The Top Health and Wellness Trends You Need to Know in 2023
I am always watching for new technologies and new approaches to healthy living. As a health reporter and wellness expert, I am all about finding ways to improve the way we feel and the way we go about our healthy lifestyles. There are a lot of exciting trends on the horizon in 2023. Here are some of the top health trends you will want to know about.
Telemedicine has become more important than ever. Patients can now see a doctor or specialist from the comfort of their own homes using video conferencing technology. This trend is set to continue growing in popularity as people realize the convenience and cost-effectiveness of virtual doctor visits. To learn more about telemedicine, check out the Sesame a service that allows you to book a doctor, test, lab, or procedure in minutes. Plush Care, an easy to use online service with board certified doctors or Everlywell- another telehealth site where you can schedule an appointment witih a healthcare professional (with or without insurance).
More and more people are discovering the benefits of a plant-based diet. Whether it's for environmental, ethical, or health reasons, the trend of eating more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes is on the rise. With more options for plant-based products and restaurant options available, it's easier than ever to make the switch. To learn more about the benefits of a plant-based diet, check out an interview I did with a plant based diet expert Nastasha McKeon here. You might also like the Purple Carrot plan which makes plant based eating very easy. Or, Fresh n' Lean, an organic, chef prepared, fully cooked meal delivery service. Any of these above options make the plant based diet plan easy and fun. And yes, you can get protein in a plant based program.
Mental health support
Mental health is finally getting the attention and support it deserves. From therapy to medication, there are more resources available than ever to help people with mental health concerns. Additionally, people are starting to understand the importance of self-care and taking care of their mental health. To learn more about mental health support, check out TalkSpace, an online way to get help with individual therapy, couples therapy, psychiatirc care and more. No more excuses about not wanting to drive to get help. You can log on to talk to a specialist and finally get the mental support you need. You might also try Headspace, Most importantly, know that getting help doesn't have to be difficult and you are certainly not alone.
Wearable technology is becoming more and more sophisticated, allowing people to monitor their fitness levels, sleep patterns, and even their heart rate. With the rise of smartwatches and fitness trackers, people are able to get a more comprehensive understanding of their health and make changes to improve it. To learn more about wearable technology, check out the Oura Ring, The Garmin Watch and the Apple Watch. Or for something sophisticated and different take a look at Appolo Neuroscience, their devices track more than just fitness!
No two people are exactly alike, and the same goes for their nutritional needs. With advances in technology, people are now able to get a more personalized understanding of what they need to eat to stay healthy. From DNA testing to personalized meal plans, there are more options available than ever to help people get the right nutrients for their unique needs. To learn more about personalized nutrition, check out Nebula (DNA testing), or, Gainful - a supplement company that custom blends for your needs.
it is so fun to see how technology and these new health opportunities are shaping the way we live and breath (litterally). By exploring these resources and trends, you can learn more about each one and discover new ways to prioritize your health and wellness this year. So take advantage of these exciting trends and start taking care of yourself today!
Here's to your health,