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The Best Birthday Gift You'll Ever Receive: Self-Compassion

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 09.12.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

One thing is for sure -- charting your own destiny can be extremely liberating providing you first lighten up -- on yourself! Have some self-compassion.

Processed Feud: How the Food Industry Shapes Nutrition

Andy Bellatti | Posted 07.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Andy Bellatti

Public health and nutrition dialogues need clear, explicit messages. Naturally-occurring sugars and added sugars are very different animals. The same goes for processed foods. How is it that a national nutrition organization can simply choose not to recognize that cooking a pot of oatmeal is vastly different from making a Three Musketeers bar in a processing plant?

Skinny Dip!

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 08.26.2014 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

Don't be shy. Dive right into this nutrient-packed skinny dip. The addition of zucchini makes our guacamole recipe even more refreshingly tasty. Zucch...

Leonardo DiCaprio Takes Skin Care to a New Level

Tim Schmidt | Posted 07.20.2014 | Style
Tim Schmidt

Are there any "real" skin care benefits behind vitamin c infused showers? With any new concept, there is little research and varied opinions.

If Coconut Water Is the New Kale, Count Me In

Christine Chen | Posted 07.14.2014 | Hawaii
Christine Chen

I'm coming to grips with the fact that I must budget for this relatively new obsession of mine, but I don't mind. Feeling energetic, not taking sick days, glowing from the inside out... it's all priceless.

Functional Foods: A Fix to Highlight after National Nutrition Month

Michael Zacka | Posted 04.01.2014 | Business
Michael Zacka

Very public efforts to improve health and prevent disease by eating right have also spurred the food and beverage industries to develop promising and innovative products that will help individuals as well as stimulate companies' sales.

6 Great Tips to Better Skin

Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D. | Posted 05.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D.

Beauty is not only skin deep. Instead, true beauty and great skin come from what we eat and how we live.

Nutrition Label 2.0: Bigger, Bolder, Better

Andy Bellatti | Posted 04.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Andy Bellatti

These changes are undoubtedly a victory for health advocates. As First Lady Michelle Obama put it: "This is a big deal, and it's going to make a big difference for families all across this country." They could also create a crisis for the food industry.

Vitamin C Linked With Reduced Stroke Risk

Posted 02.19.2014 | Healthy Living

Making sure you get enough vitamin C could help protect you from stroke, a small new study suggests. Research presented at the annual meeting of th...

Beauty Routine: What Is in Martha Stewart's Vanity

Marta Wohrle | Posted 03.15.2014 | Style
Marta Wohrle

Martha Stewart is a face mask lover and, in this, she is woman after my own heart. I don't use a face mask every day (as Martha seems to), but several times a week and my favorite is Royal Nectar's Bee Venom Mask.

Fun and Fruitful: Cranberries

Indie Lee | Posted 01.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Indie Lee

Before you toss those leftovers on Friday morning, take a look at this quick cranberry DIY mask and glow throughout the holidays.

Healthy Or Harmful? 5 Surprising Nutrients You Can Overdo

Posted 11.12.2013 | Healthy Living

By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD We've all been schooled about the unhealthy things we should limit, like sugar and sodium. But there are also some healt...

Attack of the Gluten Intolerant Sex Addicts

Mark Morford | Posted 09.30.2013 | Comedy
Mark Morford

There is some interesting news. It is very likely you are not. Gluten intolerant, that is. Few people really are, few really have full-blown celiac disease. But it sure is interesting to notice how many want to believe they are.

Out of Sight, Out of Mind

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 09.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

How long does it really take to change a habit? I definitely don't think the 21 days my friend referenced is enough, and if my experience is any guide, the 45 days isn't long enough to really change a habit, either.

Cosmetics n' Chaos: 10 Things That'll Keep You Fresh During Summer Music Fests

Kristen Ma | Posted 08.11.2013 | Style
Kristen Ma

Anyone who has been to a music festival knows that it involves a whole lotta bodies, sweat and, if you're lucky, public urination. I get through it by keeping a stash of strategic beauty items to keep me feeling fresh and clean. Here's what's in my music festival mayhem beauty survival kit.

Try These 8 Items To Slow The Aging Process

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 06.19.2013 | Fifty

There are lots of tricks out there designed to make people look and feel younger. For example, one study showed that just the scent of grapefruit can ...

Yes, The Same Guy Made Both 'The Sunscreen Song' & 'The Great Gatsby'

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 04.30.2013 | Entertainment

If the name Baz Luhrmann sounds familiar and you're not a film buff, it's probably because he released "Everybody's Free (To Wear Sunscreen)," a late-...

Preventing And Treating Influenza With Natural Medicines

Alan R. Gaby, M.D. | Posted 03.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Alan R. Gaby, M.D.

Vaccinations and antiviral drugs are not the only options available for preventing and treating influenza. There is some scientific evidence that that certain nutrients and herbs may also be useful.

Whatever Happened To Mandy Moore?

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.08.2013 | Celebrity

You know those stars who blow up for all of about five minutes -- or five years, if they're lucky -- and then disappear into the ether? The ones whom ...

The Best Way To Fight A Cold

Posted 12.11.2012 | Healthy Living

By Joe Donatelli for Shape.com If you smell onions in someone’s socks over the next few weeks, do not be alarmed. That person is probably just fi...

Are Vitamins Effective? From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

While you should always aim to get an adequate supply of vitamins and minerals from whole foods, health and nutrition expert Joy Bauer assured me that...

WATCH: Is There A Danger In Taking Too Many Vitamins?, From Dr. Nancy Snyderman

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

Should you be taking vitamin supplements? If so, which ones? Dr. Nancy Snyderman, health expert, joined me to discuss the benefits and potential dang...

Do You Need Vitamins And Supplements?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 07.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

A balanced diet of fresh, nutritious foods is still the ideal way to get the vitamins and minerals that your body needs. Still, millions of Americans automatically pop supplements every day, and some go so far as to take massive-dose "mega-vitamins."

7 Foods With More Vitamin C Than An Orange

The Huffington Post | Laura Schocker | Posted 04.27.2012 | Healthy Living

Oranges have some pretty good PR behind them -- for years, we've turned to the citrus as our go-to source for vitamin C. And while that reputation ...

Healthy Lifestyle Primer For Dummies

Penny Love | Posted 06.09.2012 | Women
Penny Love

Should you get the flu vaccine? Maybe you've been called a Cougar and are pondering Botox (Kathie Lee's looks pretty good). How about the life-lengthening benefits of drinking wine?