Discussions

The Mother F*cker Gene • Healthy Helper – Health Article

A discussion on the MTHFR gene mutation. How to get tested for it, how it effects your mental and physical health, what to do if you have this mutation and more! There is so much we can learn about our individual health needs through genetic testing. The problem with the medical system as it is today is that genetic testing is not very accessible and not widely promoted by practicing providers. I was incredibly lucky to be linked up with…

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The What and Why Behind the Diet Trend – Health Article

Everything you need to know about intermittent fasting before deciding if it’s right for you! The 411 on the what and why behind this fast growing diet trend as well as firsthand accounts from people who have had experience with this eating style. I am NOT a proponent of the notion that there is one superior diet or way of eating. Everybody and every BODY is so different. So what works for one person could be detrimental to another person’s…

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The Mental 80/20 Rule from HealthyHelperKaila.com – Health Article

A discussion on emotions, disposition, and really letting yourself feel your authentic feelings. It’s impossible to be happy and positive 100% of the time and we shouldn’t force ourselves to fake it if it’s not truly how we’re feeling. I need to stay positive. There is so much to be thankful for in the world. My problems aren’t that bad and I shouldn’t worry this much.  Cannot show emotion right now! It’s a weakness and everyone around me seems so…

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5 Forms of Self-Care That Women Neglect • Healthy Helper – Health Article

5 underrated ways for women to practice self-care. From sexual and emotional health to giving back and going to the doctor regularly. Thank you to Babbleboxx for sponsoring this Women’s Wellness discussion. One thing I’ve been happy to see over the past few years is that practicing self-care has become more mainstream due to reduction of stigma surrounding openly talking about the connection between physical and mental health. But there are still some areas of self-care, especially for women, that…

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15 Healthy Good for Your Gut Recipes • Healthy Helper – Health Article

A round up of delicious recipes with ‘good for your gut’ ingredients that will promote gut and digestive health.  One of the biggest health issues I hear people complain about nowadays is some sort of gut or digestive problem. While I am all about taking natural supplements for different ailments or to bolster your diet, there are some that I think are a waste of money because they’ve been marketed as a catchall to solve ALL your problems. One of…

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A Thought on the Holidays • Healthy Helper – Health Article

Don’t just ‘get through’ the holidays…Actually ENJOY THEM! The holidays have become synonymous with dieting, ‘staying on track’, and keeping off weight. Well it’s time to get back to what the true reasons for the season are: family, fun, togetherness, and giving. How To ‘Get Through’ The Holidays! Make It Through The Holidays Without Gaining Weight! How To Stop The Holidays From Sabotaging Your Diet! Stay On Track This Holiday Season with These Easy Tips! Stave Off Holiday Weight Gain…

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5 REAL FOOD Alternatives to Protein Powder After a Workout • Healthy Helper – Health Article

Do you immediately supplement with protein powders after a workout? STOP. Next time, reach for real food sources of this essential macronutrient. Real food = better fuel and better recovery. No need to buy expensive, processed supplements when nature has everything for you!   Everyone knows it’s important to get in adequate nutrition after a tough workout. Protein is especially crucial if you’ve lifted heavy or done an intense cardio session. Most people tend to reach for a protein shake…

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7 Ways to Find Balance in Busyness • Healthy Helper – Health Article

A list of 7 MUST HAVE tips for staying healthy, happy, and balanced, despite having a busy life. Juggling work, family, social life, and personal well-being can be tough…but not impossible. These suggestions will help you move toward more balanced living! This post is sponsored by California Almonds. All opinions are my own. One of the biggest reasons people become stressed is that they are “too busy”, and feel that because of this, it is too hard to take time…

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