Is Blue Light Bad for Your Eyes

So you have heard about Blue Light, but do you really know what it is? Blue light, also known as high energy visible light, is a type of light that has the shortest and highest energy wavelengths in the visible light spectrum. Blue light is everywhere in our every day life! When outside, sunlight travels...

The Value of Unplugging

At Nested Naturals, we believe staying healthy and happy is something everyone desires (and deserves). But, while working extra hard every ...

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Beauty Benefits of Avocado

“Not Yet, Not Yet, Not Yet, Eat Me Now, Too Late” – Avocados All jokes aside, there’s nothing quite like a perfectly...

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What is lemon balm?

A lemon-scented herb from the mint family, lemon balm is native to Europe, North Africa and West Asia (but is also grown around the world). ...

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Is Fish Oil Sustainable?

So, what exactly is the deal with fish oil? Commonly marketed under the moniker “Omega-3 fatty acids”, fish oil is currently one of the trendiest supplements out there. It’s the third-largest supplement sold in the US, and has become a $34 billion-a-year global industry. People use fish oil to help with ...

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Guide to Traveling With Supplements

If you take vitamins or supplements on a regular basis, chances are you’ll probably want to bring them with you when you travel. This might make packing a little tough… but as long as you stick to general guidelines and travel regulations, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t take your pills and powders...

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6 Foods That Naturally Enhance Your Mood

Does the food that we eat really have the ability to affect our mood? The belief that food can affect a person’s health and well-being actually dates back to medieval times. That was when people started to take an interest in discovering how certain foods could affect mood and temperament, and many medical ...

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You May Suffer From Imposter Syndrome

Have you ever been in a situation where this thought comes over you? “I don’t belong here and they’re going to find out.” Maybe you’ve landed a new job or taken on a new role at work and your first weeks are met with anxiety you can’t explain. “They’re going to find out I’m unqualified...

5 Steps to Elevate Your Career This Year

As you entered 2018 with a fresh start, many of you likely took this opportunity to come up with some resolutions for the year. According to a commonly cited statistic, only 8% of us will actually stick to our resolutions and 16% of us won’t even make them. I’m definitely in the latter of those...

Hypothyroid Diet & Weight Loss

Do you regularly feel tired or fatigued? Do you get brain fog, chills, hair loss and unexplained weight gain? Do you suffer from dry skin and a puffy face? If so, your thyroid gland could be to blame. What’s the thyroid gland (and what does it do)? The thyroid gland is a small, butterfly-shaped gland...

7 Surprising Health Benefits of Nutmeg

This week’s spice, nutmeg (Myristica fragrans), is one you may have had a lot this past month in your eggnog and pies. Interestingly, the spice called mace comes from the same tree as nutmeg, but rather than the seed it is from the reddish weblike covering of the seed. Mace is similar to nutmeg in...

Beginner’s Guide to Wellness

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word “wellness”? Yoga? Meditation? Vegan diets and green smoothies and all that holistic health-related jazz? We know – there are a lot of differing ideas about what wellness actually means. Let’s try and define it a little more clearly: ...

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