Caroline Mathis

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Sleep Help: 15 Tricks to Sleep Better

15 Tricks to Sleep Better<p>Need sleep? Learn how you can get more sleep with these 15 restful sleep tricks<p>Wavebreak Media/Thinkstock<p>Lose Control<p>Of all the things you have power over in your life, sleep isn't one of them. No amount of wishing, hoping or willing can make it happen. As soon as you …

6 Essential Vitamins and Minerals

Recommended daily dosage: 2,300 international units (IU)<p>Need a supplement? It's best to get A from a beta-carotene source, such as a large carrot or a cup of sliced cantaloupe<p><b>B Vitamins</b><br>The eight B vitamins help maintain metabolism, muscle tone, and a sharp mind, says Mary Ellen Camire, Ph.D., a …

How to Look Hot Post Gym

<b>De-Raccoon Your Eyes</b> Almay Makeup Eraser Sticks ($5.50, at drugstores) clean up smeared eye makeup. (In a pinch, lotion will do.) Then swipe on a peachy shadow stick—no brush required. Try Revlon ColorStay Smoky Shadow Stick in Atomic ($9, at drugstores).<p><b>Don't Blush</b> A subtle post-workout flush is …

The Best Breakfast to Eat for Weight Loss

By the end of the study, the large-breakfast group had lost two and a half times more weight and 4.6 more inches from their waists than the women who ate their largest meals in the evening. But it gets better: The big-breakfast eaters also had lower levels of bad cholesterol and higher levels of …

Pumpkin Recipes for Fall

9 Amazing Pumpkin Recipes<p>Craving all pumpkin, all the time right about now? Then you’ll want to try every single one of these tasty dishes<p>It’s nearly sweater-weather and leaves-crunching-under-your-feet season—which means it’s also pumpkin season! Pumpkins pack tons of beta-carotene—not to mention, …

The Best Meat Substitutes

<b>TwinOaks Original Plain Tofu</b><br>In addition to being a great source of lean protein (this brand has 11 grams in each 3-ounce serving!), tofu also packs iron, magnesium, calcium, and more. What’s great about TwinOaks in particular is that it’s extra firm and ready to cook right away—not a watery mess …

7 Flat Belly Food Tricks

7 super easy tips for how to slim down stat<p>Image Source/Thinkstock<p>1. Eat Dessert<p>Yes, always. "A small amount can signal that the meal is over," says Barbara Rolls, PhD, author of The Volumetrics Eating Plan. She ends her meals with a piece of high-quality chocolate.<p>Burke/Triolo Productions/Brand X …

Quinoa Recipes: Eat Quinoa at Breakfast

Anyone who thinks that quinoa is just for lunch and dinner needs to use this ancient grain in their breakfast routine. Versatile, protein-packed quinoa is a delicious resource when creating a satisfying and healthy start to your day. Let these three quinoa-filled recipes inspire you to get creative …

Think You Know How To Drink Water?

<b>Fact:</b> No one's sure where the so-called 8-by-8 rule came from, says Heinz Valtin, M.D., a Dartmouth College medical professor and author of two studies on the origin of the theory that the human body works best on eight 8-ounce glasses of water a day. The truth is, your daily requirement depends on …

Stop Cravings with these Peanut Butter Breakfasts

After each experiment, researchers took participants’ blood samples and asked them to rate their appetite levels. Turns out, those who ate peanuts in the a.m. reported feeling fuller eight to 12 hours after breakfast—and peanut butter had an even stronger appetite-suppressing effect.<p>The results of …

Quick Fitness Tips: How to Look Thinner in Under 10 Seconds

<b>Rib Cage Up:</b> Weak upper-back muscles often angle your chest downward and make your boobs look droopy. Lift your sternum (the breast bone in your chest) a few inches to elongate your torso.<p><b>Pelvis Parallel:</b> Think of your pelvis as a bucket full of water. When your hips tilt forward or you lift your …

Healthy Dessert Recipes

<b>Lemon-Zucchini Bars</b><br>This recipe also works with green zucchini and lime. In any hue, the summer squash contains fewer than 30 calories per cup.<p>4 oz (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened<br>1/4 cup confectioners' sugar<br>1 cup all-purpose flour<br>Pinch of salt<br>2 large eggs<br>1 egg white<br>3/4 cup sugar<br>1/4 cup freshly …

