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Category: Wellness

Are You Vegan? Are You Getting Enough Vitamin B-12?

Regardless of how long you’ve been vegan for, “How do you get protein?” is often one of the first things people ask you about your diet.

But when was the last time someone asked you, “How do you get vitamin B-12?” — I mean, you primarily sustain yourself off of fruits and vegetables, which are brimming with vitamins and minerals… You couldn’t possibly have a vitamin deficiency… Could you?

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Lush Cup O’Coffee Review

Refreshing, revitalizing, and exfoliating, Lush’s Cup O’Coffee face and body mask is the wake-up call your skin has been begging for.

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Tune-In Tuesdays #80: Waiting For Smith on “Lines of Love” and Having “Yoga For Breakfast”

London-based singer-songwriter Harry Lloyd — more commonly known as Waiting For Smith — is here to help listeners see the light amidst even the most trying times.

Following the release of Waiting For Smith’s radiant single “Lines of Love,” we spoke to Lloyd via telephone to learn the track.

In the process, we ended up bonding over our shared experiences with health difficulties. We also shared a few laughs during our grounding, casual conversation.

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On the Bright Side of COVID-19: Placentas and Vaccines

Despite the recent spike in coronavirus cases, a glimmer of hope shines in from two recent National Institutes of Health press releases.

First, the NIH says placentas lack major molecules used by COVID-19 to cause an infection. This may explain why it’s (thankfully) very rare to see fetuses and newborns contracting the virus from infected pregnant mothers.

Second, the first phase of an NIH-sponsored COVID-19 vaccine appears to safely generate an immune response in healthy adults.

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Bug’s Philosophy: Self Care is Productive

It’s all too easy to find yourself consumed by the vortex of constant productivity. After all, if you’re not creating something worth sharing on the internet, then what the hell are you doing?

As stacks of to-do lists pile up to your eyes alongside empty coffee mugs, it’s easy to lose sight of what truly matters: your emotional and physical wellbeing.

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