How to Head Off Sneaky Weight Gain

Slow and sneaky weight gain usually happens over time — on average one pound a year — so it’s not always obvious at first, especially…

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Health Screenings Every Woman Needs

Mammogram? Check. Pap test? Check. Blood pressure? Check. Hearing and vision? Check. Screenings are an important part of maintaining women’s health. They can detect disease…

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Exercise Your Right to Fight Disease

Research consistently tells you just how important exercise is for health. It can help head off heart disease, stroke, diabetes and many types of cancer,…

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Cauliflower: The Versatile Substitute for High-Carb Veggies

If you’d like to lighten up on carbs without compromising the taste of dishes you love, make cauliflower “rice” your go-to substitute ingredient. Cauliflower is…

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Breakfast Not So Important to Weight Loss After All, Study Finds

For years, you’ve probably heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day if you’re trying to maintain a healthy weight. But new…

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A Prescription for Feeling Young Forever

You know about the value of exercise for heart health and for staying strong and independent as you age. There’s also proof that exercise keeps…

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Soup’s On: Quick, Nutritious, Figure-Friendly Recipes

Making soup is an easy way to get your veggies while having a warming, low-calorie meal. Soups can also double as easy lunches that just…

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7 Ways to Cut Calories in Beverages

When counting calories, don’t forget those in beverages. You might not realize how many you’re drinking. For instance, if you have a fancy coffee to…

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Are You Sabotaging Your Sex Life?

Research confirms that a good sex life is a key to strong feelings of intimacy and satisfaction for both partners in a relationship. Yet for…

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Flexibility: A Must at Every Age

Flexibility is a component of all types of movement — from everyday activities to the most rigorous exercises. Being flexible helps you stay mobile and…

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A Better Way to Look at Food

A “low-energy-dense food diet” sounds like just another weight loss fad, but it’s an approach with decades of research behind it. The concept is simple:…

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Creating a Home Gym on the Cheap

A state-of-the-art home gym might not just be beyond the scope of your budget, it also might be beyond the scope of available space. But…

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