4 Workout Skin Tips: Prevent Red Face, Backne and More

Check out these four simple skin tips for what you can do before, during, and after workouts to reap the radiance-bestowing rewards, minus any flare-ups.<p><b>Excessive Redness</b><br>"This is the most upsetting workout-related skin issue I hear about," says Graf. Especially for women who have rosacea or …

Women's Health

"How did you get those arms? Do you lift weights?" Yogis hear these questions all the time and smile knowingly as they respond, "Nope. Just yoga." Yoga requires nothing but ourselves—no weights, no machines, just the ability to lift and hold our own body weight. If the gym feels like a prison, then …

Healthy Breakfast Recipes: Apple Recipe

Set the broiler to medium-high heat, with the rack at least 4 inches from the heat source.<p>Halve apples and scoop out seeds. Rub halves with oil and put them cut side down on a rimmed baking sheet. Broil until the skins are blistered and you can pierce with a fork, 3 to 8 minutes.<p>Meanwhile, combine …

Is Your Cell Phone Ruining Your Sleep?

For the study, 83 college students answered an online survey about their sleep quality, as well as the average number of text messages they send and receive on any given day. Sure enough, researchers found that the more people text, the less sleep they get.<p>Why? Study authors say that, since people …

How to Choose a Healthy Breakfast Spread

Make sure you’re not consuming more salt than you realize<p>There’s no way to butter this up: A new study conducted in the U.K. finds that almost four in 10 butters and spreads have a salt content above the recommended guidelines.The Consensus Action on Salt & Health (CASH) examined 128 butters and …

Nutrition

Gym Motivation: October Is the Slowest Gym Month of the Year

Fall also marks the start of football season, aka beer, barbecue, and party season. “Once your diet changes, a lot of people kind of throw in the towel,” says Eason. If you’ve decided that you’ve already slipped up, you could think that you might as well stay at it. And while some people snap out …

The 10 Biggest Hair Care Mistakes

<b>2. Brushing the Ends Only</b><br>You’ve heard that brushing too much causes breakage, but your scalp’s natural oils are one of the best conditioners out there. Massage your scalp with a wooden-bristle brush like Widu to stimulate circulation and hair growth and brush from roots to ends to add luster …

Editor's Pick: Bridal Juice Cleanse

Juice cleanses are a great way to detox and get fit for your wedding day.<p>Now, BluePrintCleanse’s BluePrintBride (ranging from six to 36 days) offers …

How to Detox Like Liv Tyler

From Beyoncé to Gwyneth Paltrow, celebrities are crazy about their detoxes. While we’re all aware of those infamous intense juice fasts, there’s also …

Liv Tyler

8 Simple Ways to Detox Your Body

No fad retreats or spas. These easy ways to recuperate will help you feel healthier than ever!<p>A seasonal detox is an effective way to clear your body …

How to survive a juice cleanse: The inside scoop on everything that happens during a 3-day juice detox

How to survive a juice cleanse: The inside scoop on everything that happens during a 3-day juice detox<p>Date June 26, 2013<p><i>Last week, FASHION’s online</i> …

Four days on the detox diet followed by Elle Macpherson and Gwyneth Paltrow

Elle Macpherson eats it every day she's in the UK, Gwyneth Paltrow has just recommended it on her blog and Agyness Deyn is a regular client of a detox meal delivery service that promises to make dieting and detoxing more fun.<p>When a chef announces that they want to make dieting less boring, that …

How To Detox: The 8 Things You Need To Do To Balance Body And Mind

Feeling exhausted, irritable and generally in a bit of a funk, I headed off to Mauritius to experience the Harmonia well-being programme at the …

Your Post-Weekend Detox Meal Plan

Rebalance and nourish your body after 3 days of eating less virtuously with this Monday-through-Thursday guide<p>Weekends are meant for relaxing—and, …

Are Cleanses, Detoxes Good for Your Health?

Health

SE Staff Picks: Our Detox Foods

GallerySE Staff Picks: Our Detox Foods<p>We couldn't finish this first week of January without bringing up the "detox" word. But as you'll see in this collection of responses from the SE team, we have a hard time limiting ourselves to a plate of celery with a lemon wedge. We're no dietitians but here …