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Category: Health

All about health and nutrition!

Surprising Health Risks


We all know the usual culprits behind diseases such as stroke, heart disease and diabetes. But some of the biggest hazards may surprise you. by Stacy Baker Masand You’ve got this healthy-living stuff nailed, right? You don’t smoke, you eat nutritiously (give or take a few indulgences), you’ve done tens of thousands of Hundreds and […]

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Rehab Your Unhealthy Habits


It’s never to late to start living a healthier lifestyle. by Stacy Baker Masand When you were in your teens and 20s, the last thing you were probably concerned with was what your health would be like in a decade or two. You probably lived on pizza and burgers, had a few too many cocktails, […]

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Outsmarting Your Willpower


Understanding nutrition is important, but researcher Brian Wansink, PhD, and author of Slim by Design, believes it’s much more effective to change our eating environment. Here are 25 ways to make your world a little skinnier.  by Anne Marie O’Connor Imagine dropping pounds effortlessly, without worrying about counting calories, thinking about carbs versus fats versus […]

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Finding Your Balance


Has your life become a perpetual juggling act, with professional and personal demands threatening to overwhelm you? Here’s how to keep all the balls in the air—and carve out some time for yourself.  by Beth Johnson A year ago, my life seemed to be spiraling out of control. I worked at a weekly magazine with […]

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The 20-Minute Back Attack


Grab a seat on the Wunda Chair for a toned back, arms, glutes and hamstrings. It’s time to get sexy—posture, that is—back. Workout by Kristen Matthews • Edited by Amanda Altman Calling all Reformer groupies! If you want the full benefits of Pilates, it’s time to equip yourself for success.  “Be open to everything Pilates […]

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What’s the Healthiest Diet?


With the hype at an all-time high, an important new study tries to conclusively answer the question: What’s the best diet?  by Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS, aka “The Rogue Nutritionist”™ For the roughly 25 years I’ve been writing about diet, nutrition and health, the one question that everyone wants answered, and the one question that, […]

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Yes, You Are Turning into a Lightweight!


It’s not your imagination: Alcohol starts to take a bigger toll once you hit your 40s. by Stacy Baker Masand Andrea Gates, 42, an advertising executive in New York, used to enjoy a glass of wine or two, but found herself gaining weight, losing energy and having breakouts when she turned 40—even though her diet, […]

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