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The 5 Foods to Avoid If You Want a Six-Pack

It's not your fault you don't have a six-pack—blame it on the food you eat.<p>Carrying a spare tire around your belly? You're not alone: Fifty-four …

Nutrition

11 Seemingly Unhealthy Foods That Aren't So Bad for You

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, the splurge-worthy foods that won't obliterate your healthy eating efforts.<p>Everyone always tells you what not to eat, but that's just no fun. Here are some formerly forbidden foods that aren't the devil incarnate (and won't mess with your healthy eating …

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How to Lose Belly Fat at Any Age

Weight loss is definitely possible no matter how old you are.<p><i>This article was written by Marygrace Taylor and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention.<p>How many times have you been told that middle age spread—the weight gain that comes with hitting 40 and beyond—is unavoidable? Well, next time someone …

Magical Fruits and Vegetables to Lose Weight Quickly

Most of the people trying to weight loss realize that fruits and leafy vegetables are an imperative piece of a healthy and balanced eating …

Sleep: How to nap like a pro

We’ve all heard of the merits of power naps, says Tiffanie Wen, but are there good and bad ways to sleep during the day?<p>Growing up, sleep was considered paramount in my family home. My siblings and I didn’t have many house rules – bedtimes were flexible, we had free reign over microwaved TV dinners …

8 Foods That Boost Your Body's Natural Detox Power

Don’t fall for a "detoxing" cleanse—your bod can already get rid of toxins. These food will help support the organs that do the heavy lifting.<p>Pricey juice cleanses that promise to help you detox are all the rage right now—but the idea that a liquid diet can help you eliminate harmful substances …

A 5-Move, Full-Body Circuit That's SUPER Intense

Burn solid fat, challenge your heart rate, and boost your fitness level. Check, check, and CHECK.<p>This 10-minute workout is designed to get you awesome results <i>fast</i>. The name of the game is to work <i>really hard</i> during each exercise for 20 seconds. Then you get to rest up for 10 seconds before moving on …

How to Lose a Pound By Next Week

Notice a major difference in just seven days!<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>If you're trying to drop pounds and are new to the whole exercise scene, then knowing exactly what to do can be a struggle. Since cardio, strength training, …

The Habit That’s Costing You THOUSANDS of Calories

Hint: It has nothing to do with snacking<p>In sad-but-true news, many dieters drink excessively at least once a week, sometimes taking in nearly 1,000 calories, according to a new survey by UK diet firm Forza Supplements.<p>Don’t believe it? Just think about this Friday night scenario: You have a few …

The 11 WORST Foods to Eat When You're Stressed

If you're going to stress eat, make it a healthy choice.<p><i>This article was written by Aviva Patz and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention.<p>We've all got that log of cookie dough in the back of the freezer waiting to come out at the end of a bad day. "People soothe stress with foods, and those that …

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The 6 Best Style Transformations We've Ever Seen

We never thought we'd see the day when celebs like Kim Kardashian and Nicole Richie were considered style icons. But believe it or not, that day has arrived. While their fashion choices in the early aughts may have been cringe-worthy, today they are among some of the best-dressed women in the world.<p>…

The Truth About Green Tea And Weight Loss Might Be Hard To Hear

But what about matcha lattes?<p>The idea that green tea might be able to help you drop a few pounds is basically alluring as hell. Think about it: It's cheap, it tastes great, and it's literally available everywhere.<p>But uh, does it even work?<p>Turns out, it's a hard...maybe—and that's only for brewed …

6 Ways Sleep Can Help You Lose Weight

If you've ever needed a reason to sleep in, this is it.<p><i>This article was written by Julia Merz and repurposed with permission from Fitbie.com.</i><p>Well, this is upsetting: Forty percent of Americans get just six hours of sleep or fewer per night, according to a recent Gallup poll. And groggy mornings and …

8 Habits That Help You Live LONGER

Make these a part of your life now so you can reap the benefits for decades to come.