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10 Signs You Have an Iron Deficiency

If you spot these telltale symptoms, get yourself a spinach and steak salad, stat!<p>About 9 percent of women suffer from an iron deficiency, according to the most recent stats from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—but that number's even higher for physically active women, say experts. …

5 Fruits and Veggies You've Been Eating Wrong

Prepare to have your mind blown.<p>If you're anything like us, you would eat a lot more beets, pomegranates, and kiwis if you could just figure out an easy way to prep them. Luckily, some of our favorite food blogs have come up with pretty ingenious ways to simplify the process. Take a look, then try …

38 Simple Food Swaps That Could Change Your Life

This list makes it almost too easy for you to get healthier.<p><i>By Laura Schwecherl for Greatist</i><p>Whole grains for white, quality for quantity, Wii Fit for Mario Kart—just one smart swap can pave the way to a healthier and happier life. So we decided to go all out and provide 38 "this for that's." Now …

The 10 Biggest Face-Washing Mistakes

Learn the common habits that cause annoying skin problems<p>Washing your face seems like the least complicated part of your beauty routine, right? Turns out that some common lathering habits can cause a whole list of skin woes, including dryness, irritation, oiliness, and breakouts. Read on to learn …

Q & A: How Can I Turn Exercise Into a Permanent Habit?

How to make sweating it out second nature<p><b>The question:</b> “I keep hearing that making exercise a habit is the best way to stick with it. But how do I actually <i>do</i> that?”<p><b>The expert:</b> Greg Justice, an exercise physiologist and author of <i>Mind Your Own Fitness</i><p><b>The answer:</b> There isn't a magical way to do it, or …

Food: Recipes, Cooking Tips, Celebrity Chef Ideas & Food News

Give dinner an international flair with adobo-marinated grilled chicken and a collard greens...<p>Your mornings will get off to a tasty start.<p>This pizza …

7 Foods That Clear Your Complexion

Read on—and eat up!—to get more gorgeous skin<p><i>By Natasha Burton for Beauty High</i><p>While topical solutions for pimples can keep your face acne-free, you can actually help your skin along the road to clarity through your diet. What you put in your body reflects how it looks on the outside, after all.<p>To …

5 Exercises You Should Be Doing Way More Of

Get the max from your gym time—without adding more reps or more minutes<p>You're all about multitasking when it comes to your job, your to-do list, and even your free time (seriously, who <i>just</i> watches TV these days?). So why shouldn't your workout—and your body—benefit from the same smart shortcuts? …

7 Reasons to Work Out in the Morning

Because who wants to blow off an ugly sweater party just to go to the gym?

Is It Better to Have One Daily Treat or an Entire Cheat Day While Dieting?

An expert weighs in on this tricky question<p><b>The question:</b> Sometimes you see recommendations to have a weekly cheat day in your diet—and other times you read that it's better to have one treat a day. Which is smarter?<p><b>The expert:</b> Angela Lemond, R.D., a nutritionist and spokesperson for the Academy of …

5 Healthy Foods That Have More Fat Than a Doughnut

Notice that healthy's not in quotation marks here<p>Here's the thing about fat: Most people have a negative knee-jerk reaction to the word—but they shouldn't. Good-for-you fats promote heart health, keep us feeling full and satisfied, and may even help ward off cognitive decline. All of these foods …

16 Signs You're Obsessed with Coffee

Beside the fact that you're already on your third cup of the day...

The Top 28 Best Healthy Snacks

Nibble away with these healthy snacks that all clock in at 100 calories or less.<p>Computer screens, dogs, your paycheck: Some things should only come in size XL. But at snack time, smaller really can be better—even if your appetite feels super-sized. It's just a matter of figuring out exactly the …

10 Of The Worst Diet Tips Ever

<i>By Stephanie Castillo for Prevention.com</i><p>You know you can't believe everything you read. And still, you haven't eaten an egg yolk since the 90s, and you can't touch a French fry without being saddled with guilt. Oh, and don't even get us started on the whole don't-eat-after-8-PM-or-else mentality. …

Lose 10 Pounds or More: Training Plan

Our custom workout plan will help you lose 10 pounds (or more) quickly and safely<p>Your secret weapon if you want to break the double-digit barrier and lose 10 pounds--or more? Strength training. Adding resistance builds muscle and helps you burn more calories during (and after!) your workout, says …

How to Reduce Belly Fat: A Complete Plan to Shrink Your Waist

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that the current diet of the Western world is between 70 to 90 percent starch, sugar and fat, and the average sleep time is less than eight hours a night. From driving to working at desks to watching TV, the No. 1 form of activity is sitting, …

Nutrition

7 Workout Habits You Should Drop Now

<i>By Jennifer Cohen</i><p>Are you spending hours working out every week, and not getting the results you want? Chances are you might have a bad habit or two when it comes to exercising. Never fear, there's a quick fix for even the most ingrained workout no-nos. Check out these seven workout habits you …

8 Simple Ways to Stay Committed to Your Fitness Routine

Sticking with a fitness routine is not always easy. We can be our own worst enemies. After all, we are toughest on ourselves. The truth is, missing a workout or sneaking a bite of cake becomes a way bigger deal in our own minds than it is in reality. Sometimes the only thing you need to keep you …

Boot Camp

100 ways to burn fat fast

The 15-Minute Cardio Workout for Busy Guys<p>10 Foods With the Highest Risk for Recalls and Contamination<p>20 Weight-loss Tricks That Actually Work<p>The …

9 Excuses for Skipping Your Workout—Busted!

Does working out frequently fall off your to-do list? We’re here to help<p>Life is busy and exhausting, so the majority of the time, it’s easy to come up with a perfectly reasonable explanation for why you just can’t fit in some fitness. Ready to kick those excuses to the curb (and kick your butt into …

The 5 Fish That Are Most Contaminated—And 5 You Should Eat Instead

Having sushi tonight? Before you order, read our guide

13 Mistakes All Women Make at Least Once (and Why That's a Good Thing)

Because sometimes falling on your face actually results in this little thing we like to call personal growth

14 Sexy Tricks to Boost Your Libido

These tricks will boost your mojo even more than flowers and chocolate<p>Going through a desire dry spell? It's easier than you think to get revved back up again. Skip the so-called aphrodisiacs and <b>try these simple libido boosters</b>. They'll amp up your sex drive and leave you feeling sexier all day …

6 Reasons the Scale Won’t Budge

Gain some know-how, lose the weight

8 Signs You Need To Be Getting More Vitamin D

This nutrient is notoriously hard to get from food—so you need to be extra vigilant and keep an eye out for these clues you may not be getting enough<p>The benefits of vitamin D, backed up by tons of research, ring loud and clear: strong bones, improved mood, even more efficient weight loss. But signs …

The 15-Minute One-Dumbbell Workout

Downsize your equipment, maximize your results<p>Fancy equipment. Pricey gyms. Experienced personal trainers. All are nice pluses—but you don't need them to sculpt a better body. In fact, when you're short on time, stuck at home, or navigating a packed gym, scaling back can make you more …

15 Healthy High-Fiber Foods That Make You Feel Full and Satisfied

Fill up (and not out) with these good-for-you, high-fiber foods

Do You REALLY Need to Shower Post-Workout?

Gross question, yes... but you know you’ve wondered the same thing yourself!<p>So you’re doing the wind-down during your pilates class, and a quick glance at the wall clock tells you you’re gonna be late getting back to the office or meeting friends for dinner. You’re tempted to shave several minutes …