The Health Scoop: Edition 19

Bringing the top health, wellness and lifestyle stories to you from across the globe, making it easier to live the healthiest and happiest life possible. 

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NUTRITION

9 Keto-Friendly Snacks That Will Actually Keep You Full

After years of being told that foods high in fat are bad for us, scientists and health experts alike are now raving about the benefits are a diet rich in fat. In fact the keto way of living recommends that 60-80% of your daily intake is in the form of fat...but it goes without saying that it needs to be the good kind! Women’s Health shares a selection of keto-friendly snacks to keep you fuller for longer.

 
 
 

MOVEMENT

5 TYPES OF EXERCISE TO HELP BOOST YOUR MENTAL HEALTH

We all know that exercise is good for our mental health (hello endorphins!) but which types of exercise help the most? Researchers have drilled down on the types of heart-pumping activities that help to keep you in tip-top mental shape. Well + Good shares the top 5.

 
 
 

LIFESTYLE

DO THE BENEFITS OF ALCOHOL OUTWEIGH THE RISKS?

Yup, you read it right! New research shared on Scientific American suggests that the benefits of drinking alcohol could actually outweigh the risks. Before you start downing the tequila shots, drinking excessive amounts of alcohol is obviously not good for you! But some analyses show that people who drink a little alcohol seem to live longer and be healthier than those who don’t drink at all. 

 
 
 

RECIPE

MERMAID SUSHI BOWLS

You’ve probably seen the beautifully bright smoothie bowls plastered all over instagram and Pinterest. The ones that look so delicious that you want to jump into your phone and eat them! Well Elsa's Wholesome Life has created some bright bowls with a savoury twist! They’re mermaid sushi bowls and the perfect treat for lunch.

 
 
 

PODCAST LOVE

LEWIS HOWES: HOW TO MANAGE ANXIETY, BURNOUT AND OVERWHELM

Have you ever felt that you didn’t have enough time in the day? Lewis Howes talks about a number of key lessons he’s learned over the years to manage anxiety, burnout, and overwhelm so that you can continue to make your dreams a reality.

 
 
 

THS PRODUCT OF THE WEEK

ECO FRIENDLY: FRANK GREEN REUSABLE CUP

The multi-award winning reusable cup fuses design, form and function with sustainability. The perfect way to drink your morning coffee!