Real Bodies in a Virtual World

The Web is full of opportunities for self-comparison — and self-judgment. Here’s how to protect your body confidence.


Homemade Condiments

Made-from-scratch staples like mayo, ketchup, mustard, and salad dressing are healthier than store-bought options. And they’re easy to make, too!


General Mills to Drop Artificial Dyes From Its Cereal Line

Three popular brands will be reformulated before the end of the year.


What to Try Now: Little Free Library

Little Free Libraries are sharing books, improving literacy, and fostering community worldwide.


Definitive Dallas Hartwig

Dallas Hartwig knows a lot about health. And he’s pretty sure a lot of people are getting it all wrong.


The Workout: Contrast Training (Video)

See the moves for this double-duty workout in action.


On the Trail to Machu Picchu

Our fitness editor’s “what if” curiosity leads to a transformational trek in the Andes.


The Sipping Point

Many women are drinking more than ever before. Are you one of them?


Gut Check: How an Aging Digestive System Can Affect Your Health

It’s no secret that our bodies change as we get older. The things we notice — joint pain, graying hair, wrinkles, and the rest — are mostly annoyances. But what goes on in our gut can have a real impact on our health and longevity. The gut harbors most of the immune system, and it’s… Read more »


Users of Proton Pump Inhibitors More Likely to Suffer Heart Attacks

A new study finds a greater risk of heart attacks in patients using the gastrointestinal drugs.


How to Stop Playing Small

Ten ways to overcome short-term limitations in the service of long-term satisfaction.