With celebrities like the Kardashians and Jennifer Aniston praising its benefits and results, Pilates, a type of low-impact workout, has created a vast buzz on TikTok and other platforms, with some enthusiasts saying it’s the only workout they’re willing to partake in.
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Vitamin B-12? Omega-3s? Calcium? Here’s a rundown of the supplements that you might want to implement into your routine to actually benefit your overall health. There’s no question that the supplement section is a daunting place to shop. From Flinstones gummy vitamins to sketchy-looking ‘magic’ pills, the shelves are stocked in an anxiety-inducing way that leaves shoppers, or at least myself, overwhelmed and settling for the first multivitamin on the shelf to avoid the whole fiasco in itself.
On a crisp Sunday morning in October, hundreds of princesses, fairies and superheroes gathered on their bikes in Magnolia Park in Arlington, Mass., wielding bags full of candy and treats, ready to take off towards the trails and parks of Arlington, Belmont and Cambridge.
This charming, brightly-colored, nutrition-focused cafe is the perfect place for a light bite or a filling healthful meal. With a variety of acai bowls, wraps, salads, and bowls, it’s hard to find something at Life Alive that isn’t delicious and packed with vegetables and nutrients. Although to some, the cafe’s mostly plant-based menu may seem a little daunting, I can attest that each time I’ve gone, even the pickiest of eaters have found something they enjoyed. The butternut squash soup was a highlight of my last trip, one of their fall seasonal items, and the simple hummus and pita plate ended up being a favorite of the table. With substitutions of cashew-based cheeses in some of their salads and bowls, Life Alive offers an allergen-friendly menu, with options for those that are dairy-free, vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free.
There’s no question that matcha has grown in popularity exponentially over the past few years. The bright green beverages appear all over social media pages, usually held by an influencer with a slicked-back ponytail dressed in some form of athleisure.
As the leaves begin to change and the word “midterm” begins to be synonymous with “Monday” instead of “next month,” it feels appropriate to address the collective feelings of stress and anxiety rising around campus. Whether your current preferred method of dealing with stress is locking yourself in the Hirsh Reading Room chugging Celsius drinks, or choosing to ignore the ever-looming assignments ahead of you, here are some scientifically backed practices that can help lower cortisol levels and foster a more calm and collected state.