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Emily Caldwell

Emily Caldwell


Emily is a 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. 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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boba tea

Does boba tea have caffeine? Everything you need to know

Even if you know nothing about boba tea, the pictures alone are enough to make anyone curious about this fruit-flavored tea trend.
matcha latte

How to make a matcha latte: Your complete guide

Learn how to make a matcha latte in under five minutes and how to customize your drink to your specific taste preferences.
Small clay cup of Indian chai on a wooden table.

What is chai? Everything you need to know

In this guide, we'll dive into all the "what is chai tea" questions you might have, including how it tastes, where to find it, and how to make it.
Glasses of kombucha.

What is the best time to drink kombucha?

But if you're new to the world of Kombucha, you might wonder when the best time to drink it is.
americano coffee

What is red eye coffee? This Americano cousin offers a huge caffeine boost

This unique coffee drink gets its name as a reference to the dreaded overnight "red-eye flights" that require a stronger caffeine boost to make it through.
Sporty man training on walking treadmill at home, closeup

Upgrade your walking pad to a walking pad with incline

Swapping your walking pad for a walking pad with an incline might just provide the calorie burn you're looking for.

What exactly is a latte? All about this beloved drink

Before you order your next latte, we'll answer all of your "what is a latte" questions and explore the creation process.

Is a curved treadmill really worth it?

Curiosity is only normal when you see one of these unique treadmills, as there has to be some (good) reason for a deliberately curved treadmill track.
espresso beans

How much caffeine is actually in a shot of espresso?

In this guide, we'll explore how much caffeine is in a shot of espresso so you know exactly how to safely enjoy your favorite espresso.
Salty snacks.

These are our favorite healthy gluten free snacks

Regardless of your reasons for switching to a gluten-free diet, these 5 gluten-free snacks will make it easy to satisfy any craving.
Coffee beans in white bowl

Does decaf coffee have caffeine? The answer might surprise you

Regardless of your reasoning for sipping on decaf coffee, you might have wondered -- does decaf coffee have caffeine or is it completely caffeine-free?
Man holding spoon and fork in between a clock placed on a plate

Not losing weight on intermittent fasting? These 5 reasons might be why

If you're not losing weight with intermittent fasting, consider tweaking these 5 things to achieve your desired results.

Is coffee creamer bad for you? 4 ingredients to avoid

Coffee cream doesn't have to be bad for you. However, it is important to pay close attention to the ingredients in your creamer that may be harmful.
cinnamon tea

This is how to make antioxidant-rich cinnamon tea

Not only is cinnamon tea deliciously cozy, but it's also easy to make and contains many antioxidants for a health boost too.
black tea

What is Earl Grey tea? What to know about everyone’s favorite black tea

But what exactly is Earl Grey tea and what makes it so special? In this guide, we'll break down everything you want to know about this classic tea variety.

Collagen protein vs whey protein: Which should you choose?

In this guide, we'll break down everything you need to know about choosing collagen protein vs whey and how to determine which is best for your fitness goals.
turkey bacon in a pan

How to cook turkey bacon: 4 ways to cook to perfection

Switching to turkey bacon is a smart choice as part of a calorie-cut, low-fat, or high-protein diet.
Man with tatted arm packs suitcase for adventure travel trip. Packing bag with camera, laptop, portable battery charger and electric toothbrush.

Can you bring an electric toothbrush on a plane? We’ll help you pack

Let us help you make packing easy with the simple answers to the questions you want to know about taking an eclectic toothbrush on a plane.

5 high-volume, low-calorie foods to make cutting easier

Consuming high volume low calorie foods is a great strategy to keep you full while keeping you on track with your diet.
gin cocktail

You’ll love these 3 refreshing summer gin cocktails

Try something new this year with these 3 summer gin cocktails that are easy to make and require minimal ingredients.
Sporty man training on walking treadmill at home, closeup

Is walking backwards on a treadmill beneficial? What you need to know

We break down both the benefits and limitations of walking backward on the treadmill and how to decide if you should give it a try.
Resistance band single leg glute bridge.

Add these 4 easy gluteus minimus exercises to your workout routine

Maintain a well-rounded leg and glute day with these 4 gluteus minimus exercises that require minimal to no equipment at all.
Ground beef in a glass bowl

93/7 ground beef nutrition: How to work this easy protein into your dinners

Lean ground beef, such as 93/7 ground beef, is an excellent source of protein and contains a rich nutrient profile, ideal for working into dinner recipes.
Sliced watermelon in a pile.

