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How to Cut Back on the One Thing You’re Definitely Eating Too Much Of

Lately, nutritionists and dietitians have been telling us that we’re eating too much sugar — but what about the salty stuff? It’s not breaking news that we’re consuming too […]

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Want to Make a New Habit Stick? Do It at This Time Every Day, Study Says

I always tell myself that I am going to start writing down three things I’m grateful for every day, like I imagine Oprah and Tony […]

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The Unexpected Factor That Could Be Wreaking Havoc on Your Gut

If you’re anything like me, you’re constantly worrying about what you’re going to eat for your next meal, what bills you forgot to pay, if you […]

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New Study Finds Black Tea Could Have Weight-Loss Powers

Before you reach for your afternoon matcha latte pick-me-up, read this. New research from UCLA found that drinking black tea may aid in weight loss by […]

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The Problem With This Trendy Type of Workout, According to New Research

High-intensity interval training workouts have received high praise over the past few years — because isn’t the ideal workout one that requires just a little bit […]

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Why the Size of Your Breakfast Matters, According to New Research

There are a couple of questions that cross my mind nearly every day. The first is: I wonder if Kanye West and Jay Z have […]

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The Checkup: Sitting at Work Is Terrible for You, But So Is Doing This

• We’ve been told time and time again that sitting too much is terrible for us. But a new study shows that standing too much much at work also […]

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PSA: Bedbugs Are Really Into Your Dirty Laundry

Four years ago, I found myself sitting with my boyfriend, my dog and my two cats, huddled in my Saturn sedan in the parking lot of […]

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This New Study Will Convince You to Stop Binge-Watching TV After Work

There’s nothing quite like getting home after work, hunkering down on the couch and catching up on ALL the Game of Thrones. But you may want […]

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How to Bounce Back From Failure (It’s the Opposite of What You Think)

When we fail, we’re often bombarded with Pinterest quotes telling us to stop dwelling on the past and Taylor Swift songs telling us to “shake […]

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The Case for Eating More Fat, According to Two New Studies

Americans have been fearful of fat for decades (blame the sugar industry), and many still are. (See: low-fat yogurts galore lining the shelves of your […]

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Study: This Is Exactly How Often You Should Be Moving If You Sit All Day

For years, we’ve been berated for sitting. It’s ingrained in our temporal lobes that sitting at home, at our jobs, and even on the plane is, […]

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Here’s Exactly How Long to Dunk an Oreo in Milk, According to Science

Attention, attention! The answer to one of the most pressing questions of all time — that is, how long should one dunk an oreo for the […]

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The Checkup: The Happy Hour Mistake That Could Be Poisoning You

• Attention, all Moscow mule lovers: The Instagram-worthy copper mug holding your favorite delicious happy hour cocktail may be poisoning you. As public health officials recently pointed out, copper […]

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The Checkup: The Undercover Health Issue You Should Be Paying Attention To 

• Loneliness: It’s not necessarily something we think about as related to health, but it is. And according to a recent review of studies from AARP, […]