Folate vs Folic Acid Foods and Supplements 0Folate gets thrown in with folic acid, but they aren't equals.
One is natural. One is unnatural.
One is found naturally in food and some high-quality supplements. The other is found naturally in NO foods, but is in lots of supplements (especially cheap supplements and "fortified" foods).
What's in This Post
- Folate vs Folic Acid
- Folate and Folic Acid Foods
- What to Look for in Folate Supplements
- Folate v Folic Acid Recommended Dose
- When to Take B Vitamins
15 Ways to Manage Stress and Reduce Anxiety 0Wondering how to relieve your stress? Here are 15 stress-reducing activities you can work into your day to reduce anxiety and increase stress resilience. (One of them takes 15 seconds.)
The Benefits of Drinking Water for Anxiety, Mood, and More 0
Your body is mostly water. If you don't get enough water, you don't feel as good as you could physically or mentally.
I spent 4 years researching and writing a book about the impact of diet on anxiety and specific anti-anxiety foods and supplements. The number one recommendation on my list of anti-anxiety foods is . . . water.
There are lots of other foods to add to your diet, or subtract from your diet, to help you be more stress resilient and reduce anxiety, but getting enough water is a simple place to start.
5 Grounding Techniques for Anxiety and Emotional Distress 0Anxiety and other stressful emotions can cloud your mind and hijack your brain. Grounding techniques engage your body to quickly reset your mind to a calm, grounded, logical state. They interrupt the fight-flight-or-freeze response to stress.
Quotes to Inspire You to Stop Toxic Perfectionism 2
You may think that perfectionism helps people get things done. It doesn't.
You might think that perfectionism helps people get things done well. It doesn't.
You might think that perfectionism helps people be better partners and parents. It doesn't.
The reality is that perfectionism is toxic to relationships and life. It wears out the perfectionistic person and people they are close to.
Perfectionists are chronically disappointed in themselves and others. They have trouble trying to do things because of being immobilized by fear of failure.
Here's a collection of the best quotes to help inspire you to be happy in your imperfection.
Tips for How to Get Vitamin D from the Sun 0Vitamin D is the sunshine vitamin, but how do you safely get vitamin D from the sun?
How much sun exposure do you need for healthy levels of vitamin D? Can I get vitamin D from the sun through my windows?
Read on for the answers to your questions and 10 tips to optimize your sun time for vitamin D production.