Formaldehyde is considered a “known human carcinogen” by the International Agency for Research on Cancer. More »‘Hidden’ high levels of cancer-causing formaldehyde found in e-cigarettes
Just because you’re consuming the recommended two-and-a-half cups of produce daily, doesn’t mean you’re reaping all the health benefits. More »7 ways you’re making your veggies less healthy
President Franklin D. Roosevelt famously said, “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” But for individuals with Urbach-Wiethe syndrome, a rare hereditary genetic disorder, a worse fear exists: Some with the condition run the risk of having the inability to feel any fear at all. More »Meet the woman who feels no fear
Go ahead, enjoy that morning mug. A new study suggests that people who are in the habit of drinking coffee regularly may be protected against malignant melanoma, the leading cause of skin-cancer death in the United States. More »Coffee may protect against some skin cancers
There’s a lot of talk these days about not just finding a healthy weight, but finding your “happy weight.” If you’ve spent most of your life falling at various places along the weight spectrum, this concept might seem a bit too abstract to be helpful. More »How to find your 'happy weight'
Should we fight acne with the same mentality the government applies when educating Americans to eat a healthy diet — with a food pyramid? More »Acne food pyramid reveals how to eat for clear skin
That washboard stomach still eluding you? Try a few extra tricks to get your abs into gear More »7 Secrets To Getting A Flat Tummy (Without Exercise)
There are a ton of exercises that will get your blood pumping and muscles working (lookin’ at you squats and push-ups), however, one move stands out above the rest. And while for some (okay, most), it’s also one of the most dreaded. More »This might just be the best total-body exercise
There are lots of ways to lose weight these days. You could clamp off part of your stomach, take up ultra-marathoning, or sample any number of chemical shakes, cocktails, medications, injections, pudding cups, synthetic meals or genetically modified livestock. You could also burn off more calories than you consume, but who has time for that noise when we live in the future? More »The 7 Worst Ways To Lose Weight
This past week, Yolanda Foster took to her Bravo TV blog to apologize for her recent absence from the Web. “Although writing is usually my favorite thing to do, I unfortunately have lost the ability to do so in an intelligent matter [sic] at this time,”she explains. More »Yolanda Foster: With Lyme disease, 'I have lost the ability to read, write, or even watch TV'
Constant yawning, dark circles and regular coffee-fixes are the tell tale signs of a bad night’s sleep. If you find yourself constantly clock-watching until bedtime, then you need more z’s, ASAP. Never underestimate the power of sleep. You might think you can function on four hours, but it will catch up with you eventually. Here are 5 reasons to visit the land of nod. More »Surprising Symptoms That Mean You Need More Sleep
Most people think of the paleo diet as the meat lover’s way to lose weight. But some people with autoimmune conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus, are turning to a refined paleo version to improve life-disrupting symptoms such as pain and fatigue. While medical experts not affiliated with the plan offer mixed feedback, patients willing to make the effort say the autoimmune paleo diet improves their quality of life. More »Is the Autoimmune Paleo Diet Legit?
Everyone who has ever been sick has been faced with these questions: Is your condition bad enough to get yourself, or your kids, out of bed and into a doctor’s office? Or, if sickness strikes on a weekend or after hours — which it always seems to, right? — when should you hit the walk-in or ER? More »Got The Flu? Here's When To Head To The ER
The butt has gotten a lot of attention lately (see: J.Lo’s “Booty,” Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda,” and Meghan Trainor’s “All About That Bass” — none of which are leaving our workout playlists any time soon), so we decided to create an exercise routine that will get that booty in gear. More »Transform Your Butt In Just 6 Moves
There are more kinds of milk out there than ever—soy, almond, coconut. But just as dizzying is the array of choices for plain old cow’s milk. Our milk primer, covering organic milk, omega-3-fortified milk, UHT milk, and more, can help. More »Is Organic Milk Worth It?
Blogger Gracie Carroll, our Toronto localist-at-large, shares her weekly diary of the best shops, restaurants, events and style news from the Six. More »Toronto Style Diary: Fresh Cold-Pressed Juices are Here
Whether you’re a whizz in the kitchen or culinary-clueless, there are certain meals everyone should know how to make. If you’re guilty of turning to takeaways for essential nutrients, it’s time to throw away the menus and turn to health-boosting recipes that leave you looking and feeling great. If your New Year ambition is to ditch bad eating habits, this is a good place to start. Forget giving-up chocolate and sweets, and concentrate on eating well with these 6 dishes. More »6 Healthy Meals Everyone Should Know How To Make
We need to be kinder to ourselves — our health depends on it! But accepting your body is tough in our culture. And it’s not just a matter of flipping a switch and deciding to love your thighs; it takes conscious effort. Believe me, it’s something I’ve been working at my whole life and something I spent a lot of time researching for my new book 20 Pounds Younger. For starters, try working these simple reinforcement practices into your life. More »10 Ways To Boost Your Body Love
I’ve spent the last 15 years as a “yo-yo” dieter — I am forever losing weight by dieting and then subsequently regaining it. More »I Tried 10 Diets In 50 Days — Here's What Actually Worked
You probably have at least an extra 20 minutes in your day, almost every day. If you take that time and go for a short, brisk walk, you may boost your lifespan by up to 30 percent. More »Walk 20 minutes a day to live longer
Think vaginas are ugly, stinky, and never-changing? Think again. More »8 myths you should stop believing about vaginas