Jan Shaw

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Scientific study says reducing portion size and calories has nothing to do with weight loss

The basic equation for weight loss that we've all long understood goes a little something like this: eating less food + exercise = lose weight.<p>And while the exercise part still stands, a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests weight loss actually has a lot …

Nutrition

8 Dermatologists Agree—This $10 Product Is the "Gold Standard" in Anti-Aging

The skincare section at any given drugstore is enough to overwhelm any casual shopper—and the anti-aging selection is even more complicated. Which is …

Skin Care

6 Foods (and 1 Drink) That Are Linked to Inflammation

Hey, did you know that there are two kinds of inflammation? Acute inflammation is short-term and helps your body heal itself and fight illness (like …

Nutrition

Fizzy drinks and ready meals linked to increased cancer risk

Fizzy drinks and highly processed food could cause cancer, a study suggests.<p>It found that a 10% increase in eating ultra-processed food such as ready …

Diabetes

Ultra-Processed Food Linked to Cancer, Study Says

Processed snacks, drinks and desserts may be associated with a higher risk of cancer, according to a new study.<p>The research, published Wednesday in</i> …

Nutrition

The Outbound Journal

3 Dermatologist-Approved Vitamin C Creams for "Brighter, Firmer Skin"

Aside from taking age-defying supplements and eating our way to glowing skin, we'll admit that we're also intrigued by the benefits of using topical …

Skin Care

7 Anti-Aging Face Masks to Use After Canceling Your Plans Tonight

Yes, face masks are an Instagram photo opp and an excuse to watch another episode of <i>Mindhunter</i> on Netflix as you wear one, but the treatments will …

Skin Care

How to sell yourself in 30 seconds and leave people wanting more

How do you get people interested in you when you only have 30 seconds?<p>Whether you're in a job interview, networking at a cocktail party, or happen to …

Employment

This Powerful Vitamin Will Completely Transform Your Skin

There is one addition to my skincare routine that has completely changed the texture, appearance, and overall health of my skin: vitamin C. The hero ingredient is rich in antioxidants, helps collagen production, and improves pigmentation. The best part is that it's such an easy product to …

Skin Care

BioSilk Just Updated Its Iconic Hair Serum for the First Time in 30 Years

Beauty products that have been available since the '80s are few and far between. (Miss you so much, Malibu Musk.) Something has to be truly beloved to avoid the bitter guillotine that is discontinuation. Take Biosilk Silk Therapy Serum, for example. The original formula of this leave-in hair …

Skin Care

9 Fattening Foods You Should Never Eat Again

What is the food you refuse to eat? Tofu? Peas? Liver and onions? Whatever it is, it might be because you do not like how it tastes, not necessarily …

Nutrition

I’m a Nutritionist and These Are the 7 Foods That Are Always in My Fridge

Grocery shopping can be overwhelming — so many aisles, endless products, and thousands of brands to choose from. As a registered dietitian, I’m …

Nutrition

There's an absurd amount of sugar hiding in most of the food you eat — and Silicon Valley has a new tool to reveal it

• <b>Any diet that's too high in one ingredient is unhealthy, but recent research has focused on sugar because it's become so ubiquitous in our food.</b>• <b><br>When</b> …

Nutrition

9 Portion Size Mistakes You Might Be Making

Do you think you are doing a good job of sticking to your healthy diet? You might be. But chances are good that you are eating too much of certain …

Nutrition

What’s the Deal with Those Small White Bumps on Your Face?

It’s a typical Tuesday morning, and you’re stumbling into the bathroom to start your morning skin-care routine when you suddenly see it—a small, …

Skin Care

This Skin-Care Product Is Huge In Japan — & On Reddit

While it's undeniable that South Korea has spent the past few years perfectly positioned at the forefront of all things cutting-edge yet affordable …

Skin Care

I Cut out Refined Sugar for All of January and Here's How It Went

Willpower is a funny thing.<p>February 05, 2018<p>I'm not the type of person to make New Year's resolutions. I know I won't keep them. So, I tried …

Nutrition

SPY Guide: How to Avoid Getting Wrinkles While Sleeping

Sleeping is the one thing we do for at least 1/3 of our life. Unfortunately, while sleep is essential for staying healthy, it can cause wrinkles – …

Skin Care

The Independent | News | UK and Worldwide News | Newspaper

The sponsor of the bill says that Republicans have blocked debate on the weapons bill for at least two years<p>The charges first came Monday following …

Michael Gove

The One Product You Should Never Use On Thinning Hair, According To A Dermatologist

February 20, 2018 by Emily Belfiore<p>Finally!<p>February 20, 2018 by Jessica Harrington<p>You may already be drinking it.<p>February 19, 2018 by Jessica …

Hair

Common Breakfast Mistakes You're Probably Making, and How to Rectify Them

Starting your morning right can set you up for a successful day. And if eating well and staying on a healthy track is part of what makes your day successful, try not to make the following breakfast mistakes that the nutritionists at Fresh Fitness Food warn against.<p>Going Crazy for Granola<p>Compared to …

Nutrition

How sweet it was: Saying goodbye to sugar

It is the end of January, and Instagram is bursting with self-effacing pictures of people who swore off sugar at the beginning of the month, only to fail. My boys both decided to cut back on the sweet stuff that became commonplace over the holidays, but they too are struggling. The soda they drank …

Nutrition

Dark Spots Were a Big Problem for Me Before I Tried These

For the past few years, dark spots have been my biggest skin ailment. <i>It's been such a crucial problem and a huge insecurity that I'm sick of talking</i> …

Skin Care

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is a global epidemic: Are you at risk?

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a growing global epidemic. More than one billion people have the condition and it’s risen dramatically with each decade. Experts believe the prevalence of the disease could increase by 50 percent by the year 2030.<p>Chances are you’ve never heard of the …

Diabetes

I Tried The World's Most Painful Face Mask

Having clean, blemish-free skin is on everyone's wish list. But, at what price? Are you willing to go through an immense amount of pain just in the name of clear skin and clean pores? I am. When I came across Elizavecca's Milky Piggy Hell Pore Clean Up Nose Mask ($10) where some would be scared, I …

Calories count, sure, but focus on nutrient-dense foods

Smart eating in 2018 may be less about doing without and more about doing with — wisely. By that, I mean choosing foods that are nutrient-dense and provide the maximum good-for-you bang for every calorie you consume.<p>“Nutrient-rich or nutrient-dense foods are high in beneficial nutrients and …

Nutrition

9 High-Protein, Low-Carb Recipes That You'll Want to Devour

Restricting yourself when it comes to what you eat can be challenging, but what about when you’re looking for high-protein, low-carb recipes? The …

Nutrition

The Mediterranean Diet Isn't Really a Diet . . . It's So Much More

The Mediterranean diet, voted best overall diet by US News & World Report (well, it tied with the more prescriptive and limiting DASH diet, but this one is more fun), technically isn't a diet even though it's great for weight loss. It's more a regional nutritional philosophy. The Med diet borrows …

Kale, other leafy vegetables may make your brain seem 11 years younger

Look into your salad bowl and think: If a fountain of cognitive youth were flowing in there, would you return every day?<p>In research that gives new …

Dementia