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13 Easy Ways To Eat More Protein At Every Meal

Getty Images There’s a reason why protein and fitness go hand-in-hand: When you pump iron, protein repairs the tiny tears that strength training creates in your muscles, which helps them grow bigger, faster. You have to take in protein all day long—not just at dinner—if you want...

I Can't Believe It's Vegan Pasta Carbonara!

[Photographs: Vicky Wasik] Get the Recipe Vegan Carbonara Pasta As many of our readers know, for one month every year, Kenji undertakes the Vegan Experience. I have never joined him. This year, though, I decided it was time to devote at least some of my own efforts to vegan recipes. So,...

This Bowl of Japanese Comfort Food Can Be On Your Table in 20

Chicken: check. Eggs: check. Rice: check. Salty, savory, slurp-worthy sauce: check. On the table in less than twenty minutes: check! All clear for a weeknight dinner worthy of a regular spot in the rotation. A popular Japanese dish, both in restaurants and homes, oyako don (spelled elsewhere as one word,...

8 Daily Practices Designed To Invite More Cash: A Holistic Money Expert Explains

​Money Mondays is a series focused on the intersection of finances and well-being. We believe money is one of the last taboos in the wellness world: Why is it that we can talk about our sex lives and not our salaries? With an underlying drive to empower, we’re aiming to address...

8 Household Items You Never Need to Buy Again

Making a list and heading to your local superstore to stock up on household necessities? You can permanently cross these eight disposable items off your list. Reusable alternatives are not only far better for our Earth, but in the long run, far better for our pockets, too, since you don't have to keep...

Cure Everything With These 15 Essential Oils

It’s undeniable that smell is a potent wizard. Aromatherapy is an often undervalued holistic and complementary therapy, but the field is blossoming. Now more than ever, healthcare professionals are incorporating essential oils into their offerings and others are turning to them to dive deeper...

Food of the Week: Asparagus

What's New and Beneficial about Asparagus At WHFoods, we have always emphasized the importance of minimal and exact cooking times, especially for vegetables. For example, we like to reduce our recommended Healthy Sauté time for asparagus from 5 minutes to 3 minutes if the spears are on the thinner...

​The First Weed Gym Will Open Up In California

Photograph by Getty Images Now you can get sweaty, swole, and stoned all at once A gym owner in San Francisco wants to help you get fitter and stronger and maybe a little stoned in the process. Jim McAlpine, owner of the soon-to-be Power Plant Fitness — the country’s first cannabis gym — will...

Turmeric Black Pepper Latte

Happy Saturday friends! We’re currently having a lazy morning that’s consisted of smoothies and Shark Tank… a.k.a, our Saturday morning “cartoon”. It’s dark and drizzly outside so we’re likely not leaving the house anytime soon. I thought I’d take a second to pop in and share this super...

Making Sense of Exercise Contraindications

I've got a wonky shoulder. Actually, the term "wonky" probably doesn't do it justice. As of a MRI in 2014, here's what I've got: "There is a high-grade partial thickness articular surface tear of the posterior fibers of the supraspinatus that measures 15 mm AP x 15 mm RL. The undersurface...

This 4-Move Dumbbell Workout Will Spark Your Metabolism

Photograph by Rodale ​This quick total-body workout will burn fat and build muscle without a ton of equipment All you need is two dumbbells to perform this metabolism-igniting workout.  With no rest between each exercise and just 30 seconds of rest between rounds, this circuit will fire up your heart...

Your 4-Step Plan For Killing Sugar Cravings

Getty Images If you have a tough time resisting those cookies on the conference table, you’re not alone. While the American Heart Association recommends women have no more than six teaspoons (100 calories) of added sugar per day in their diets, the Centers for Disease Control reports that...

The REAL Reason Why A Hot Sex Life Makes You So Much Happier

In the first experiment, the researchers recruited 335 Americans online and quizzed them about their relationships, how often they had sex, how happy they were, and how often they kissed or cuddled with their partners. Researchers then repeated the experiment with 74 couples from San Francisco. While...

Baby Rattles Recalled: Possible Choking Hazard

March 3, 2017 -- Hundreds of thousands of baby rattles have been recalled in the United States and Canada due to a possible choking hazard. A clear plastic disc on the outside of the ball-shaped Kids II Oball Rattle can break and the small beads inside the disc pose a choking hazard to young children,...

Urine Present in all Pools: Study

March 3, 2017 -- Here's something to think about the next time you dive into a pool. Researchers tested 31 pools and hot tubs in Canada and found evidence of urine in all of them. On average, there were 8 gallons of urine in a 110,000-gallon pool and 18.5 gallons of urine in a 220,000-gallon pool, USA...

