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What’s the Deal with Unhealthy Fats vs. Healthy Fats?
What’s the Deal with Unhealthy Fats vs. Healthy Fats?
If you’re over 30 years old, you likely remember the “low-fat” craze of the 90s. Fats were vilified, and consumers snapped up fat-free and low-fat products (which were chock full of sugars, processed ingredients, and chemicals, btw). In more recent years, we’ve come to learn that fats aren’t evil — in fact, they’re essential to the healthy function of your body. The important thing is to eat the right types of fat, which can be a bit confusing to figure out. We’ve got you covered with this brand new guide to fats. Read on to learn the difference between healthy fats and unhealthy fats, examples of healthy fats to use, the best cooking oils and worst cooking oils for your health, and more.
How to Identify a Food Sensitivity with a Food Elimination Diet
How to Identify a Food Sensitivity with a Food Elimination Diet
As we say often here at WellBe, the things you choose to put in your mouth have a bigger impact on your health than anything else. So if you’re experiencing mysterious symptoms or chronic issues and can’t figure out why, a food sensitivity could be the culprit. Of course, we all eat a huge variety of different foods each day, so figuring out the source of your symptoms can be tricky. Enter: elimination diets. Read on to learn the benefits of a food elimination diet, best practices for how to do an elimination diet, and even a basic template for your own elimination diet plan. 
How to Detox from Sugar: The Benefits of Cutting Out Sugar & Starting a Sugar Detox Plan
How to Detox from Sugar: The Benefits of Cutting Out Sugar & Starting a Sugar Detox Plan
We’re not going to fudge the truth (see what we did there?): sugar is delicious. There’s a reason desserts are called “treats,” after all. But consuming too much sugar has a ton of serious health repercussions — from inflammation to chronic disease to cancer — and the reality is that most Americans have too much sugar in their diet. Because of this, the idea of a “sugar detox” has gained popularity, but can following a sugar detox plan really improve your health? Read on to learn the benefits of cutting out sugar and how to detox from sugar safely.  
Is Grilling Healthy? It depends. The WellBe Guide to Safe Grilling
Is Grilling Healthy? It depends. The WellBe Guide to Safe Grilling
Nothing says innocent summer fun like throwing some meat on the grill and eating al fresco with friends and family. The only thing is — grilling isn’t actually so innocent after all. Yep, like that mosquito that keeps landing on your fruit salad, we’re here to put damper on your next summer bbq with some news about the serious health risks of grilling. But unlike that annoying mosquito, we’re going to make it better in the end, with smart tips to help you stay safe while still enjoying all the fun and deliciousness of grilling season.
How to Choose the Healthiest Eggs: Pasture-Raised Eggs, Free-Range, Cage-Free, and More
How to Choose the Healthiest Eggs: Pasture-Raised Eggs, Free-Range, Cage-Free, and More
Not all eggs are created equal. Similar to how a fetus is affected by the health and diet of its mother, the health and diet of a hen very much affects the quality of her eggs. If you're an egg eater, you'll agree that all the terms on egg cartons are confusing— how do you tell if you’re buying high- or low-quality eggs? We investigated to figure out which terms really affect our health— and which are totally nonsense. We also talked to Mark Kastel, the co-founder of The Cornucopia Institute, a farm policy research group, for the inside info on why hen health affects our health. Here’s our WellBe education on eggs. Ready? Go.
Natural Remedies for Hormonal Imbalance In Females: Hormonal Belly Fat, Supplements, & More
Natural Remedies for Hormonal Imbalance In Females: Hormonal Belly Fat, Supplements, & More
When people talk about hormones, it’s normally related to a specific kind of experience, like menopause, pregnancy, or a monthly menstrual cycle. Hormones play a big role in all of these, of course, but what people don’t talk about (and many don’t know) is the fact that hormones play a huge role in every aspect of our body’s functioning every single day. That means that if your hormones are out of whack, there are consequences, including some particularly pesky ones like weight gain and belly fat. Read on to learn more about female imbalance and the link between cortisol and belly fat, as well as natural remedies for hormonal imbalance.
Natural Candida Overgrowth Treatment for Too Much Yeast in the Body
Natural Candida Overgrowth Treatment for Too Much Yeast in the Body
We talk a lot about gut health over here at WellBe, and rightfully so! After all, it impacts every single aspect of your well-being, both mental and physical. But often, when we speak about gut health, we focus only on the bacteria in your gut. While the balance of good and bad gut bacteria is crucial to gut health, other microbes have an impact as well. One of those important microbes is candida, a form of yeast that supports various bodily functions in small amounts — but when there’s too much yeast in the body, things go haywire. Read on to learn about the signs of candida overgrowth, the best candida overgrowth treatment, the candida overgrowth diet, and more.