Michelle Maguire

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Which probiotic is right for you? These are the exact bacteria strains to look for

Probiotics are one of the most commonly bought supplements, and it’s easy to see why: The microbiome affects literally everything—even things you …

Microbiology

Want To Have The Best Tomatoes? Put These Things In The Holes Before Planting Them

When dealing with gardening and planting all of those fruits and veggies, the greatest satisfaction of every gardener is to see the final outcome or …

Gardening

Bob Harper Says If You Do These 4 Things, You're Guaranteed to Lose Weight — and Keep It Off!

Celebrity trainer, author, and <b>The Biggest Loser</b> star Bob Harper has been helping celebrity clients and TV contestants lose weight for decades, but recently he's made some powerful changes to his approach, both personally and professionally. Chiefly among those, he shifted from a Paleo diet to a …

Fitness

13 Foods That Scrub Our Arteries Clean

As we get older, the collective opinions of the medical community and the mainstream media begin to instill a fear of cardiovascular disease in our …

Healthy Eating

10 Yoga Poses For Neck Pain That'll Release All The Tension You're Holding Onto

We live in a time when it's basically a given that, no matter what you do for a living or how you spend your days, you can likely be found hunched …

8 ways to bring positive energy into your home using Feng Shui

Feng Shui every room of your home with these expert tips.<p><b>It's a new year and the saying 'out with the old, in with the new' couldn't be more relevant</b> …

Diet Strategy That Counts Time, Not Calories

Stop counting calories. It’s the clock that counts.<p>That’s the concept behind time-restricted feeding, or TRF, a strategy increasingly being studied by researchers as a tool for weight-loss, diabetes prevention and even longevity.<p>In TRF, you can eat whatever you want and as much as you want—just not …

Holistic Medicine

How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries are not only delicious snack but they are also very healthy fruit too. Whether you eat them raw, squeezed in your juice, added to your …

5 Ways To Up Your Jacket Potato Game When You Can’t Afford Anything Else For Dinner

Things To Do<p>Attention students! And anyone else who is permanently eating on a budget for that matter... Your go-to mid-week dinner has just been …

Eat More of These 25 Foods and Lose Weight

Regular exercise is great for building muscle and losing fat, but if you want to see real weight-loss results, what you eat matters. But dropping pounds isn't about depriving yourself — it's about choosing the right foods that satisfy without the calories. Revamping your diet is an important place …

Healthy Eating

Norma Kamali’s “cleanse” bread is so good, you can eat it for (healthy!) dessert

<i>An accomplished designer as well as a longtime wellness enthusiast, Norma Kamali is proof that when you prioritize your well-being, anything is</i> …

11 things every woman needs to know about her thyroid

Watch out for these red flags and symptoms regarding that tiny but mighty gland in your neck.<p>Lisa Haber, now 41, struggled with weight issues, …

Studio Visit: Botanical Artist Anne ten Donkelaar

To see the botanical collage work of Dutch artist Anne ten Donkelaar is to marvel; to see her collages in person is to be transported to another …

Gardening

3 Reasons You Really Need to Know Your Blood Pressure Numbers

Getting your blood pressure measured is a staple of the annual doctor's visit. But, in a series of new guidelines, the diagnostic criteria for high …

Diabetes

▷ 23 Excellent Uses of Grapefruit Essential Oil

Grapefruit essential oil is cold pressed from grapefruit peels. The botanical name for grapefruit trees is <i>Citrus paradisi</i>. This wonderfully …

Alternative Medicine

16 Weight-Loss Techniques That Work

You're like a little train, slowly but strongly chugging along on your track of weight loss. You've figured out by now that it's not one major thing that works — you find success by implementing a lot of small choices. If you could use some new healthy techniques, give these a try. Hopefully …

9 ways to stop dwelling on things

Struggling to move on from certain events or emotions? Give these tips a try...<p>It's something we're all familiar with. There's been an argument, an …

Mindfulness

How to Free Yourself From Toxic Situations That Are Bringing You Down

Science has found that following these 6 habits will help you rid yourself of toxicity.<p>Ever wondered what makes some people highly successful in life while others struggle with basic things?<p>The answer lies in developing habits which yield highly successful results. These habits can be adopted by a …

Self-improvement

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Yoga

6 Tricks That Make Weight Watchers Work Better

The right Weight Watchers tricks can help you turbo-charge your weight loss — and keep the pounds off in the long run. As you likely know, Weight …

4 Body Stretches That Give Your Skin a Healthy Glow

I damaged my coccyx as a child, which means I can't sit on certain chairs or do certain exercise moves, and I have a standing desk in the office. …

Yoga

'Exactly How I Lost 40 Pounds After Years Of Yo-Yo Dieting'

Katie Dunlop was able to lose more than 20 pounds in just six months.<p><b>BEFORE:</b> 168 <b><br>AFTER:</b> 128<p>My weight was something I was always aware of growing up. I typically ate healthy foods, but I still struggled with feeling like the “chubby” friend for most of my middle and high school years. That led me to …

How Ayurvedic Breast Massages Can Help Promote Lymphatic Flow

As the realization that shame, deep-seated stigmas, and general apathy toward women's healthcare and education continue to come to light (in what I …

Cancer

Sunken continent Zealandia used to be closer to the surface, with a very different climate

Researchers believe Zealandia was not always as deep under the sea as it is now.<p>The mostly sunken continent of Zealandia, which surrounds New …

Our Mind Can Protect Us from Diseases: Researchers Find A Link Between Brain and Immune System

In a stunning discovery that overturns decades of textbook teaching, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have determined …

Neuroscience

Stressed? Try this 10-minute yoga routine to relax and de-stress

Summer always seems a little less stressful—there’s frosé, beach time, and lots of vacations to plan and enjoy. Then BAM, fall is all of a sudden …

Yoga

How to spend the first 30 minutes of your morning so you can be more productive all day

One day bleeds into the next, making it seem as if we're always doing, doing, doing, and searching for new and novel ways to do more.<p>The truth is, your desire to do more and get more done will lead you not toward greater productivity, but toward burnout, if you don't take time each day to check in …

Time Management

16 Homemade Chicken Nuggets That Are Way Better Than Fast Food

Chicken nuggets are incredibly easy to make, so there's no excuse to make a fast-food run when you can cook up a batch of homemade nuggets that taste even better. To satisfy your nugget craving, read on for 16 standout chicken nugget recipes, whether you're in the mood for Chick-fil-A nuggets, …

These 7 Breakfasts Are Perfectly Proportioned For Weight Loss

When you're on a mission to lose weight, it's essential to have a healthy breakfast. And we love the concept of counting macros and focusing on the quality of calories versus just the calorie number itself, so we consulted our macro-counting expert and nutrition coach Carrie McMahon to create the …

Breakfast

10 iconic women’s fragrances that any perfume lover should own

With the sheer volume of perfumes in the market, plus new fragrance launches happening every day, choosing a signature scent can be confusing and …