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Oct 2, 2020 0

Fitness Trend: Exercise Snacking

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Cupid's Pulse Article: Fitness Trend: Exercise Snacking
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By Nicole Maher

Many of us began the new decade with high hopes of our fitness New Year’s resolutions. However, with the shut down of gyms across the country and drastic changes to our daily schedules due to the pandemic, these goals may have appeared unachievable. Faced with these new circumstances, many people began to turn to the new fitness trend of exercise snacking as a way of staying in shape, or beginning their fitness journey. 

Find out some of the benefits of the new fitness trend, exercise snacking.

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Jul 10, 2020 0

Health Tips: How to Stay Healthy in the Heat

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Cupid's Pulse Article: Health Tips: How to Stay Healthy in the Heat
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By Diana Iscenko

The summer months often times means hot weather. While spending time outside is good, extremely high temperatures can be detrimental to your health. According to the CDC, more than 600 people die from extreme heat each year. Adults over 65, children under 4 and people with chronic health issues are particularly vulnerable to the effects of high heat.

It’s especially crucial to be aware of how the heat can affect your health during a public health crisis, like the COVID-19 pandemic. With parts of the country still on lockdown, many people are spending as much time outside as possible. Be sure to follow health advice to ensure you are remaining healthy as the summer temperatures get higher and higher.

No matter how you’re spending your quarantine summer, here are six health tips to help you stay healthy in the summer heat.

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Jun 30, 2020 0

Food Trend: Oat Milk

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Cupid's Pulse Article: Food Trend: Oat Milk
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By Diana Iscenko

Vegan-friendly alternatives have become super popular in the food world over the past decade. In terms of the health trend that is alternative foods, nothing else has risen to fame quite like oat milk. A study by the Specialty Coffee Association found that the popularity of oat milk has increased by 425% in the last year alone. The lactose-free, nut-free super milk is becoming a common alternative to dairy milk, joining almond milk and soy milk on supermarket shelves across the country.

Whether you’d opt for oat milk in your latte or you’re thinking about making a shift to only oat milk in your house, there’s plenty of room for you on the oat milk bandwagon. Here are four reasons why you should ditch your dairy milk and hop on this food trend:

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Mar 20, 2020 0

Travel Tips: Traveling During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Posted In: Fitness/Health, Travel
Cupid's Pulse Article: Travel Tips: Traveling During the Coronavirus Outbreak

By Mario Martinez

COVID-19, better known as coronavirus, has been prompting major changes around the world in order to combat the illness and stop it from spreading. Many events have been cancelled or suspended in response to the virus outbreak. In fact, the World Health Organization recently classified the outbreak as a “pandemic” and called on countries to take the appropriate measures in responding to it.

With all of this mind, you may be wondering how will this affect your travel plans and what precautions you can take to stay safe. Let’s take time to address all those issues and concerns with travel tips for our current state of affairs:

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Feb 24, 2020 0

What Pop Culture Taught Us About Health, Beauty, and More

Posted In: Beauty, Fitness/Health, Lori Bizzoco Articles
Cupid's Pulse Article: What Pop Culture Taught Us About Health, Beauty, and More
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By CupidsPulse Team

The current pop culture is very different from what it used to be. The incomparable obsession with Paris Hilton and Britney Spears has subdued and instead replaced by a mix of celebrities that can be best described as an unexpected blended family.

You no longer need to be a spoiled rich kid or a defamed starlet to create a media frenzy around your every move. From social media influencers to reality television stars to controversial shows, present pop culture is shaped by an unforeseen concoction of stardom and social commentary.

While the gossip culture is mostly terrible, it does have a silver lining. The relentless social media feed has offered access to interesting heath, beauty and wellness tips. And lucky for you, we’re sharing some noteworthy contenders.