This Move Will Sculpt The Lower Abs Of Your Dreams

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A Vegan Cookbook for People Who Aren't Vegan—or Cooks

Jessica Prescott wrote and shot her entire cookbook, Vegan Goodness, in her one bedroom Berlin apartment. It's also where she runs her blog, Wholy Goodness. Photo by Bobbi Lin The book stands out, quite literally, among other vegan cookbooks because it's incredibly vibrant—just look at that...

How to Stop Feeling Anxious Right Now

While it’s normal to get nervous about an important event or life change, about 40 million Americans live with an anxiety disorder, which is more than the occasional worry or fear. Anxiety disorders can range from a generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), which is intense worrying that you can’t...

​Ed Sheeran, Hero, Got Drunk and Hit Justin Bieber in the Face With a Golf Club

Photograph by Getty Images Sheeran is truly doing God's work. Ed Sheeran has done what the rest of us have always wanted to: Hit Justin Bieber in the face. His weapon of choice? A golf club. Marvelous. Sheeran and Bieber are apparently good friends. So good, in fact, that they thought it would be hilarious...

​How WWE’s “Big Show” Lost 70 Pounds and Transformed His Body

Photograph by Getty Images; Twitter.com/WWEthebigshow ​The wrestling champion can finally see his abs The “Big Show” isn’t looking so big anymore: The WWE Grand Slam Champion has dropped 70 pounds after overhauling his training routine and diet, according to a recent interview he did with WWE.com....

What Bob Harper's Heart Attack Teaches Us About Diet & Exercise

When a fitness guru suffers a heart attack, where does that leave the rest of us? Bob Harper's heart attack, just a few weeks ago, is leaving many people wondering just that. You may know Harper, 51, as star trainer turned host from NBC's The Biggest Loser. He has authored several weight-loss books...

You May Want to Marry My Husband

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'I Drank Lemon Water Every Day for 2 Weeks—Here’s What Happened'

Some proponents of lemon water claim that it aids digestion, detoxifies the liver, erases age spots, speeds up your metabolism, helps with depression and anxiety, relieves heartburn, wards off cancer, and reduces inflammation. I was skeptical that it could do all those things, but I figured if it does...

This Is What It's Like To Suffer From Anxiety And An Eating Disorder At The Same Time

“You’re okay, just breathe,” I thought to myself, but louder voices overpowered mine, reprimanding me for eating a sandwich and feeling full while in a bathing suit. Feeling full has always set me off. If I'm not empty, I'm anxious. I felt so much and nothing all at once. Surrounded...

Apparently Peeps Oreos Will Turn Your Tongue And Poop Pink

  A post shared by Anike (@likeucoulddobetter) on Feb 26, 2017 at 12:04pm PST Only there's kind of a big issue: The cookies are apparently turning peoples' poop pink. According to users on Twitter and Instagram, it starts with the saliva, BuzzFeed reports. Many people are even posting that...

7 Sex Positions That Work Your G-Spot And Clit—At The Same Time

Getty Images When a certain sex position feels amazing, it's safe to assume that it's hitting either your G-spot or your clitoris. But what about positions that—wait for it—stimulate both hot spots at the same time? Yes, those magical unicorn positions do exist and they're bound to result...

‘My Husband And I Wake Up 30 Minutes Early Every Day To Spend Time With Each Other’

Matt Fugate, a professional hairstylist, and Laura Gammel, the communications director of Starworks Group, decided that for all of 2017, Matt would do Laura's hair every morning. They're calling it the #365DayHairChallenge. RELATED: 12 Daily Habits of Super-Happy Couples Other than making every woman...

Nike Is Rolling Out Plus-Sized Fitness Wear

RELATED: I HIT THE GYM IN JUST A SPORTS BRA—HERE'S WHAT HAPPENED "Nike recognizes that women are stronger, bolder, and more outspoken than ever," the organization said in a statement. "In today's world, sport is no longer something that she does, it's who she is. The days where we have to add...

‘I Ate Oatmeal Every Morning For A Month—Here’s What Happened'

Related: 6 Recipes With The Perfect Balance Of Healthy Saturated Fats For the low cost of a giant carton of oats, I was sold on switching up my morning routine. Here's what happened when I swapped my eggs for oatmeal every day for a month:  I found out exactly how I like my oatmeal. That...

I Can't Stop Laughing at This Parody of 'Chef's Table'

If you’ve ever seen an episode of Chef’s Table, the David Gelb-helmed Netflix show that's now on its third season, you’ll recognize that it's got certain, unmistakable aesthetic flourishes. There are languid, handsome interstitial shots of plaintive chefs, ambling through mossy settings and picking...

Colon Cancer Rates, Deaths Drop in People Over 50

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Asian Beef Zoodle Soup (Whole30)

Asian Beef Zoodle Soup (Whole30) 4 Smart Points 241 Calories A quick, flavorful Vietnamese-inspired nood-less pho subs zucchini for rice noodles. So easy, the steak is sliced thin and cooks less than a minute in the ginger-garlic beef broth. Top this with fresh lime, basil, cilantro, jalapeno...

