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Health Everything You Need to Know About Intermittent Fasting

Can you really consume anything you want and still lose weight? Almost. When it comes to intermittent fasting—dieting’s hottest trend since giving up sliced bread—it’s all in the timing.

By Amy Paturel, MPH
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Respect the Sun: The Best New Sunscreens, Protective Clothing, and Makeup with SPF

You’re smart enough to know you need to slather on sunscreen and use an SPF of at least 30. But there’s a lot more you c...

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11 Bodyweight Workouts from Top Instagram Trainers

Imagine top trainers teaching you how to sculpt a lean body—at zero cost. Check out this list of gurus and their must-tr...

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Family Health Checklist for Bug Bites

Know the difference between chigger and mosquito bites, learn how to remove a tick, ref flags, medicines, and more.

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Weight Loss Journey: How This Single Mom Lost Her Job and Took Control of Her Life

Amy Ruggiero, a 47-year-old accountant and mom of two from Connecticut, found herself jobless after 15 years in February ...

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How to Exercise Outside to Lose Weight

Try any of our walking/running, swimming, or biking workouts to help you have fun outdoors—and shed some pounds.

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How to Say No to Mom Guilt

I know, perhaps as well as anyone, that for women with kids there is almost always a hidden dark side to accomplishment ...

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Weight Loss Journey: Finding the Love of Her Life Showed This Mom How to Focus on Herself

Melissa Mountain, a 35-year-old Illinois mom of two, found herself weighing 250 pounds after leaving an abusive marriage...

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6 Signs You Might Have Alzheimer’s Disease

Every 65 seconds, someone in the United States develops this progressive brain disorder. Here are smart ways to judge wh...

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Weight Loss Journey: A Doctor’s Concerns Changed Her Attitude—and Her Life

Stacey Monahan weighed at least 230 pounds at one point. But after a visit to her doctor and a stern warning, she decide...

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Weight Loss Journey: After Years of Fad Diets, She Found Her Calling and Changed Her Life

At her heaviest, Kim Petrowski weighed 317 pounds. Years of fad diets didn’t deliver lasting results. She joined the ori...

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Everything You Need to Know About Intermittent Fasting

Can you really consume anything you want and still lose weight? Almost. When it comes to intermittent fasting—dieting’s ...

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