How long is cut watermelon good for? Learn how to make this summer fruit last

Due to the high water content of watermelon, which makes up about 90% of its ingredients, proper storage of watermelon is essential to keep it fresh.
man with abs

3 effective oblique cable exercises for a shredded core

Adding exercises into your workout regimen that specifically target obliques can also help you achieve the shredded look you're after.
Grant Williams playing basketball

NBA’s Grant Williams reveals his game day diet (and more fitness tips)

Discover what NBA star Grant Williams eats to stay fueled for every game and his recommendations for fitness and diet tips.
americano coffee

What is Americano coffee? (And why you have WWII to thank for it)

Below, discover how Americano coffee is made and how it came to be one of the most popular coffee drinks today.
a pink smoothie

Make the ultimate high-fiber smoothie with these key ingredients

Adding fiber to your smoothie is a great way to help you reach your daily fiber goals, especially if you're already a daily smoothie drinker.
Sankt-Petersburg/Russia - July 21 2019: McDonald’s worker holding bag of fast food. Hand with a paper bag through the window of mcdonalds car drive thru service.

High protein fast food for a busy day: These picks won’t kill your fitness goals

Consider these 5 delicious options for high protein fast food on your next busy day.
iced espresso

What is low-acid coffee (and should you make the switch)?

Low acid coffee has become popular, offering delicious coffee with lower acidity. In this guide, learn more about low acid coffee and if you should switch.
Caucasian muscular man using pull down machine in the gym, weight lifting workout.

Do you need intra workout carbs?

But are intra workout carbs the best strategy for everyone? Should you try it? Let's dive into this fitness trend and who should consider giving it a try.
flat white coffee

What, exactly, is a flat white? All about the tasty coffee drink

The flat white is a delicious, smooth, and velvety espresso drink that you might just be missing out on. Here's what you need to know about the flat white.
Person standing on asphalt holding a dumbbell in each hand.

Are you doing hammer curls the right way? Your complete guide

Once you perfect your hammer curl form, they're perfect to add to your upper body routine. Here's how you can achieve the perfect hammer curl form in no time.
Man doing plank with pre-workout supplement

How long does pre workout last? How to time your pre-gym routine

How long does pre-workout last? How much pre-workout should you be taking? We'll break down the answers to all of your burning pre-workout questions.
man on treadmill

3 amazing steady-state cardio exercises to work into your fitness routine

Unlike other forms of cardio that have lots of variation in intensity, steady state cardio maintains a similar intensity throughout the duration of the workout.

American cheese isn’t really cheese: The truth behind the burger topping staple

What exactly is American cheese and is it healthy to consume? We'll break down the details of this popular burger topping.
man on treadmill

What’s the point of working out in a hoodie? We explain

We'll break down the truth behind working out in a hoodie to help you determine if it's worth the challenge or a hard pass.
push press exercise man lifting weight over head in gym

Should you do cardio before or after weights? The answer depends on your goals

Each of these varieties of workout equipment offers unique benefits and can each be incorporated into a balanced fitness routine. But which should you do first?

Why everyone is saying bakuchiol is the new (natural) alternative to retinol for your skin

Not only can retinol be harsh on certain skin types, but it's not always the best choice for those who prefer a more natural skincare routine.
Iced latte

Iced cappuccino vs iced latte: A similar coffee order, yet very different

An iced cappuccino and iced latte look similar in appearance, causing them to frequently be confused with one another.
Beef jerky.

5 delicious carnivore diet snacks you can take on-the-go

Discover the 5 best carnivore diet snacks for on-the-go to stay on track with your low carb, meat-friendly diet.
creatine powder

How much water should you drink with creatine?

While creatine is found naturally in the body, this supplement is taken in exogenous powder form to help boost levels in the body.
Person in black sneakers walking on the street

When is the best time of day to walk? After this activity

Even short walks after eating a meal can help to improve digestion, balance blood sugar levels, and so much more.
mens skincare routine changes to make man in sunscreen

Mineral vs chemical sunscreen: Which one should you actually use?

The mineral vs chemical sunscreen debate has been an ongoing one, as both forms of sunscreens have their pros and cons.
zucchini noodles

These low carb pasta options are just as delicious

These low carb pasta substitutes are perfect for staying on track with your diet goals while still enjoying a delicious dinner.

Chicken pizza crust sounds gross but it’s actually delicious (and keto friendly)

Upon first glance, we know chicken pizza crust sounds gross. But when made properly, chicken pizza crust is delicious and doesn't taste like chicken at all.
keto diet picture knife and fork word block

What is dirty keto? Everything you need to know

The "dirty keto" diet has recently emerged as a sub-diet of the keto diet, designed for those looking for a more flexible, sustainable diet.
Ginger and turmeric spices

DIY your own ginger turmeric shot (the secret to your wellness routine) in under 10 minutes

Although you can find some pre-made ginger turmeric shots at the store, making a DIY ginger turmeric shot is easy and far more cost-effective
a bearded man doing a biceps curl

Why you should incorporate static holding exercises into your workout

In this static hold exercise guide, we'll break down everything you need to know about static holding exercises and incorporating them into your routine.
Cottage cheese and berries.

A cottage cheese breakfast is an easy way to hit protein macros — try these tasty ideas

These 5 cottage cheese breakfast ideas are bound to change your mind about this delicious high-protein food.