Candace Roberson

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Woman Who Was Too Self-Conscious to Get Married at 270 Lbs. Loses Half Her Body Weight to Walk Down the Aisle

Jennifer Ginley was average-sized for most of her life, but her over-eating habits during her college years led her to reach 270 lbs.<p>The Liverpool, …

33 Delicious Recipes That You Need For Your Next Trip To Trader Joe's

Why do other grocery stores even bother existing?

Healthy Eating

7 Easy High-Protein, Low-Carb Dinners

There are endless ways to get crafty with low-carb dinners—veggie-crust pizzas, riced cauliflower, zucchini noodles, you name it. But while these …

7 stylish garden outbuildings to consider

Whether you need a spot of extra seating in your garden or could really use some more storage, a garden outbuilding is a fantastic way to get …

Start Your Own Four-Season Garden - Organic Gardening

You can garden year round in a small space or container garden. This is called four season gardening. You need to grow the right vegetables for the …

Suspended – Medium

The Best Small Town to Visit in All 50 States

The paradox of big-city travel is that you never really get a break. You ditch work in New York, LA, or Chicago to go visit your buddies in New York, …

Want to Cut Sugar Out of Your Diet? Here's How

By Alexandra Rowles<p>Consuming too much added sugar is one of the worst things you can do to your body. It can have many negative effects on your …

Nutrition

How to lose weight after 40: 6 new habits to start now

After 40, our bodies don't bounce back from bad habits so quickly.<p>Very soon, I’ll stand up in front of the graduating class of my former high school and give the commencement speech. I’ll focus on the usual “work hard” and “follow your dream” themes, but, in reality, I just want to shout out to all …

200,000 pounds of Nathan's hot dogs recalled, may contain metal fragments

Be careful at your barbecue this upcoming Memorial Day weekend. Nathan's and Curtis brand hot dogs are being recalled because they might be contaminated with extraneous materials.<p>The U.S. Department of Agriculture issued a recall for 210,606 pounds of the hot dog products, manufactured by John …

Chic plus-size swimwear for women who love their curves

Finding a swimsuit that covers you in all of the right places and makes you feel amazing is a no easy task. With summer on the horizon, it is the perfect time to shop for all your beach essentials and that means swimwear. But bathing suit shopping doesn't have to be as dreadful as people make it …

The most idyllic country house ever

With it's adorable picket fence, white weatherboard clad exterior and old fashioned window shutters, this country house designed by German architects</i> …

Chili Garlic Roasted Shrimp Is a Stir-Fry on a Sheet Pan!

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 400°F.<p>Place the broccoli on a rimmed baking sheet, drizzle with the oil, and toss to evenly …

A mother's struggle with vitamin B12 deficiency

Twenty years ago, I started experiencing what turned into a long list of seemingly unrelated health issues. Headaches, depression, insomnia, peripheral neuropathy, fatigue, joint pain, chest pain, shortness of breath, a lesion on my spine and a variety of uncomfortable gastrointestinal …

Even More Evidence Has Linked Parkinson's Disease to Our Gut Bacteria

Parkinson's isn't just in our brains<p>Researchers have found yet another reason to think the symptoms of Parkinson's disease could be a consequence of …

Medical Research

5 Things That Happen To Your Body When You Go Vegetarian

Don't expect to lose any weight.<p>As we learned while testing the insanely popular Taco Cleanse, crash-dieting with vegan restrictions is not a good …

The Best National Park in Every State

America is a beautiful country and our National Park system is an amazing way to explore the best wilderness and historical destiations in all of the …

Do These 13 Things Every Day and You Will Lose Weight

It took you months or maybe even years to put on the extra weight you're ready to say goodbye to, so don't expect to lose it overnight. It's the small, healthy decisions you make every day that will bring you closer and closer to your goal.

Mac and Cheese

I Tried a 3-Day Soup Cleanse + Here’s What Happened

I live my life by a simple motto: If it’s good enough for Gwyneth Paltrow, it’s good enough for me. Which is a ridiculous motto for me to live by, apparently, since the only perfume good enough for GP is organic and costs about $763 an ounce, while I ration out my Jo Malone sample spritzer for …

Digestion

Swapping Cardio For Powerlifting Helped This Woman Lose 37 Pounds

Alice Fields lived by cardio for years—but she absolutely hated it. “I was getting up before sunrise and was running 5Ks every morning. It was …

In less than 2 years, this woman lost 160 pounds by following 5 steps

At age 27, NaTasha Glaspy was on six different medications and weighed 376 pounds. The pills helped her manage her blood pressure, cholesterol and type 2 diabetes. She realized she could ditch many of her prescriptions if she lost weight<p>Almost two years later, she’s dropped 160 pounds and no longer …

The Worst Thing To Eat If You Have Cellulite, According To A Nutritionist

It's a common concern for many women and a notoriously stubborn one to address. Cellulite — that dimply, wrinkly, cottage cheese-y skin that loves to …

15 Black Shiplap Ideas That Will Convince You to Come to the Dark Side

Here's why you should try the bolder, moodier take on the trend.<p>Rest easy, Chip and Joanna fans: Shiplap, or country-chic wood paneling, is here to stay. But if you're looking to put a sophisticated spin on the farmhouse favorite, why not paint it black? An edgier take on the trend, black shiplap …

Living Rooms

How I went from a size XXL to a small: The diary of a former chubby girl

My thighs jiggle when I walk. My muffin tops make wearing that crop top just a wee bit mortifying. My arms, inherited from my great grandma—more mush …

The Ideal Amount of Protein to Eat After Exercise

If you’ve read our article about eating enough protein and want to get really serious about getting the most out of your exercise program, then you …

Nutrition

These Korean Nail Trends Are Going to Be Huge in 2017

Korean nail art has been blowing up our Instagram and Pinterest feeds—and it's impossible to look away. From the shattered-glass nail phenomenon that …

Trends

Estrogen Deprivation Leads To Death Of Dopamine Cells In The Brain

Estrogen deprivation leads to the death of dopamine cells in the brain, a finding by Yale researchers that could have implications for …

This Woman Lost Her Belly Just By Working Out 10 Minutes A Day

When Linda Cohen saw a Facebook post announcing that <i>Prevention</i> was looking for busy women like her to test the new <i>Fit in 10: Slim & Strong—for Life!</i> plan, she knew she had to apply. The program appealed to the stay-at-home mom of two teens—a 16-year-old daughter and 14-year-old son—for multiple …

Fitness

Regulate Your Hormones the Natural Way With These 6 Foods

Anyone who's ever experienced an imbalance can speak to hormones' pervasive role in influencing behavior. From determining fertility to shaping the …

Sugar, explained

Sugar is the dietary villain of our day. But the science is complicated.<p>First it was too many calories. Then it was too much fat. Now there’s a full-on war on sugar, our latest dietary enemy No. 1.<p>In health policy and nutrition science circles, this single nutrient is taking up a lot of oxygen …

Diabetes