Caryn OKeefe

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Healthy Snack Tips: Avoid Mistakes We All Make When We Nibble

It's 3 p.m. and you're miles away from dinner, but that salad at lunch didn't quite fill you up. What should you snack on? And should you snack in the first place? We asked some of our favorite nutrition experts for their take on the biggest snacking mistakes we all make -- and what we can do to …

Do You Have a Yo-Yo Mind?

In the small Utah town where I grew up, the Mormon Church was the place where all my friends congregated, and of course, that's where all the girls were. So that's where I was. One night in our youth group, the leader passed around pencils and paper and said, "If you could have one thing -- right …

The Effortless Diet: Healthy Substitutions for the Most Unhealthy Cooking Ingredients

Everyone wants to improve their diet, but it takes a lot of work to do a full overhaul. If you want to ease into it a little, here's how to …

The Simple Way to Eat Better

Just glancing at the fruit bowl can help increase your self-discipline<p>What you see is what you eat: When you're trying to clean up your diet, looking at a waistline-friendly food (like an orange) may help keep you from reaching for an unhealthy snack, according to a study in the journal <i>Eating</i> …

Keystone XL Risks Harm To Houston Community: 'This Is Obviously Environmental Racism'

Plumes of smoke, billowing in various shades from white to black, frequently fill the skies over the Manchester neighborhood of Houston. It's no wonder, said Yudith Nieto, that local children grow up thinking oil refinery stacks are "cloud makers."<p>As they get older, added the 24-year-old Manchester …

The Man Behind the Mask

Did you ever stare at a person walking past you because they look different? I know I have. Did you ever ask yourself if that person made a choice in the way they looked, or if an unfortunate circumstance came into their life causing an appearance change? Have these questions ever crossed your …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Q&A<p>In a new documentary about his life, he reckons with the consequences of human nature—music, nuclear power, and otherwise.<p>By Kevin Nguyen21 hours …

Print It: Medicine Ball Workout

Get a fast and effective total-body workout by utilizing this awesome training tool<p>Pop quiz: What piece of fitness equipment can you throw, catch, hold, and lift? The correct answer: a medicine ball. (If you answered "a dumbbell," please don't work out near us.)<p>While it can work like a dumbbell, a …

Common Drug Has The Potential To Slow Aging, Boost Cancer Recovery

Some exciting research from the University of Montreal has found that the drug metformin, commonly prescribed for diabetes and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), has the potential to slow aging and fight cancer. The study, published in <i>Aging Cell</i>, found that metformin reduces the body’s production of …

Ashton Kutcher Champions U.S. Manufacturing With Luxury T-Shirt Line

Ashton Kutcher wants to make over the humble T-shirt. The actor-entrepreneur, together with pals Ryan Donahue and Matt Lowe, has developed a line of …