Healthy Lifestyle Tips

The healthy lifestyle tips in this guide can help you eat well, exercise and make the best choices for your health and wellness.

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    Here’s Why an Undercooked Burger Is More Dangerous Than Undercooked Steak

    You should never, ever eat a rare burger—here's why.


    Here’s How Many Calories Are in Your Favorite Doughnuts

    From glazed to jelly-filled, doughnuts have won your heart and sweet tooth—but some pack more calories than others.


    10 Signs You Might Have a Sugar Addiction

    These are the signs that your sweet tooth might actually be a serious sugar addiction—and something you need to address.


    The Symptoms and Causes of Food Poisoning Every Parent Should Know

    Your child isn't himself today; was it something he ate? A registered nurse explains the earliest signs of food poisoning,...


    There’s No Such Thing as a “Sugar Rush.” Here’s Why.

    New research says you shouldn't expect a rush when you eat sugar. In fact, you will probably crash instead.


    How to Tell the Difference Between Food Poisoning and a Stomach Bug

    So you're feeling terrible, but why? Knowing the reason for your upset stomach is the first step to feeling better....


    The Scary Reason You Shouldn’t Reuse Cooking Oil

    A recent study on the effects of reheated cooking oil on the body draws an alarming conclusion.


    The Dangerous Reason You Shouldn’t Eat from a Dented Can

    You may be tempted to ignore the dent in your can of beans, but you may want to think twice...

    Kick Your Cold with This Hot Toddy Recipe

    A traditional remedy for the common cold is also delicious: a cozy hot toddy. But why should a cocktail make...


    8 Ways to Boost Your Beauty Routine with Coconut Oil

    It's not just for the pantry! Coconut oil is moisturizing and skin soothing—find out why you need to keep a...


    Case Closed: This Is the Healthiest Coffee You Can Drink

    Give your health an extra boost by drinking coffee this one way.


    8 Healthy Habits Dietitians Teach to Their Family

    My mom, a registered dietitian, gave me advice on how to eat well and exercise—advice I still follow today.


    Here’s What Happens to Your Body After Eating a Fast Food Burger

    No one's ever claimed that burgers are health food, but even the occasional sandwich could wreak all kinds of havoc...


    8 Foods That Help With Seasonal Allergies—and 4 That Make Them Worse

    It's that time of year again. Beat the sneezes and sniffles with these foods that help allergies, plus the ones...


    10 Foods That Will Help You Fight a Summer Cold

    Ugh! Summer colds are the worst. Your friends are on the beach—but you're stuck indoors, with a stuffy nose, scratchy...


    Confirmed: What Doctors Think About the 5-Second Rule

    We've all dropped food on the floor, picked it up, and eaten it anyway, citing the "five-second rule." Here's what...

    13 Ways Green Living Can Make You Healthier

    You know reducing energy and waste is good for the environment, but did you know it’s good for your body...


    10 Ways Your Body Changes When You Start Drinking Enough Water

    The research is clear: Staying hydrated is one of the healthiest habits you can adopt. Here are all the ways...


    10 Unexpected Health Benefits of Spring Cleaning

    This season, “cleaning” is about more than just tidying up your house.


    8 Subtle Ways Your Kitchen Might Be Making You Sick

    Toxic chemicals and other harmful substances could be hiding all over your house. Here’s how to protect yourself and your...


    What Is Alkaline Water, Anyway?

    The latest healthy trend has everyone wondering—what is alkaline water? Learn more about the benefits and whether or not you...


    11 Ways You Didn’t Realize You’re Reading Food Labels Wrong

    Think those labels on your package are self-explanatory? Not so fast. Those words and numbers aren’t always what they appear.


    Dehydration Symptoms: 10 Signs You Need to Drink More Water

    If you've been experiencing headaches, forgetfulness or even irritability, it's time to grab your water bottle because these are just...


    Does Drinking Coffee Make You Anxious? Here’s Your Answer.

    The relationship between coffee and anxiety is tricky and can vary from person to person. For some of us, cutting...


    You Can Eat This Food to Help Fight Seasonal Allergies

    Spring has sprung, and so has the pollen! Luckily, relief is simple with one of our favorite foods that help...


    101 Easy Ways to Make Recipes Healthier

    You don't have to give up your favorite treats to stick to healthy recipes. Here are 101 quick and easy...