The Health Scoop: Edition 9

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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Source: Brooke Lark on Unsplash

LIFESTYLE

6 WAYS SUGAR AFFECTS YOUR BRAIN

"If you’ve been thinking about sugar—specifically whether you should or shouldn’t eat it, how much, and what types are good for you—this post from brain health pro and psychiatrist Drew Ramsey, MD, will give you plenty of food for thought."

 
 
 
 Source: Brooke Lark on Unsplash

Source: Brooke Lark on Unsplash

NUTRITION

5 Foods You Should NEVER Eat Together, According To A Nutritionist

"Matchmaking isn’t just for the romantic, it’s for the health conscious as well. Pairing your food choices properly and educating yourself on the best timing to eat particular food groups is the perfect opportunity to optimize your digestion, enhance weight loss and improve general well-being." - Sporteluxe.

 
 
 

Movement

SWEAT LIKE A SCORPIO: THE IDEAL WORKOUT FOR EVERY SIGN

Struggling to find the best workout to suit your body? The Chalkboard Mag provides a unique guide on how, why and when to move for your body based on your star sign!

 
 
 

PODCAST LOVE

The Balanced Blonde: Primal Living with Mark Sisson

Jordan chats with the Godfather of Primal Living, Mark Sisson, about living a ketogenic life and building a massively successful paleo brand. 

 
 
 
 Source:  @mandukayoga

Source: @mandukayoga

THS PRODUCT OF THE WEEK

eko® superlite travel yoga mat

Not only is the Eko Superlite travel mat made of a natural, biodegradable material, it also folds to fit easily in your bag, suitcase or purse! "The ideal yoga mat for people who want to make a commitment to our planet and take their yoga practice on the road."

 
 
 

WELLNESS EVENTS

WANDERLUST FESTIVAL SUNSHINE COAST

Wanderlust Sunshine Coast is a 4-day celebration of mindful living. Bringing together a remarkable group of yoga and meditation instructors, musical performers, speakers, artists, and chefs for a transformational retreat in one of the world’s most awe-inspiring natural resorts.