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13 Bestselling Beauty Products That Will Change Your Routine Forever — All on Amazon

We are eternally on the hunt for products that will take our beauty routine to new heights. That's why we love trying new things from Amazon, because they often come with hundreds of customer reviews. You know it's a purchase you can feel good about after doing your research. We've rounded up the …

Skin Care

Lose 10 Pounds in Two Weeks With Our Low-Carb Detox Diet

Over the years, we’ve met lots of inspiring weight loss success stories. But we’ve met a lot of diet dropouts, too. “The dieters who keep quitting …

Whole Grain

A study of more than 100,000 people has found that one food group is closely linked with cancer

If scientists told you there was a single lifestyle factor that may best predict whether you get cancer, you'd want to know, right?<p>Researchers in France may have found just that. After studying more than 100,000 adults for years, they found that eating processed food was more closely linked with …

Geniuses aren't born, they're made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter

The word "genius" is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it's often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius — and we should — but it's about time we …

The Best Performance Food for Every Activity

Twenty years ago, performance nutrition meant water and a banana. Today, it more closely resembles a science experiment, with neon-colored gels, powders, gummies, and an endless stream of protein and energy bars. That leaves many people (including us) overwhelmed and confused, so we set out to …

Nutrition

How 30 minutes of facial exercise a day can make women look three years younger

Forget expensive anti-ageing creams which claim to reverse the signs of ageing.<p>A new study shows that simply undertaking facial exercises for 30-minutes-a-day can knock years off the appearance in as little as five months.<p>Facial workouts, also known as ‘face yoga’, is a beauty trend which has …

Study Finds Intelligent Men Are "Less Likely to Want to Be Unfaithful"

Smart people are more likely to be forgetful, tend to be rebellious in their younger years, and—apparently—are less likely to cheat in relationships, …

Psychology

7-Day Mediterranean Meal Plan: 1,200 Calories

The Mediterranean diet has long been recognized as one of the healthiest and most delicious ways to eat. Eating a Mediterranean diet can help your …

How to run: everything you need to know

Running is a fantastic way to get fit. You don’t need much kit, you can do it anywhere (within reason) and it’s available to you all the time – you don’t need to wait for the gym to be open or a class to start; just go. You might think of it as a leg exercise, but it actually works most of the …

Exercise

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.

Nutrition

7-Day Souping Meal Plan

"Souping" has gained popularity in recent years as a way to eat clean, lose weight and get healthy. The idea behind a soup cleanse is that you eat …

Healthy Eating

Include these foods and supplements in your vegan or plant-based diet

It's hard to dispute the health benefits of plant-based eating. Compared to meat-eaters, people who eat vegetarian or vegan diets have been found to have lower blood cholesterol and blood pressure, leaner bodies, a decreased risk of Type 2 diabetes, healthier gut bacteria and even better moods.<p>Now, …

16 Overall Favorite Books of 2016

From loneliness to love to black holes, by way of Neil Gaiman, Annie Dillard, and Mary Oliver.<p>To look back on any period of reading with the intention of selecting one’s favorite books is a curious two-way time machine — one must scoop the memory of a past and filter it through the sieve of an …

1.3 Million People Wanna Know: How Do These Girls Work Out?

Let the Tone It Up Girls show you the way...<p>Tone It Up founders Karena Dawn and Katrina Scott know exactly what they're wearing for July Fourth: "stars and stripes and abs and booty." When you're in the trainers-slash-BFFs' world, as their 1.3 million loyal followers are, a beach workout is just as …

Fitness

The 7-Minute Workout

1. : Run in place as fast as you can, drawing your knees up into your chest with each step. Keep your pelvis tucked under to engage your ab muscles. Go for 30 seconds.<p>2. : Stand with feet hip-width apart. Stick your butt back, like you're sitting into a chair, until your thighs are parallel with …

8 at-home workouts under 10 minutes to help you lose weight and build muscle

Most of us have the option of going to the gym at two points in the day: before work, or after work. Both of these timeframes are peak hours, which …

Hooray for Pulses! 15 Protein-Packed Vegan Recipes That Feature Beans, Chickpeas, Lentils, and More! - One Green Planet

In case you didn’t know, 2016 is The Year of the Pulse. What’s a pulse? All pulses are legumes, but not all legumes are actually pulses. Pulses …

10 fruits and vegetables you should be eating more of this summer

Plus, being outdoors more often increases your risk of dehydration and can aggravate skin sensitivities — so it is even more important to eat healthy fruits and vegetables, which provide some critical nutrients that your body needs during this season.<p>Here are 10 delicious, healthy fruits and …

7 Yoga Poses That'll Sculpt Those Sexy Side Abs

Bye, situps.<p>Crunches are so old school, and planks are effective, but totally boring. To get the killer side abs of your dreams, forget snooze-worthy, repetitive moves—and bust out your yoga mat instead. <i>(Tone up and chill out with our Flat Belly Yoga routine!)</i><p>Apparently, the trick to nabbing a …

Workouts

12 Foods Your Vagina Wants You to Eat

An apple a day…<p><i>This article was written by Marygrace Taylor and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>If your vagina could talk, she'd probably ask for a snack. Turns out, the right foods and beverages can keep your vagina healthy, ease discomfort, stave off infections, and even spice things up a …

Women's Health

Can meditation and psychedelics have the same benefits for your mind?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Do you ever find yourself worrying about an upcoming situation, even though similar past experiences have worked out fine? Or do you worry about your relationship or finances in a way that is out of proportion with your actual circumstances? These are classic symptoms of anxiety.<p>Anxiety …

Consciousness

'Is it normal to have sex when you don't want to?' Shockingly, there are many women who don't know the answer, says a writer campaigning to put them right

When novelist Holly Bourne started working at an advice website for young adults, she was shocked to find that this was the most frequently asked …

How harassment, in many forms, continually mark women in sports as "others"

I had a peculiar experience during the first MLS game I worked as a member of the press. Minutes before the game was about to start, I decided to pop …

What Beyoncé teaches us about the African diaspora in ‘Lemonade’

By now, countless think pieces and listicles have broken down Beyoncé’s ode to black womanhood in her latest visual album “Lemonade.” But the …

8 Wedding Ideas to Steal for Your Next Dinner Party

Take all that Pinterest inspiration and throw a glamorous party any day.<p>Take all that Pinterest inspiration and throw a glamorous party any day.

Weddings

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

<i>(Looking for a program that will help you get a flat tummy—and keep it that way? With our Lose Belly Fat—For Good routines, you can see results in as little as two weeks.)</i><p>Cosgrove's response: "Running is just one exercise, but no one questions that when it comes to burning fat." (Another great way …

Need Clean Water? Just Add These Seeds

Shaken or stirred, it's all purified<p>Clean, drinkable water is unfortunately out of reach for hundreds of millions of people around the world, contributing to a vicious cycle of poverty and disease. People who have to spend large amounts of time finding safe water to drink don't have time for other …

7 Tips for the Best Birthday Cake Ever From a Master Cake Decorator

Bringing the perfect birthday cake to life in your kitchen doesn't require fondant or fancy tools with these tips.<p>Let's be honest: The best part of a birthday is the cake, replete with glossy icing, sprinkles, and the works. So when the folks behind Duff’s Cakemix in Los Angeles got a group of kids …

Dessert

Medical Schools Reboot For 21st Century

Medicine has changed a lot in the past 100 years. But medical training hasn't — until now. Spurred by the need to train a different type of doctor, some top medical schools around the U.S. are tearing up the textbooks and starting from scratch.<p>"We haven't taught people how to be specific about …