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Your All-in-One Guide to the Best Vegan Sources of Protein

With the rise in popularity of ingredients like tempeh and chia seeds, getting your fill of protein on a plant-based diet doesn’t have to be a challenge. In fact, options are pretty limitless and flexible these days, and it’s important to know your options, what each of them offers, and how you can …

These neurons let us wake up in the middle of the night

Researchers have identified a group of neurons that may keep us awake even when we want to sleep.<p>The findings, from research with mice, have …

Neuroscience

How Much Sugar Is in Wine?

Grapes are fruit. Grapes make wine. Fruit has sugar. So by the transitive property, wine has sugar, right? And aren't we supposed to be cutting back on sugar?<p><i>The New York Times</i> recently addressed the whole wine-sugar question in an article that points out that, yes, there is some sugar in wine. But …

Meng: Plug-in Creativity and a Platform to Experiment

<b>LONDON, United Kingdom —</b> The eponymous founder of London-based design studio Meng has built her luxury silk brand by nurturing creativity and finding …

Dutch households will use servers to heat their showers for free

A small trial for a clever idea<p>You know just from using a laptop that computers give off a lot of excess heat. For data centers containing tens of thousands of servers, this is a big problem, wasting energy and money. To try and mitigate this, companies have experimented with moving facilities to …

“A Friend of a Friend” Is No Longer the Best Way to Find a Job

How do you get a job these days? The answer often involves networking — it isn’t what you know, it’s whom, we’re told. But what does that mean? After all, we’re connected to many people, in countless ways. So who can actually help? What kinds of relationships should we try to use when we are …

Employment

The 5 natural beauty cult faves that January Jones relies on

When it comes to her skin-care game, January Jones is no Betty Draper. In other words, the <i>Mad Men</i> star—whose Instagram has a reputation for being …

16 Natural Beauty Product Winners from the 2018 Readers' Choice Awards

The ballots are in. The votes are counted. The winners are ready for their drumroll. Presenting the 16 natural beauty products — which are free of parabens, phthalates, sodium lauryl sulfate, triclosan, talc, mineral oil, petrolatum, formaldehyde, toluene, and chemical sunscreens — that Allure …

Skin Care

Emma Watson's Natural Beauty Guru Sells the Most Instagrammable Products

Meet Imelda Burke, the founder of London’s coolest organic skincare shop.<p>Emma Watson is one of the fashion industry’s most vocal celebrity advocates for sustainably-made clothing. For last year’s Met Gala, she worked with the sustainability-focused consultancy Eco-Age to design a Calvin Klein gown …

Skin Care

Why a shampoo-scrub might be the best hair product of the year

You already know that exfoliating your skin is key to a healthy complexion. But what about your hair? Lately, there’s been an influx of exfoliating …

4 High Protein Breakfast Foods For Weight Loss

Trying to get in shape for summer? Well now that it's just around the corner, it's time to head to the gym and start loading up on protein! Protein …

Should you take a vitamin D supplement every day?

To take or not to take? That is the question.<p>There has been much discussion recently about Vitamin D and its role in preventing various chronic …

7 Ways to Jump-Start Your Metabolism

When your metabolism is running like a well-oiled machine, your body is working for you. Not only can it make maintaining (or losing) weight a little …

Nutrition

Which health foods lie to us? How to decipher confusing packaging

Staying healthy can be confusing as hell. One minute fat is public enemy number one, the next it’s acceptable to be a glutton for unsaturated fats …

The truth about dairy consumption and cancer

This is one big myth than needs quashing.<p>Unfortunately, despite the huge advances of modern medicine, we are all still going to die. Despite …

The Best Drink That Speeds Up Your Metabolism All Day (It's Not Coffee!)

Keeping your metabolism in check is much more important than you'd think. Having a slow metabolism can lead to tons of health problems: faster weight …

Five Milk Myths Busted

As milk-drinkers everywhere raise a glass this World Milk Day, I'll explore the most prevalent myths that still persist around the consumption of …

Nutrition

This high-street moisturiser is sold every 18 seconds

When a product proves so in-demand that it crashes a website, starts a waiting list or consistently sells out, it's a pretty good indicator that it's …

Skin Care

These Tips Will Make Losing Those Last 5 Pounds So Much Easier

You can totally do these.<p>Counting every calorie, measuring out portions, and staring down the calories burned counter on the treadmill are all the freaking worst. The good news is that they're also totally unnecessary.<p>Yup, if you're looking to lose five-ish pounds it's vital to focus on the bigger …

15 Foods a Nutritionist Always Keeps in Her Fridge

From dairy-free pesto to sauerkraut, these are the essentials Cynthia Sass, RD, likes to have on hand.<p>Healthy eating is my foundation, and I like to …

4 Foods You Think Are Healthy That May Not Be

From the fat-free food boom of the '80s to the Atkins diet craze of the '90s — we've learned our fair share of history lessons on short-lived food …

What ACTUALLY happens to your body when you eat artificial sweetener

One of the first things we’re recommended to cut back on if we’re trying to adopt a healthier diet is sugar. Excess amounts of sweets increase our …

Your Midnight Snacking Habit Won't Throw Your Sleep Schedule Off

We keep hearing that late snacks wreck your sleep, but the science doesn't back that up.<p>Here’s one reason <i>not</i> to feel guilty about that 11PM binge on …

Sleep

The Art of Mindful Eating

<i>Mindful eating is about paying close attention to your food and desire to eat.</i><p>As a runner with a bit of a wonky stomach, I try to plan out my meals …

Nutrition

This Might Be the Easiest & Tastiest Snack Formula

Sticky, sweet dates have many wonderful uses. They can be chopped up for a salad, blended into a smoothie, or even made into caramels. They don't, …

Rodale Wellness Is Now Books for Better Living - Books for Better Living

<p>Rodale Wellness has found a new home with Books for Better Living, and we’re excited to welcome you all to our community! With our health and …

Slow Cooker Chicken Adobo

A Look at 10 Minimalist Scandinavian Cabins

After a tough, dark winter, the arrival of summer sends Scandinavians off to vacation homes and cabins to enjoy longer days surrounded by nature.<p>Thanks to their love of minimalist design and respect for their surroundings, Scandinavians have created some incredible getaways in beautiful bucolic …

Squalane Is the Best Moisturizer for Summer's Sticky Humidity—Here's Why

Winter is summer's best PR, so by the time hot weather rolls around, we're ready—give us all the warm nights, convincingly realistic bronze limbs, and outdoor dining. This is our fantasy of summer. The reality is much more sticky, because we always, very optimistically, forget humidity. Our love of …