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We're always searching for optimal balance, whether it's having a good hair day (not frizzy but not totally flat) or having the perfect glass (or two) of wine (happy but without a hangover). It turns... more
"Sauces add dimension, color, and texture to food," says Erin Thole, R.D., spokesperson for the Iowa Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Make the wrong choice (Alfredo, béchamel, hollandaise,... more
While recovering from anorexia, I gained some necessary lbs and some much-needed perspective.
The number-one resolution in the world is to get fitter, sure, but the first step to getting your body right is to get your brain right. Since being healthy is about being the healthiest you can be (... more
Potatoes. Pancakes. Two words that you don't traditionally associate with a nutritious meal, right? This Hanukkah, don't just save potato latkes for a splurge day. These 12 lighter recipes will allow... more
If you have regular dates with the drive-thru and not enough dates with the gym, your health will suffer, of course. But one less-expected "relationship" might be even more toxic to your well-being:... more
"Yoga has been linked to positive sexual function for both women and men," says Debby Herbenick, PhD, author of The Coregasm Workout and associate professor at Indiana University in Bloomington. From... more
Running doesn't need to feel like work. The one secret that can make each and every step feel easier? Music!
Muscle soreness can be crippling, whether it's caused by a long run or by a grueling weight room sesh (so. many. stairs). But how sore is too sore? And are there ways to reduce the pain? Find out in... more