Women’s Health (general)

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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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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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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Are Tampons Really Bad for You?

It’s a rite of passage every woman goes through: getting your first period. But once the initial shock of puberty wears of, it becomes just another monthly responsibility. Most of us have become accustomed to using our go-to feminine hygiene product, which tends to be tampons. In fact, using them becomes such a regular routine…

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IUDs vs. The Pill: Which Birth Control Is Better for You?

Nearly 60 years ago, in 1960, the birth control pill made its historic debut. Initially, it was celebrated as women around the world could finally take control of their fertility. But as more and more choices to prevent pregnancy have entered the market, many women have started to question — or even disavow — their…

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Is It a Cold or The Flu?

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You sense it as soon as you wake up. Your throat feels scratchy. Your head is stuffy. Your nose is dripping. Ugh, I have a cold, you think to yourself. Or is it the flu?!  If you’re not sure whether your symptoms signify a cold or the flu, you’re not the only one. It can be…

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The Best Time of Day to Take Vitamins

It’s a new year — and chances are you’re adding a few new habits to your daily routine. Hopefully, one of these involves taking your Binto supplements (if you’re not already!). If so, you might be wondering when is the best time to take your vitamins. Good news: We’ve got you covered — and it’s…

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7 Tips for a Happier and Healthier Holiday Break

Have a Healthier and Happier Holiday

‘Tis the season to be merry. But for many of us, it can also be the season to feel stressed, and even sad. If you’re feeling down this holiday season, you’re not alone. According to a Healthline survey, 61 percent of millennials feel some stress during the holidays. But let’s be real: No one’s holiday…

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