waking Up Earlier

You’ve likely read the studies saying that those who wake up earlier are more successful. You may even have set the goal to adjust your wake-up time, sure that an extra hour or two at the start of the day is all you need. But deciding to wake up early and actually following through are two different things. If you’d like to test out […]

5 Morning Habits to Help You Feel Better All Over

Adding these habits into your A.M. routine can help you feel better all day. When you think “morning routine” you probably think “Drag self to shower. Drag self to the toothbrush. Drag self to coffee.” You also probably wake up at the last possible minute to get everything done. But adding a few other tasks to your morning to-do list […]

Everything You Need to Know About Avocados + 15 Science-Backed Reasons to Eat These Fabulous Fruits

ou can find avocados almost everywhere — from grocery stores and farmers markets to chocolate pudding recipes. Once considered a delicacy, this green tree fruit is now a common addition to tables and menus all over the world. People’s love affair with avocados has gained traction in recent years. The growth in sales outpaces that of any other fruit. And […]

10 Scientific Reasons You Should Be Eating More Avocado

Numerous studies show that it has powerful beneficial effects on health. Here are 12 health benefits of avocado, that are supported by scientific research. 1. Avocado Is Incredibly Nutritious What we refer to as “avocado” is the fruit of the avocado tree, called Persea americana (1). This fruit is prized for its high nutrient value and is added to all sorts of dishes due […]

In Case You Need a Reason to Eat More Avocado

Avocados have long been a SoCal favorite and the secret is finally out. Over the past 10 years or so, the rest of the country has embraced the healthy, versatile, fitness-friendly fruit. Whether sliced on toast, mashed up as a dip, cubed into a salad, or eaten straight from the tree, these fatty fruits really are all they’re smashed up […]

How to Wake Up Early and Become a Morning Person, According to Experts

I used to hate waking up for work. Three alarms, two cups of coffee, and one commute later, I’d still feel groggy and unproductive a few hours into my day. My solution: Stop waking up for work and start waking up for myself. Now I get up earlier, but to head to the gym — not the office. Rethinking mornings […]

How To Make the Easiest Pancakes Ever

Pancakes are often considered a weekend-only treat, but there’s no denying that the other five days would be substantially better if they, too, started with a warm short stack. To make this an actually feasible option on hectic mornings, you have a few options. You can make and freeze pancakes in advance (or even freeze the batter), or you could master this one-bowl […]