Author: Molly Apel

Molly Apel writes about health and business-tech trends from an island near Seattle, WA. Her work appears on sites like Bulletproof, Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Microsoft and Amazon. She is a cancer survivor, aspiring health nut, free-range mother and an organic farmer. She is usually outside, in the rain, exploring the outdoors.

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6 Best Supplements for Gut Health

Since no aspect of health operates in a vacuum, gut health impacts the other systems, functions and processes in your...

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What Are Brain Supplements? What to Know About Nootropics

The best brain supplements, also called nootropics, come in handy when you want to feel sharp, alert and focused. But...

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What Is Bioavailability? How to Make Sure Your Supplements Actually Work

If you take supplements and want to get what you’re paying for, bioavailability is a big deal. How do you...

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Energy + Focus vs. Smart Mode: What’s the Difference?

Balancing life and work can feel like an uphill battle. Brain supplements help you stay focused and sharp by ensuring...

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How to Choose Coffee Beans That Taste Delicious

Channeling your inner barista and making a fresh pot of coffee at home can be a great money-saving technique, but...

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6 Inflammatory Foods to Avoid and What to Eat Instead

What are inflammatory foods? We all know that some foods aren’t great for you. Unfortunately, the list of inflammatory foods...

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How Alcohol Affects Your Immune System and How to Bounce Back

Hitting up a happy hour or relaxing with an adult beverage at home is not an uncommon way for people...

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Can You Reuse Coffee Grounds? Here’s 10 Ways How, From Skincare to Gardening

Each morning, we dump a lump of coffee grounds in the garbage. Shouldn’t there be something we can do with...

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Melatonin for Sleep: Does it Work?

When you have low energy and feel groggy in the morning, consider taking melatonin for sleep. According to the CDC,...

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Is Bulletproof Coffee Good for You? Why You Want Quality Fats in Your Coffee

If butter makes everything better, then butter coffee sounds like a double win. Bulletproof Coffee is a blend of three...

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Is Going Low-Carb Right for You?

Among the endless list of popular diets, the unsung hero is undoubtedly the low-carb diet. Unlike stricter regimens, opting for...

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7 Keto Side Effects and What to Do About Them

You may have heard that the ketogenic diet is easy. Just eat steak, avocado and dark chocolate, and easy-peasy—you’re burning fat....

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What Is the Keto Flu? What to Do When Keto Makes You Crash

You’re starting the ketogenic diet, and you’re psyched to reap all those keto health benefits you’ve heard about: increased fat burning, lasting...

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How Biotin Benefits Healthy Nail Growth

You’ve seen the beauty products promoting something called biotin for thick, healthy nails. But what is biotin, and how does...

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How Stress and Gut Health are Interconnected

Have you ever had butterflies in your stomach? It’s no secret that life stress is linked to gut issues. Studies...

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Why Does Fat Make Food Taste So Good?

Bacon, ice cream, a burger and fries — what exactly makes these foods taste so good? You know about sweet,...