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Dec 7, 2018
Celebs Like Christie Brinkley Are Trying the Flexitarian Diet — But What Is It?
The Flexitarian Diet is a trendy new healthy eating plan that truly lives up to its name — but what exactly does it entail? This system may appeal to people who struggle to stick to vegan or...
Dec 6, 2018
Is It OK to Cuddle With Your Cat When You're Sick?
Can you make your cat sick when you have a cold or the flu? If you've ever asked yourself this question, you're not alone. A lot of pet owners are concerned about accidentally giving their precious...
Dec 4, 2018
Did Your Baby Kick a Lot in the Womb? Here’s Why
Why do babies kick so much in the womb? Pregnant women have been asking themselves that question for ages. Recent research suggests one possible explanation. A November 2018 study published in...
Dec 2, 2018
The 'Metabolism Miracle' Diet Has Just 3 Simple Steps to Slim Down for Good
If you haven't tried the Metabolism Miracle Diet for weight loss yet, you might want to consider giving it a shot. Registered dietitian Diane Kress says she created the eating plan after she...
Nov 30, 2018
The Best Health-Boosting Teas for Women Over 50, According to an Herbalist
As we already know, we have to take care of our bodies differently as they age, paying close attention to different aspects of our health with a keen eye. This can seem overwhelming, but who says...
Nov 26, 2018
Hope Soothes Every Hurt: How One Woman Is Changing the Lives of Fibromyalgia Patients
This article was originally written by Alexandra Pollock and appears in our print magazine's Nov. 26th issue! Lauren Berger Franklin scanned the Facebook page open on her computer screen in...
Nov 25, 2018
3 Ways to Keep Your Joints Pain-Free This Winter
If you suffer from join pain, you may have noticed that the onset of any cold, wet weather makes your joints ache far more than usual. “People who suffer from arthritis may experience increased...
Nov 23, 2018
5 Slimming Secrets for Staying Trim This Winter
It's common to see a few pounds add on during the winter months. Not only does the cold weather cut down your outdoor exercise, but you also tend to feel hungrier and crave more comfort foods. The...
Nov 22, 2018
5 Ways to Keep Your Feet Warm This Winter
Cold weather can wreak havoc on your circulation, causing your blood vessels to narrow and making it harder for warm blood to reach your extremities. Don’t let chilly hands and freezing feet keep...
Nov 20, 2018
This Carb-Friendly Cleanse Mimics the Effects of Gastric Bypass
If you hate extreme diets but love extreme results, a resistant starch diet may be right for you. Created by the authors of the bestselling book The Carb Lovers Diet, this -much-buzzed-about,...
Nov 15, 2018
A Stroke and Three Aneurysms Had This Woman at Death's Door — But She Believes A Prayer Saved Her Life
Lisa Johnson McFarland smiled widely as she made her way into Shiloh Baptist Church for choir practice. The 53-year-old Lockport, Illinois, native always had a song in her heart — whether it was...
Nov 15, 2018
How Randy Jackson Manages His Diabetes After Losing 120 Pounds
About 18 years ago, Randy Jackson was sitting in a dental chair getting work done on a tooth when the dentist told him that he should go see a doctor. The TV star's gums were a major concern for...
Nov 9, 2018
Fastest Keto Ever: How One Mom Tailored the Diet to Combat Insulin Resistance and Lost 251 Pounds
More than 400 pounds crushed Maggy Floeter's joints, and she was in constant agony, yet her heart was too weak for knee and hip-replacement surgery. Doctors also warned that severe “insulin...
Nov 7, 2018
Quick, All-Natural Cures for Your Worst Migraines
Do you suffer from migraines during the day, or even wake up with them? The pounding. The tension. The pain. If you’re among the 27 million women who start most days with a headache, we have great...
Nov 3, 2018
‘Smart Socks’ Detect Signs of Diabetic Foot Problems Before It’s Too Late
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, so what better time to spread the word on "smart socks" that can help keep you healthy? For people with diabetes, foot care is crucial. People with...
