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8 Prebiotic Foods You Should Probably Add To Your Diet

Because probiotics are so last year.<p>Okay, okay I get it. Jamie Lee Curtis was right—probiotics (you know, those live bacteria in foods like yogurt and sauerkraut that can boost your gut health) are good for me.<p>But those Activia commercials were missing one key fact about probiotics: Their ability …

Nutrition

You Don't Need a Gym to Lose Fat and Build Muscle — Try These 11 Equipment-Free Moves

The gym isn't the only place where you can lose body fat and build muscle. Weightlifting will allow to you achieve both goals simultaneously, but it isn't your only option if you want to get stronger. Using your body as a weight can and will help you turn excess body fat into lean muscle. …

Workouts

Ignore calories and BMI. Here are the health numbers that really matter.

Health often seems like a numbers game. What's your blood-sugar level? How many calories are you eating? And are you getting the right percentage of macros (or macronutrients)? The problem is that sometimes we track, count and obsess over numbers that don't matter very much for our overall health. …

Nutrition

9 Cult French Pharmacy Products Available on Amazon

It was my mother, who lived in France as a twenty-something, who first introduced me to French pharmacy skin care. When I started my own skin-care …

Skin Care

The 14 Best Korean Beauty Products to Buy on Amazon

Korean beauty products are known for their gentle formulas, smart packaging designs, and high-quality ingredients that deliver great results. On top of all that, many of them come with an affordable price tag, so it's no wonder that many of the best K-beauty products have a cult following online, …

Skin Care

13 incredible bum transformations to inspire your workout

Although you can't build a bonafide booty overnight, that's not to say you're stuck with the butt you've got. These women are proof that diet and exercise can lead to some <i>incredible</i> results:

Fitness

How Many Squats Should I Do a Day? A Beginner’s Guide

Good things come to those who squat.<p>Not only will squats shape your quads, hamstrings, and glutes, they’ll also help your balance and mobility, and …

Workouts

My Holy-Grail Concealer Is Only $7, and I Just Need to Talk About It

I honestly think I might start a support group for all the people who know how good this concealer is and are tearfully watching it vanish from the …

17 cult-favorite French pharmacy skin care products you can buy online

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Embryolisse Instagram<p>When I lived in Paris, visitors only ever asked for two things: to see the Eiffel Tower, and to stop by a French …

How to Make the Korean Pomegranate Drink That's Helping Women Lose a Pound a Day

You know how much Americans love the refreshing tang of lemonade? That’s how folks in Asia feel about a sweet-and-sour drink made with pomegranate …

Here's Your Exercise Encyclopedia For Toned Arms and Tight Abs

Don't shortchange yourself with biceps curls and crunches. Save time at the gym and challenge your body with these exercises that focus on both your arms and your abs! Some are equipment-free and some require weights — think dumbbells or a med ball — but all these moves are bona fide multitaskers. …

Workouts

How to reset your midlife body to burn fat – in six easy steps

Weight gain is not an inevitability of ageing – although, for many people, as they accumulate years under their belt, they also gain pounds.<p>A big part of this is down to the modern dietary environment, which encourages gradual weight gain over time. Over the last 10-20 years, we have started to eat …

If You Only Bake One Dessert This Spring, Make It This

Rhubarb is an odd fruit. To begin with, it's actually a vegetable — a vegetable with poisonous leaves. The stalks are crisp and juicy, with a vegetal …

35 Places Every Woman Should Visit — By Herself

Doing things alone can be immensely therapeutic: A solo meal can help you really appreciate food; a solitary walk can be a rare opportunity to think; …

How to Incorporate Retinol Into Your Skincare Routine, According to Rosie Huntington-Whiteley's Facialist Shani Darden

You've probably heard about retinol, but you may not know what it does or how to incorporate it into your skincare routine. Thankfully, celebrity facialist Shani Darden, who works with the likes of Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Jessica Alba and offers two retinol products of her own, is here to …

Skin Care

This Is How Often Simone De La Rue Says You Should Do Cardio For Weight Loss

The game of weight loss looks different for everyone, but there are a few constants that remain pretty similar across the board. One thing we know we need to get closer to weight loss is exercise, including cardio. We talked to celebrity trainer Simone De La Rue, who was one of the headlining …

Fitness

This Affordable Serum Is SO Good It Keeps Selling Out At Target

A good anti-aging serum can transform your skin. Each one is formulated to target your skin’s biggest concerns and deliver hydration and vital …

Skin Care

A Fitness Trainer Reveals 9 Ways to Control Hunger (So You Can Lose Weight Faster!)

If you're constantly hungry, whether it's due to creating a calorie deficit to lose weight or because you train like a badass beast, feeling controlled by hunger symptoms all day long is no way to live — YOU can be in control of your hunger. Personal trainer Marcus Rice wants to help you manage …

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

Italian Food

Meghan Markle's Jaw-Defining Pre-Wedding Treatment Can Be Done at Home—for $0

The royal wedding is inching closer and closer (doesn't it feel like Meghan and Prince Harry only <i>just</i> got engaged?), and we'd be lying if we said we …

The Return of Downtime: Why Invasive Plastic Surgery Procedures Are on the Rise

The “lunchtime procedure” rose to prominence right alongside Botox — hard on the heels of Y2K (apocalypse, averted; world breathes collective sigh), when lasers were said to “tone” the skin, cow-derived collagen was the filler of choice, and many of today’s most beloved baby-step treatments were …

The 22 Sexiest Bikinis of 2018 Are So Hot, Your Computer Might Burst Into Flames

Turn on the air conditioner and take a seat, because we found the hottest bikinis of 2018. If you want something boldly colored, barely there, or insanely flattering, we found it all. Show off all your best assets and channel your inner bombshell in these picks. They come in an array of price …

Clothing

We Asked 9 Derms What They Use To Fight Wrinkles—And They All Said The Same Thing

BRB, stocking up.<p>It's pretty rare for a group of people to agree on one thing. Don't believe me? Try asking nine different people, "Can Antoni from Queer Eye really cook?" at your next party. EVERYONE has an opinion on that one. (#TeamAntoni)<p>Which is why when we recently asked a group of top …

Everything you ever wanted to know about collagen and how to up your levels for glowing skin

Sam Hendel<p>Plump, smooth, radiant skin is the beauty holy grail that has us loading up on super serums and hero skin creams. Yet it’s the natural …

Zanzibar and its surrounding islands: 6 of the best

Marine Conservation

Maybelline's New Tattoo Brow Ink Pen Is Meant To Mimic Microbladed Brows & It's Actually Incredible

The beauty world offers up all types of eyebrow pencils — from soft kohl pencils, to gel pots, to powder pans — but Maybelline is bringing a new …

82-year-old woman with dementia gets memory back after changing her diet

A woman whose dementia was so severe she had to be hospitalised for her own safety regained her memory after changing her diet.<p>Mark Hatzer thought he …

You Need To Start Adding Heart Rate Training To Your Workouts

Here's how to use heart rate training to lose fat, improve performance and get the most out of every workout.<p>You may not know it, but you have easy access to an extremely sophisticated, individualized training tool that can help you fine tune your workouts to lose fat, get stronger, faster and …

10 HIIT Workouts to Get You Shredded for Summer

2. Jump Rope Interval Workout<p><b>Directions</b><p>Complete the following circuit four times, resting 1 minute after jumping rope in each round.<p><b>1. Mountain</b> …

This $17 Retinol Serum Has Over 1000 5-Star Reviews on Amazon

Today's new class of skincare products is a game of Pac-Man—between the ingredients, the devices, and the treatments, it's a maze to navigate, and …