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Oct 25, 2019 0

Health Tips: Hand Out Healthy Halloween Treats

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Cupid's Pulse Article: Health Tips: Hand Out Healthy Halloween Treats
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By Ashley Johnson

Tirck-or-treating can be one of the most fun activities for kids once a year, but can also be one of the most unhealthy. In different countries, “the treats” people get can include anything from candy to money. While these kind of treats can be awesome to receive in your goodie bag, they are not the only ones. There are ways to have a fun, healthier Halloween all while still enjoying your favorite snacks.

Health Tips: Halloween doesn’t have to be unhealthy. What are some healthy snacks you can hand out for Halloween?

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Sep 20, 2019 0

Celebrity Interview: Entrepreneur Lara Merriken Talks Building Her Brand & Healthy Eating

Posted In: Celebrity Interviews, Celebrity News, Food

Interview by Lori Bizzoco. Written by Ashley Johnson.

Lara Merriken and her all natural energy bar, LÄRABAR, have been making an impact in the health food and fitness community for the past 16 years. The kosher bars are an affordable healthy treat and loved among students as well. All 30 of its flavors are made from whole food and contain no more than nine ingredients. This deliciously wholesome snack only continues to expand and can be found on grocery shelves all over the country today, including Wegmans, Whole Foods, and Walmart.

Celebrity Chef Interview: Lara Merriken Talks Healthy Eating & Date Night Options

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Dec 6, 2019 0

Celebrity Diet: Are Detox Teas Good for You?

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Cupid's Pulse Article: Celebrity Diet: Are Detox Teas Good for You?
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By Ashley Johnson 

Going on a detox can sometimes be the best thing for your body and mind. However, taking detoxes to the next level can be dangerous if you are not careful. While the primary goal of a detox is to eliminate harmful substances from your body, detox teas may actually be inviting them in. In celebrity diet news, celebrities like Khloe Kardashian and Cardi B have endorsed detox teas on their Instagrams, while other celebrities like Jameela Jamil and U.S. Paralympic gold medallist Brenna Huckaby`have spoken out against them calling them ‘toxic’. Before you take the detox tea diet to extremes in true celebrity fashion, Cupid has some fitness and food advice on what you should consider.

Here’s some fitness advice on what to keep in mind before trying out the detox tea craze:

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Oct 9, 2019 0

Beauty Trend: Customized Body Care

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Cupid's Pulse Article: Beauty Trend: Customized Body Care
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By Katie Sotack

Hopefully none of us are a stranger to face wash. Skincare of the face is as ritualized as morning coffee in America. This year the beauty community is encouraging skin care to extend to the whole body. Leg masks, back exfoliators, and general body cleansers have hit the market in an attempt to supple and plump your skin (as well as drain your extra cash). While it’s true this new skin treatment will cost more, it doesn’t mean it comes without its benefits.

Customized body care is the beauty trend that will elevate your skin all over. What are the perks of every shower turning into a spa day?

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Aug 28, 2019 0

Travel Tips: Health Benefits of Luxury Travel

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Cupid's Pulse Article: Travel Tips: Health Benefits of Luxury Travel
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By Katie Sotack

Can luxury travel be self-care? In 2017, CNN published the article “Travel Makes Us Happy”, but as it turns out, the ignition of our senses by new experiences makes us happy. Recent wellness luxury travel has entered the market as a health trend for those who want to increase their sense of well-being. These luxury vacations aim to go beyond experiential travel, instead of immersing the traveler in the transformational experience of travel and leading to personal fulfillment.

Here are some travel tips to ensure the longevity of your growth from luxury travel.

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Nov 1, 2019 0

Health Trend: Natural Deodorant

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Cupid's Pulse Article: Health Trend: Natural Deodorant
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By Katie Sotack

Have you ever wondered about the ingredients in the little antiperspirant you use on your underarms? You wouldn’t be the first. The publicity over the last year between mental mindfulness and physical health has spiked a health trend in natural products like deodorants that don’t contain chemicals. But switching to an all-natural deodorant can take some getting used to.

The health trend of using natural deodorant is more than a one and done process. Learn about the transition before you jump ship to the unprocessed scent blocker.

