Most Popular WellBe Articles

Latest WellBe Articles

The 4 Worst Things to Put In Your Coffee + Healthy Coffee Creamer Alternatives
The 4 Worst Things to Put In Your Coffee + Healthy Coffee Creamer Alternatives
Now that you’ve learned why conventional coffee may not be very good for you, (you watched our video, right?), we’re taking a look at the common stuff people put in coffee. Unfortunately, most of the super convenient stuff (i.e. powdered creamer, coffee pods, fake sugar packets, whatever milk is on the counter) aren’t the healthiest and could affect your body in unexpected ways, like messing with your hormones. Watch the video for WellBe’s suggestions for healthier swaps and the ideal coffee order.
How Repressed Feelings Harm Your Health + 7 Techniques for Releasing Emotions
How Repressed Feelings Harm Your Health + 7 Techniques for Releasing Emotions
Most of us probably don’t think of ourselves as someone who has lived through trauma like abuse, abandonment, or some kind of tragic accident. Yet the more we learn about the concept of “trauma,” the more scientists are beginning to understand that in early childhood, much more subtle events can cause trauma and affect your long-term chronic disease risk as well as your ability to heal symptoms in the short term. The craziest part is that we don’t even know about most of these traumas that have such a huge impact on our lives — or they’re buried so deep that our conscious minds can’t see how much they affect us. Thankfully, there are ways to pull them to the surface (as painful or uncomfortable as that may be), and then release them. Read on to learn how repressed feelings affect your health, proven techniques for releasing emotions, how to heal emotional trauma through EMDR trauma therapy, and more.
What Does a Midwife Do? Understanding Midwifery Care, Types of Midwives, and More
What Does a Midwife Do? Understanding Midwifery Care, Types of Midwives, and More
When a woman becomes pregnant, she’s suddenly faced with an overwhelming amount of decisions. One decision that’s often completely overlooked is the question of who will deliver her baby. The vast majority of American women take it as a given that an OB-GYN will attend their labor and delivery, and never consider the other, equally viable option: midwifery care. This is likely because women and couples have untrue assumptions and unanswered questions about midwives. First off, what does a midwife do? Read on to learn the answer, plus the different types of midwives, benefits of a midwife for mother and baby, how midwifery care works on a practical level, and more. 
What Causes Recurrent Pregnancy Loss? Understanding Multiple Miscarriages
What Causes Recurrent Pregnancy Loss? Understanding Multiple Miscarriages
There are few more heartbreaking things a woman can experience than miscarriage. Trying to get pregnant and being pregnant are physically taxing in their own right, and losing that pregnancy adds a new level of emotional and physical difficulty. For some women, this heartbreaking experience happens again and again, a condition known as recurrent pregnancy loss, or recurrent miscarriage. While there are many unknowns about exactly why this happens, the good news is that for many women the problem can be solved and result in a healthy baby. Read on to learn more about the recurrent miscarriage causes, how to find and address the causes of recurrent miscarriage, and more.
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.
Non-toxic Sunscreen Guide: Sunscreen Ingredients to Avoid and Natural Sunscreen Alternatives
Non-toxic Sunscreen Guide: Sunscreen Ingredients to Avoid and Natural Sunscreen Alternatives
There’s perhaps no piece of health (or life) advice more universally accepted than “wear sunscreen.” And yet, it’s actually a whole lot more complicated than that. Sure, sunscreen helps shield you against skin cancer and other harmful effects of the sun, but the truth is that not all sunscreens are created equal — and some might be seriously harmful to your health. In our newest video guide, WellBe investigates.
The Healing Power of Prayer: Does Prayer for Physical Healing Work?
The Healing Power of Prayer: Does Prayer for Physical Healing Work?
The umbrella of complementary and alternative medicine is large. Underneath it you’ll find everything from acupuncture to herbal tinctures to infrared therapy and beyond, all of which are founded upon deep tradition, robust research, or both. But one field of alternative medicine that’s been less studied and explored is that of prayer for physical healing. Given how many people pray for specific health outcomes, it’s quite notable how little is actually known about the healing power of prayer — but we do know some things. Read on to learn what the research says about prayer, spirituality and health. 
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.