Smart ways to live healthfully, strategies for eating right, easy fitness plans, energy-boosting ideas and the most up-to-date prevention techniques for common health conditions.

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McDonald’s Stops Selling Salads After More Than 160 People Are Sickened

At the moment, this healthy choice isn’t so good for you.

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You Don't Have to Do Cardio to Lose Weight (But There's a Catch)

Turns out, cardio isn't necessary for shedding pounds, but it *is* still important to get your heart rate up.

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Weight Loss Journey: How My Co-Worker Helped Me Lose More Than 100 Pounds

At 272 pounds, Rene Falgout had resigned herself to a lifetime of obesity. But then she had a chat with someone at work ...

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Why Does Wine Give You a Headache?

Red wine is a wonderful thing—unless you're among the unlucky victims of wine-induced headaches. We break down the scien...

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Walking Is Considered Exercise—But Only If You Take This Many Steps Per Hour

New research confirms that walking is an effective exercise routine, as long as you're hitting these metrics.

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Weight Loss

Why Thicker Smoothies May Help You Lose Weight

A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has found that the thickness of a smoothie contribut...

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Drinking Coffee Might Help You Live Longer—Here's Why

Go ahead, celebrate with your 2nd—or 8th—cup.

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Why You Should Make Time for Yoga

You don’t have to be young, skinny or a human pretzel to enjoy the age-defying benefits of yoga. Anyone can learn it at ...

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