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How to Make it Through a Caffeine Detox Alive

For some of us, quitting caffeine—and specifically quitting coffee—would be like deciding to quit water: it’s a life source, a necessity, a daily ritual that if taken away would prove to be absolutely detrim...

Telltale Signs You Need More Electrolytes in Your Day

Getting in enough electrolytes is essential, especially when temperatures are high or you’ve been sweating during a workout. Put simply, they're minerals in your body that have an electric charge and help yo...

Healthy Honey Mustard Dip Recipe

Looking for a new snack idea? This healthy honey mustard dip is the perfect dipping sauce for salty, crunchy, pretzels! It’s thick and creamy, with no mayonnaise required!This recipe was originally posted on...

Joy on the Job: How to Be Happier at Work

Even if you’re in a job that you love and have worked hard to get, there will always be stretches of time where work is difficult to enjoy. Whether it’s from feeling overworked, underappreciated, stressed, o...

Why Whey? The Benefits of Eating Whey Protein

If you’re a regular reader of our Daily Dose of Joy blog, you might know by now that a high-protein diet is beneficial not only for bodybuilders but for anyone trying to stay fit, lose weight, improve the qu...

Healthy Strawberry + Lemon Yogurt Parfait Recipe

For a completely satisfying post-workout meal or healthy dessert packed with tons of protein, try this yogurt parfait layered with vanilla yogurt, fresh strawberries, and FitJoy's Grandma's Lemon Square. It'...

If You're Over 50, Here's Why You Should Be Eating More Protein

Did you recently turn 50 and notice changes in your body composition? Say, less muscle and more body fat? Or maybe you’re in your 60s, 70s or 80s and remember when you first started noticing these changes. A...

5 Ways to Be More in Tune with Your Body

When it comes to optimizing your personal health and balancing your hormones, appetite, energy levels, and stamina, it’s all about paying attention so you can give your body exactly what it needs to thrive. ...

What Are Resistant Starches and Why Are They Good for You?

Most of the carbohydrates we eat come from starch. If you’ve ever had to watch your blood sugar, the word starch is probably cringeworthy. But did you know there’s actually a good type of starch that may imp...