This 2018 Range Rover Velar Instantly Makes Every Other SUV Look Dated

Photograph by Range Rover ​Sleek and capable, this luxury off-roader is a shot across Porsche's bow. “Whoa” is the first thing that comes to mind when looking at Range Rover’s newest model, the 2018 Velar. It’s as if you drove a Range Rover through a pool of lava and somehow emerged with...

​Watch This 90-Year-Old Crank 24 Pull-Ups On His Birthday

Photograph by ​In classic old-dude gym sandals, no less Old people at the gym are sort of freaky, because they sometimes look like any single exercise could reduce them to a pile of flappy skin and bone powder. However, we love to be shown exceptions at Men’s Health, and as eternal endorsers of...

Crispy Eggplant “Bacon”

After trying my hand at coconut bacon and loving the flavor, I was left hoping for a texture that was closer to the real thing. Enter: Eggplant. We’ve used eggplant to make delicious things like Baba Ganoush, Harissa Eggplant Dip, Eggplant Lasagna Roll-Ups, and Cashew-Less Vegan Queso,...

Want To Improve Your Gut Health? Do These 6 Things First

After years of struggling with mysterious health issues and illnesses, visiting doctor after doctor, taking test after test, and spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on my health, it all boiled down to one simple answer for me: toxicity. Our bodies were built to deal with natural pollution created...

These Simple Tools Bust Through Negative Energy Like Nobody's Business

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This 2018 Range Rover Velar Instantly Makes Every Other SUV Look Dated

​Sleek and capable, this luxury off-roader is a shot across Porsche's bow....

The Best Running Songs: March Playlist

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Hike Up Your Workout with This Trail-Ready Training Plan

To kick off week one, it's important for hiking newbies to pick up a pair of hiking shoes from a legit sportswear store. That's because the right shoe can actually help prevent injuries, like killer blisters, Achilles tendonitis, and knee pain. Ask the staff if they're used to fitting hiking boots,...

The Best Running Songs: March Playlist

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For Young Runner’s Widow, Race Medals Provide Comfort

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The Disgusting Truth About How Much Meat Is Really In Your Subway Chicken Sandwich

A&W Chicken Grill Deluxe — 89.4 percent chicken DNA McDonald’s Country Chicken — 84.9 percent chicken DNA Tim Hortons Chipotle Grilled Chicken Wrap — 86.5 percent chicken DNA Wendy’s Grilled Chicken Sandwich — 88.5 percent chicken DNA Because Subway’s score...

No-Cream Weeknight Alfredo To Make From A Nearly Empty Pantry

This article is brought to you by Clarkson Potter. Head here to learn more about the recently released cookbook Back Pocket Pasta by Colu Henry. If you ask any number of my friends, as well as my husband, they'll all tell you that the food I take comfort in is Italian in origin—and most of the time,...

Go Pine Cone Foraging Now, Be Rewarded With Happier Potted Plants

I love this time of year. Winter looks like it’s finally waning (in the South at least), and I start to get excited about spring—and gardening. Before starting my container garden after the last frost, there’s one thing I always do to make caring for it easier and more efficient. Photo by...

Having Sex Once a Week Is the Equivalent of a $50,000 Raise

Photograph by Getty Images A new study shows the benefits of sex go way beyond feeling good Having sex at least once a week is the equivalent of earning an extra $50,000 per year, a new study suggests. Anybody who’s happy with their sex life might not be shocked to hear that, but researchers wanted...

Subway Chicken Strips Contain Less Than 50 Percent Chicken

Photograph by Getty Images ​Here’s what you’re really biting into when you order that foot-long Choose wisely before you chew: Your chicken sandwich might not even be chicken, according to a new CBC Marketplace investigation. The media company teamed up with Trent University in Canada to conduct...

11 Healthy Eating Secrets From Thailand

When my boyfriend suggested we travel to Thailand for our annual anniversary/Valentine's Day/his birthday vacation (yeah, somehow we managed to cram all of our romantic holidays into the same calendar week of the year!), I'll admit that I took a bit of convincing. "Think about the amazing food!!" he...

Drinking Urine Is The New Health Trend—But Is It Good For You?

We know, we're wrinkling our noses too, but the whispers about urotherapy in the wellness world have gotten too loud for us to ignore. A number of socialites, Hollywood actresses, Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, and top beauty names have mentioned the practice (although, because of its taboo nature,...

The #1 Mistake You're Making When Eating For Gut Health

We’re all trying to eat for better gut health around here, and we’d hate for simple mistakes to deter our journey.  With that in mind, we asked some of the country’s top functional  medicine doctors to weigh in on the top mistake most people make when eating for a great...