IE Holidays: A Well, FULL Mindset for the Holidays [Newsletter]

While most holidays have some central eating component, Thanksgiving really takes the cake (or pie?). But of course food is a big part of the day and celebration which impacts all of our attitudes and behavior around the day. And let's face it, that can be tough. We're sharing some tips to help you be in control of your Thanksgiving celebration, no guilt necessary.

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How to Drink More Water

You’ve probably heard that you can survive 3 weeks without food but only a few days without water. Our bodies are nearly 60% water and it’s a crucial part of the body’s everyday activities. And while drinking water in the morning isn’t going to ‘set your metabolism on fire’ or cause a significant calorie burn, it does ensure everything is running properly for your day, like metabolism, digestion and proper brain function. So here are some easy ways to get some more H2O into your day.

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The Best Things to Buy At Trader Joe's According to A Nutritionist

Whole Foods might get all the attention for healthy food options, but that doesn’t mean it’s the only option. We all love Trader Joe’s for a good grocery deal (definitely not for its insane lines that wrap around the aisles). But, TJ’s is more than just the most affordable option, they’ve been upping their game with healthy choices that your wallet and tastebuds can agree on. So, before you drop your *entire* paycheck at Whole Foods, stop by Trader Joe’s, and pick these up items first.

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Food Fads De-bunked: What do food trends and Project Runway have in common? [Newsletter]

You can't scroll through your Instagram or stroll through the aisles of Whole Foods without seeing products proudly containing collagen, charcoal, probiotics or fermented foods.Welcome to the start of our new series focused on shedding some light on Food Trends - from food products, diet trends, common questions and some Instagram (or other media) myths or misconceptions.

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Should You Be Consuming Charcoal?

Activated charcoal has been a rising star on the health & wellness scene the past couple of years but why are we drinking it again? Activated charcoal lovers will say that it rids your body of toxins, counteracts a weekend of overindulgence and combats hangovers, but the research isn’t quite as strong to support that, so your black drink might be doing you and your wallet more harm than good. Here’s the breakdown.

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