Amazing Uses for Coffee Grounds

Don’t be so quick to trash those coffee grounds. From helping out in the home to boosting your hair and skin, your cup of joe has a lot of handy uses.

Amazing Uses for Coffee Grounds

It's no secret that coffee has many health benefits, including protecting against numerous diseases, improving cognitive function and decreasing the risk of depression. It turns out that coffee grounds can be a huge help too. Find out how breaking down those beans can improve everything from your hair to your kitchen and more.

Watch: How to Reduce Cellulite With Coffee Grounds


At-Home Facial

Create a DIY face-mask paste by mixing together coffee grounds and olive oil. Massage into skin and rinse after 30 seconds. Coffee grounds have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties while olive oil works to moisturize skin for a glowing complexion.

4 Steps to Shedding Your Pandemic Pounds

Forgive yourself, and start walking toward a healthier you.

For those of you who have put on the Pandemic Pounds or added several new COVID Curves, you are not alone. Alarmingly, the American Psychological Association has recently published that almost half of all adults in their survey now have a larger physique. In fact, 42% of people reported gaining roughly 15 pounds (the average published was surprisingly 29 pounds but that included outliers) over the past year. Interestingly, 20% of adults in this survey lost about 12 pounds (I am surely not in this group). Clearly, there is a relationship between stress and weight change. In addition, one in four adults disclosed an increase in alcohol consumption, and 67% of participants distressingly revealed that they have new sleeping patterns.

This past year has brought about what has been called the 'new normal.' Social isolation and inactivity due to quarantining and remote working have sadly contributed to the decline in many people's mental and physical health, as demonstrated by the widespread changes in people's weight, alcohol consumption, and sleeping patterns. Gym closures, frequent ordering of unhealthy takeout, and increased time at home cooking and devouring comfort foods have had a perceptible impact. In addition, many people have delayed routine medical care and screening tests over fear of contracting Covid-19 during these visits. Unfortunately, the 'new normal' has now placed too many people at risk for serious health consequences, including heart attacks and strokes.

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