Nov 1, 2018
Nearly Half of Women Over 50 Experience Incontinence, Study Finds — Here's How to Prevent It
If you're wondering how to prevent incontinence as you get older, you're not alone. Recent research shows that urine leakage is an extremely common issue for women over 50. But experts say a lot of...
Oct 10, 2018
9 Best Mobility Scooters to Help You Get Around With Ease
Looking for the best mobility scooter that'll help you get where you need to go? Whether it's due to a disability or simply getting older, a lack of mobility shouldn't stop you from doing the...
Oct 4, 2018
7 Tips for Beating Weekend Weight Gain, According to a Nutritionist
If your waistband feels a little more snug after the weekend, it’s probably not your imagination. It’s actually very easy to pack on a few pounds between Friday and Monday and undo all your...
Oct 3, 2018
The Pegan Diet Blasts Away Fat and Helps Clear Skin — Without Having to Skip Your Wine or Dessert
Dr. Oz conducted a major experiment during which 40 women tested 10 of the world’s most popular diets for a year. “We had one goal in mind — to pinpoint what you need to be eating right now to get...
Sep 30, 2018
9 Ways to Make Older Teeth Look Bright and White Again
As we age, our teeth inevitably loose their bright white sheen. Luckily, there are a few easy steps you can take to restore your pearly whites. 1. Eat your way to whiter teeth. Foods that are...
Sep 26, 2018
How to Get Rid of Corns Once and for All
If you're desperate to know how to get rid of corns, you understand how painful these skin bumps can be — which means you need relief ASAP. Fortunately, there are a few ways to get rid of corns...
Sep 20, 2018
Be a Kitchen Beautician: 5 DIY Recipes for Healthier, Thicker Hair
Think you need to splurge on fancy products to protect, strengthen, and beautify your hair? Not so! “You can get great results using items from your kitchen,” promises celebrity hair-stylist Tyler...
Sep 5, 2018
How One Mom Lost Half Her Weight On a Fat-Melting Diet Normally Used by Body Builders
Sorting through papers on her late husband’s desk, Ollie Symons, 46, came upon an envelope which she knew contained his will. She opened it and ran her finger over his name. She and Larry had never...
Aug 29, 2018
The Simple Eating Strategy That Helped This 60-Year-Old Woman Drop 101 Pounds
As Patsy Casteen’s weight soared and her health failed, she hit on a simple strategy that rehydrates cells — and shifts the body into slim-quick mode. "How can I help you?” a flight attendant...
Aug 26, 2018
What Older Adults Should Know Before Getting Their First Tattoo
If it feels like no matter where you look there's a person with a tattoo, you're right! More than 40 percent of Americans have tattoos, according to a 2017 survey — and as this form of body art...
Aug 21, 2018
Maple Leaf Extracts Might Unlock the Secrets to Wrinkle-Free Skin, Research Suggests
Maple trees are well known for providing delicious syrup, but you may soon start hearing about a lesser-known product: maple leaf extract. According to recent research, maple leaf extract may help...
Aug 8, 2018
The Most Popular Homeopathic and Holistic Remedies to Treat Common Ailments
Alternative medicine has become extremely popular over the years as more and more people turn toward homeopathic remedies, seeking herbs and other natural products to treat things like...
Aug 6, 2018
7 Foods That Help Prevent Ovarian Cancer Naturally
Great news for anyone concerned about ovarian cancer prevention: Ovarian cancer rates have continued to decrease, according to a 2018 report from the American Cancer Society. More great news:...
Aug 3, 2018
Alan Alda Says Acting Out His Dreams Led to Early Parkinson's Diagnosis
Alan Alda, who won multiple awards for his starring role in the hit TV show M*A*S*H, surprised fans on July 31, 2018, by revealing he'd been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. While sharing the...
Jul 16, 2018
4 Common 'Hidden' Allergies, And a Few Effortless Ways to Remedy Them
Could you really be allergic to fruit or your phone? If you're having random allergic reactions or annoying health problems that won't go away — such as hives, itchiness, or a rash — there's a good...