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Emily Caldwell

Emily Caldwell

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Emily is a full time freelance writer with a special focus on health, fitness, lifestyle, food, and nutrition topics. She holds a B.S. in Health & Human Services from York College of Pennsylvania. Her work has appeared on Vail Resorts, AAA Insurance, BetterVet, CabinetMurphyBed, and ActiveFit+. When she's not busy writing or working with her husband, Emily loves to exercise, travel, and learn about new ways to improve her health. Emily has a special interest in biohacking, intermittent fasting, ketogenic eating, and holistic wellness.

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collagen powder

Does collagen count as protein? What you need to know about counting your protein macros

Your daily collagen supplement should not count towards your protein macro goals. Here's why.
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Can tai chi lower blood pressure? A new study suggests it can

A recent study suggests tai chi might also be useful in helping to lower blood pressure.
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The best vodka and vodka mixers for no hangover

Want to avoid a hangover? These are the best vodka and vodka mixers to enjoy.
a man doing pull ups

Can’t do pull ups? You need this simple addition to your workout routine

Even for people who regularly do killer back exercises at the gym, a pull up is a different type of motion than that of many strength training exercises.
Steak

Keto vs ketovore diet: What’s the difference?

While the keto diet remains popular, you may have heard the term "ketovore" floating around social media. But what is the "ketovore diet"?
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Chamomile tea only gets healthier when you add lavender — here’s why

From helping to fight against inflammation to supporting healthy sleep, the benefits of chamomile lavender tea might just surprise you.
Man outside holding a cut head of lettuce

Can you freeze lettuce? The do’s and don’ts of making your produce last

Frozen lettuce may not be the best for making salads, you don't have to toss it just yet.
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Dining at Sandals Grande St. Lucian: A Caribbean paradise with 11 all-inclusive restaurants

Sandals Grande St Lucian has 12 great restaurants in its all-inclusive resort, and we tried them all
Champagne coups

Every type of champagne, explained

Champagne can be confusing. Brut, dry - extra dry? - it's a minefield of terminology. We demystify it for you.
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20/4 intermittent fasting: A sustainable fasting plan that drives results or unnecessary diet fad?

Is a 20/4 intermittent fasting plan right for you? This is everything you need to know.
Barbecue ribs with sauce

This secret ingredient will make your crock pot ribs so much better

Is there anything better than crock pot ribs? Add this secret ingredient to your ribs recipe.
Peanut butter

Can eating peanut butter reduce stress? The answer might surprise you

Peanut butter can reduce your cortisol levels, which can help eliminate stress
A man walking past an airport security station in motion

Clear airport security has a secret program that makes even TSA PreCheck look outdated

Precheck is great. So is Clear. But Clear recently purchased Whyline, and is now offering scheduled security check-ins.
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Turmeric with ginger and black pepper: Science says taking these herbs and spices together will get you the best results

Turmeric, ginger, and black pepper are all beneficial for your health. Here's why (and how) you should mix them together.
Animal protein sources

New research finds protein absorption myth is, in fact, a myth

A new study challenges a commonly known fitness 'fact'
Steak on cutting board

This is the only type of cutting board we’ll buy – here’s why

Cutting boards come in a variety of materials, but we've got one good reason to buy one type over the rest.
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Vitamins for energy: Ditch terrible energy drinks and try these natural energy supplements

This is what you need to know about coenzyme Q10, vitamin B12, creatine, and other vitamins for energy.
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Turmeric, cardamom, and more: Indian spices and their surprising health benefits

Indian spices have some amazing health benefits. This is your guide to turmeric, cardamom, ginger, cumin, and more.
humidifier in bedroom

Humidifier benefits: 4 ways owning one will improve your life in winter

A humidifier is a great addition to your bedroom for the winter. Here's why.
food in air fryer

If you absolutely need an air fryer, you should get a stainless steel one — here’s why

A stainless steel air fryer is a better choice for your health. Here's why.
Cos Mcs McDonalds

McDonald’s is taking on Starbucks with its latest spinoff restaurant – a coffee shop

McDonalds selling coffee was always weird, and now. the brand has its own spinoff coffee shop to rival Starbucks
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Carbohydrates 101: The dos and don’ts of carb loading

Carb loading can be an effective tool to reach your fitness goals. Here's what you need to know before you start.
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How to get better sleep with ‘sleep hygiene’

Wake up well rested every morning with these sleep tips.
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Travel tips: This is why your feet swell after flying (and how to prevent it)

Do your feet swell after you fly? These are the travel tips you need for a more comfortable flight experience.
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Dry farm wines: Organic, sugar-free wines you won’t feel guilty about

Are you looking for a more natural wine to imbibe? Dry farm wines might just be right for you.
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Will goat milk soap actually help your dry skin problem?