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Oct 18, 2019 0

Health Trend: Intuitive Eating

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Cupid's Pulse Article: Health Trend: Intuitive Eating
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By Katie Sotack

As sure as Taylor Swift‘s albums win Grammys, health trends come and go. This time an all the rage celebrity diet might be reasonable enough to stay: intuitive eating. Models like Steph Claire Smith and Gemma Atkinson have embraced a balance, mindful way of consuming food. Rather than counting calories or suffering through another juice cleanse they trust their guts. The premise of intuitive eating is resetting your mind’s ideas around food. Your body dictates when you’re hungry, full, and satisfied. It’s nature’s way of letting us know what and when to eat.

The latest health trend indulges your food instincts, but what are the benefits to intuitive eating?

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Oct 4, 2019 0

Health Trend: The Dangers of E-Cigarettes and Vaping

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Cupid's Pulse Article: Health Trend: The Dangers of E-Cigarettes and Vaping
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By Emily Green

It’s common to find people smoking e-cigarettes or vaping these days. Many people partake in this health trend because they believe smoking e-cigarettes or vaping is better for you, or they believe that you won’t become addicted when this is far from the case. Read this health advice, and learn why e-cigarettes and vapes are harmful to your body. 

E-Cigarettes and vaping have become one of the biggest trends and continues to rise. Why is this health trend actually anything, but healthy?

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Sep 24, 2019 0

Food Trend: Managing Meal Complexity From Kitchen to Kit

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Cupid's Pulse Article: Food Trend: Managing Meal Complexity From Kitchen to Kit
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By Katie Sotack

Knowing where to start with meal prepping is daunting. How much do you need? What are the right amounts of carbs or fats? Can you really eat that? Our system is so intricate that even the most hardcore students of the body—nutritionists, dietitians, and personal trainers—couldn’t tell you what will be right for your personal diet. Finding the time to plan and cook meals every night is hard when you’re busy. And, who wants to waste money on eating out for each meal? In comes meal kits: a friendly answer for the young and old alike. The meal kits food trend makes the complexity of food simple with pre-measured ingredients and portions.

When the cooking and preparation feels like an unnecessary hassle, check out this meal kit food trend as an alternative to classic meal prep in your home.

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Jun 28, 2019 0

Fitness Trend: Mobile Exercise Apps

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Cupid's Pulse Article: Fitness Trend: Mobile Exercise Apps
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By Megan McIntosh

It seems like there is always a new fitness trend popping up. It’s hard when you don’t have time to go to the gym to get down to business burning calories. So, why not embrace mobile exercise apps with this fitness advice? These apps give you the opportunity to get a gym-worthy workout from the comforts of home.

It can be difficult to get to the gym for our health. Cupid has the top reasons the fitness trend today is to use a mobile exercise app instead.

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May 17, 2019 0

Fitness Trend: Battle Rope Workout

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Cupid's Pulse Article: Fitness Trend: Battle Rope Workout
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By Megan McIntosh

There’s a new fitness trend in town, and it looks like it’s going to stick around. The Battle Rope workout has been making the rounds in the fitness world. Celebrities like Khloe Kardashian and Naomi Campbell swear by this fitness trend as an effective total-body workout. It’s an easier and faster way to have a bit of cardio in your workout.

Fitness Trend: The Battle Rope Workout has many benefits for the body.

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Oct 5, 2018 0

Fitness Trend: Acai Bowls

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Cupid's Pulse Article: Fitness Trend: Acai Bowls
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By Courtney Shapiro

Acai bowls are a super yummy indulgence fitness trend right now. The bowl is made from the acai berry, a super fruit originally hailing from Brazil. The berry gets pureed and takes on a sorbet-like texture as the base of the bowl. The puree can then be blended with other fruits, or left as is. As a finishing touch, it then gets topped with anything ranging from oatmeal to fresh fruit, or different types of obscure food items including chia seeds or bee pollen. The combinations are endless, but the health benefits from eating these are also worth checking out.

Check out why Acai Bowls are beneficial for your health and are the latest fitness trend.

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