If you thought turmeric was great, just wait till you hear about this superfood. This super-green (native to South America) has even more anti-inflammatory properties than the bright yellow spice. It has twice the protein of spinach and THREE times the iron as well as large amounts of calcium, potassium and vitamin A. Not to mention it is one of the highest foods in antioxidants found to date! See ya acai, there’s a new superfood in town.
2. WOMEN ARE TAKING CHARGE OF THEIR BODIES – USING TECH
Women are working to get their birth control and health access out of the hands of the politicians and into, well, our smart phones! New cycle-tracking apps are popping up every day along with birth-control delivery services and at-home STI testing. The best part? Almost all of these companies are founded by badass women tech entrepreneurs.
3. THE FITNESS STUDIO IS MOVING. INTO TO YOUR HOME.
2017 was the year that every woman discovered how amazing workout classes can be. It was also the year that we realized our wallets were empty because of it… Thank goodness, the workout world is catching up and it seems like many trainers are taking their expertise online. Keep an eye out for new, engaging, & motivating online classes that you can do from the comfort of your own home!
4. LIMITLESS CAN BE YOUR REALITY WITH NEW BRAIN-BOOSTING SUPPLEMENTS
Nootropics (Greek for mind change) are getting more attention for their ability to reduce brain-fog and stress levels. Most of this cognitive-enhancers contain amino acids such as stress-reducing L-Theanine and phenylalanine which helps boost mood and energy levels. Healthy fats from omega-3s also make an appearance and antioxidant / B-vitamin packed bee pollen. Biohack your life this year using these amazing supplement formulas.
5. SLEEP SCIENCE HITS THE BEDROOM
The more we study sleep, the more see it’s pretty much the key to all that is great in life & health. While by now we’ve all heard about how blue light from your phone disrupts your sleep cycle, in 2018 we will be seeing some pretty awesome sleep technology hitting the scene. Temperature controls, sharing data about your REM status, and devices that help you wake up naturally aim to help you sleep better than ever.
6. GREEN BEAUTY IS THE NEW ORGANIC FOOD
Just a few years ago, natural beauty skin care & makeup was a very mixed bag. Most couldn’t even compare to the conventional brands and if it did, it would break your bank account into a million pieces. With consumer knowledge comes change. This year, many consumers realized that eating kale and then rubbing literal petroleum on our faces didn’t quite make sense. We saw a boom in people calling out for nontoxic skincare & beauty products to swap out for our hormone-disrupting conventional products. And guess what, they listened. In 2018 we will be seeing some incredible new beauty technologies which create eco & body friendly products to help you maintain your wellness goals.
WRITTEN BY STELLA SPEIGEL