Is goat milk soap good for your skin? We investigate the benefits for dry skin and other skincare issues, disadvantages, and more.
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Low-sugar Starbucks drinks: Start your new year cutting sugar

Cutting sugar is one of the best things you can do for your health. These are the low-sugar Starbucks drinks you should order.
Hands toasting with moscow mules

Keto drinks: These low-carb cocktails are perfect for your New Year’s Eve party

These low carb cocktails won't make New Year's Day such a struggle.
hangover bed water

How to prevent a hangover: 4 steps you should always take before heading to bed after a busy night of drinking

While it's not possible to always prevent a hangover, it's best to do what you can to reduce symptoms before they occur
Eggs in a carton

Why are eggs so expensive? What pasture raised eggs, cage-free eggs, and organic eggs mean

Ever wonder why eggs are so expensive? So have we - so we dug in to find out what pasture-raised eggs, cage-free eggs, and organic eggs really mean
Man in pain on the couch

Constipation when traveling is a real problem: How to overcome it and enjoy your vacation

Constipation when traveling is a real problem. Why it happens, and how to overcome it to enjoy your vacation
A person wearing an Apple Watch while working out.

Apple Watch set for major redesign with new health monitoring features in 2024

The 2024 version of the Apple Watch will definitely look like an Apple wearable, but it may pack new features, according to a new report.
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What is saffron and why is it so expensive?

Ever wondered why such a small amount of saffron is so expensive? We explain what saffron is, why it costs so much, and how you can use it
Parmesan cheese

How (and why) parmesan, pecorino romano, gruyere, and asiago cheeses may help with digestive issues

Think you should avoid cheese when you have digestive issues? Think again! How parmesan, pecorino romano, gruyere, and asiago may help
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Magnesium glycinate gummies: All the benefits, and why you should be using them

Magnesium glycinate gummies: What they're used for, why you should be chomping them down, and why people love them
Two bowls of bone broth

Our bone broth recipe is embarrassingly easy and better than store-bought

This bone broth recipe is really easy, incredibly good, freezes well, and is cheaper (and better!) than store-bought
Black cup of coffee next to a pastry

Why is mushroom coffee suddenly so popular? We’ll tell you

Mushroom coffee is suddenly really popular, but why? We go over its benefits and the most popular brands
A bowl of a keto-friendly dish on a table

Beware the keto flu: What it is and how to keep it from ruining your keto diet

The keto flu can be one of the downsides of starting a keto diet. This is what you need to know.
Japanese beef on teppanyaki

Why grass-fed beef is worth the hype

Grass-fed beef is now found everywhere, and we tell you why it's worth the spend.
Carrot soup

4 delicious crock pot recipes: These low-carb, keto-friendly soups are perfect for winter

If you're craving a soup in the cool weather, these low-carb foods are easy to make in the slow cooker or crock pot.
brown eggs

Vitamin D, Vitamin B12, and more: Egg nutrition, explained

The humble egg is a nutrition bomb. We dig into its benefits, including vitamin D, vitamin B12, and more.
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The secret to biohacking sleep quality is a painfully obvious lifestyle hack

The foods we eat can help us biohack our sleep quality. This is what you need to know.
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Keto diet breakfasts on the go: How to order at Mcdonald’s, Wendy’s, Burger King, and Chick-fil-A

Eating a keto diet? How to order breakfast at McDonalds, Wendy's, Burger King, and Chick-fil-A — and not break your diet.
Man running outside

Maximize your cardio workout with these easy tips and tricks

Cardio usually isn't fun, we know, but these tips and tricks make your cardio workouts a bit more pleasurable
Yoga class

Surprising mental health benefits of yoga – reduce stress, ease anxiety, and more

Yoga can have a fantastic effect on our mental health. These are the benefits of yoga you should know.
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Can apple cider vinegar help with weight loss?

Apple cider vinegar plays a major role in weight loss plans for many. Here's why.
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A Disneyland-sized theme park is coming to … Oklahoma? (and former Disney creators are behind the design)

If traveling to California or Florida is a hassle, there will soon be a new Disney theme park rival in Oklahoma.
Deviled eggs

Deviled egg recipe: From basic to advanced, just in time for Thanksgiving

The best deviled egg recipe is subjective, so we're giving you 4 options to choose from.
Person holding an espresso martini glass placing coffee beans as a garnish.

Moscow mule, espresso martini, and more: How to put a fall twist on classic cocktails

We all love a classic cocktail like a Moscow mule or a vodka cranberry. Celebrate the season by adding a fall touch to these drink favorites.
Man in yoga pose outside

4 yoga poses to build core strength you can do anywhere

Strengthen your core muscles with these effective yoga poses.