Let’s face it; there is little more important to your health and mood than a good night’s sleep. Sometimes that means having access to a good pair of earplugs. I Prices start at under $40.
If you’re susceptible to allergens, odors, and other air contaminants, an air purifier can help. There are spaces and times, however, where using a full-size air purifier is impracticable. For those spaces and times, the Pure Company Portable Air Purifier can help. It uses filter-less ionization to clean the air, and you can place it or bring it almost anywhere.
I reviewed Neuro Gum last spring, and at the time noted it was tasty, offered a nice caffeine kick, and had eased a headache or two for me. They have a new flavor out, CinnaMental, and they gave me the chance to revisit the gum and try the new flavor!
There’s nothing better than walking into a room that smells wonderful, am I right? Scent totally sets the mood, whether it be relaxing or energizing. If you can’t burn candles for safety reasons, or if you simply want to know that what you’re inhaling is 100% pure essential oil goodness, The Pure Company Aromatherapy Diffuser is a perfect choice.
Once, we had Withings, makers of fab health tracking devices and Health Mate, my favorite weight and fitness tracking app. Withings was acquired by Nokia in 2016, but four months ago the original co-founder, Eric Carreel, bought Withings back from Nokia. So now there is a new Withings logo and we get a new product, the Withings Steel HR Sport.
NordicTrack has long been known for their high-quality home exercise equipment and they do not disappoint with their Grand Tour Series of exercise bikes. The Grand Tour features Android-powered HD touchscreens, access to professional trainer-led workouts, incline adjustments in addition to resistance, Silent Magnetic Resistance technology, adjustable seats, and included dumbbells. The NordicTrack Grand Tour series starts at $999.
The annual IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin covers about 160,000 square meters and almost 2,000 exhibitors. Whether it was on the floor, at a press conference, at the media-only Showstoppers event, or in private meetings, we scoured IFA to find the latest and greatest to make up Gear Diary’s Best of IFA 2018 list.
Last year, when I started hitting the gym regularly, I would finish my workouts with a short round on the rowing machine. My time to get to the gym is more limited these days, so I wanted to do my cardio at home; a bit of research led me to the Sunny Health and Fitness Rowers on Amazon.
It’s that time again! The kids (or maybe you?) are headed back to school, and that means they’ll need the proper gear. Here’s a round-up of some of our favorite back to school supplies.
For patients with hard to treat medical conditions, technology is transforming healthcare protocols and improving quality of life. Data-driven treatment, for example, has helped oncology centers develop personalized medicine based on patients’ specific biomarkers.
What if I told you there was a device that you could blow into multiple times a day that could then read your breath and tell you what you need to eat to meet your dietary goals — to effectively hack your metabolism? Sounds crazy, right? Well, that’s what Lumen says it can do.
I love my Harry’s bi-monthly shipments. Even better is Harry’s has been available at Target and I saw it at a couple Walmart stores as well. Finally, Harry’s is adding other products to help keep your man smell great with their new body wash and bar soap in Shiso, Fig, and Stone scents!
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve lain in bed, unable to close my eyes because I was thinking about everything I hadn’t yet done, needed to do, and would need to do later. Shutting my brain down at night isn’t easy. The Sound Oasis ‘Glo to Sleep’ Sleep Therapy Mask is supposed to help, but can it?
In today’s world, data drives just about every facet of our lives. That’s to our advantage because data is objective and can paint a picture we can’t see with our subjective minds.
South Texas mosquitos are often the size of a pigeon and seem to be super hungry for human blood. I have used a Thermacell for hunting and outdoors for years. Their new Radius Zone Mosquito Repellent ($49.99) brings scent free, powerful protection with only one refill component and a rechargeable battery. Let’s see how it holds up to summer skeeters.
Everyone wants clean white teeth, but brushing isn’t enough to get you there on its own, and many are too lazy to floss regularly. Waterpik realized this and that is what led them to come out with the Sonic-Fusion – the world’s first toothbrush and flosser all-in-one.
Philips has set the goal to improve the lives of 3 billion people per year by 2025, and part of the way that they hope to achieve this goal is by bridging the gap between consumer and professional health. To that end, at the IFA GPC, Philips’s Liat Ben-Zur talked about the importance of healthy sleep.
My Waterpik is part of my morning and evening ritual. It’s so central to my routine that, when Raina and I are traveling, I, and my gums, really miss it. That’s why I was so eager to check out the Waterpik Sidekick Water Flosser. It’s great for home use, but it is also small enough to take on the go.
Brandless Online Grocery Shopping doesn’t offer frozen food, vegetables, fruit, or meat, but all the other food they sell is as healthy as possible, priced right, and downright tasty. They deliver your order right to your door, and with everything priced at $3, many of their items are priced far better than what I’m used to paying.
There was a strong showing of health-related gadgets at the IFA Global Press Conference this year, so the brand new Fitbit Versa was the perfect wearable to shine a light on. New to the Versa is the ability to track women’s health — including the ability to log period information, symptoms, and cycle dates. I think this is a first.
Buerer is a European company that’s been around for almost 100 years; their focus is health and well-being. At the IFA GPC, their Managing Director, Georg Walkenbach, mentioned that they currently have 12 apps and 60 connected devices. Georg mentioned several of their health-focused device and app combos, but the one I really took note of was their SleepQuiet app.