Wellness

3 Maternal Mental Health Issues — And How to Cope

Maternal Mental Health Issues

Motherhood doesn’t always look like this. Each year, the month of May is designated as Mental Health Awareness Month. Mother’s Day also happens to fall in the middle of the month. Coincidence? Well, we sure hope not, but now that the holiday has come and gone, it’s time for some #RealTalk about motherhood and mental…

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The Medicine Cabinet Series: Lena Franklin, Mindfulness-Based Therapist and Spiritual Teacher

Medicine Cabinet Series: Lena Franklin

The Medicine Cabinet Series was created to give you a unique look at the everyday lives and wellness routines of a diverse group of women from around the country. Dive in for a candid approach to wellness unlike any other. Meet Lena Franklin, a mindfulness-based psychotherapist and international spiritual teacher. Originally from northern Virginia, Lena currently lives…

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What Does “Percent Daily Value” Actually Mean?

You see nutrition labels everywhere — from the wrappers of snack bars to supplements like Binto. You already know what the number of calories, as well as grams of fat, carbs, and protein mean. But what about those daily value percentages next to certain nutrients? Or recommended dietary allowances? We break down which numbers you…

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Here’s What Makes Binto the Best Vitamins for Women

What Makes Binto the Best Vitamins for Women

You might have heard that you should obtain nutrients by eating “real” foods, rather than taking vitamins or supplements. While that may be true for certain nutrients, not all of your nutrition needs can be met simply by eating fruits and veggies. That’s where Binto comes in. Our licensed health professionals have created the best…

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Vitamin D, D2, and D3: What’s the Difference?

Vitamin D Blog

Ever justified spending an hour in the sun as a necessary way to “get some vitamin D”? (Been there, done that!) Turns out, that’s not a myth; sunshine is a great source of this nutrient. When exposed to sunlight, you skin actually does make vitamin D — well, at least one type. “Vitamin D” actually…

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Are Personalized Vitamins Better Than Buying at CVS?

We’ve all been there: standing in the drugstore aisle, staring at rows upon rows of vitamins and supplements. Which ones do I really need? Will a multivitamin take care of everything? Where should I even begin?!  That’s where personalized vitamins come in. Recently, companies like Binto have begun to sell personalized vitamins for a range of…

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Birth Control “Cleanses:” Beneficial or Bogus?

More and more women are opting off the pill. One survey found that 70% of women who’ve taken birth control reported they’ve stopped taking it, or have thought about going off it in the past three years. (There are both pros and cons to the pill, which we go deeper into here.) If you’re one of…

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