Health

Learn the latest health news along with easy ways to adopt a healthy lifestyle: From diet and weight loss tips to advice on managing and preventing diabetes, we'll keep you looking and feeling your best.

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Sore Throat Remedies: 16 Natural Gargles

Gargling is a simple and remarkably effective way to kill germs and soothe a sore throat. Try one… >>

What to Eat When You Have the Flu
What to Eat When You Have the Flu

Learn the best foods to fight, treat, and beat a cold or the flu. >>

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21-Day Tummy Diet Success Stories

Our testers collectively lost 90 pounds and 29 belly inches in just three weeks on the 21-Day Tummy… >>

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10 Key Moves to Live Your Best Life

Ten ways to unlock your best life—with a single action. >>

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How Professional Bakers Don’t Get Fat at Christmas

If you like to turn out baked goods but hate what it does to your waistline, follow these tricks… >>

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6 Surprising Reasons You Can’t Fall Asleep

Our partners at hit show "The Doctors" dole out feel-great advice to zap common sleep problems. >>

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Food Labels: How to Decode the 11 Trickiest Terms

Supermarket packaging often contains common English words that are oddly confusing, like natural or… >>

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Weird Digestive System Facts

Think your digestive tract is all about chew, swallow, churn, expel? Your body begs to differ. And… >>

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7 Holiday Safety Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

Not to get all Grinch, but holiday decorating can be a disaster if you’re not careful. Learn how… >>

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Excuse Me: 8 Surprising Foods That Cause Gas

You might think these healthy foods are good to eat, but for many they create too much gas buildup… >>

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How to Get Rid of Dandruff: 11 Natural Treatments

Skip the dandruff shampoo and try these homemade dandruff treatments to banish those pesky white… >>

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Healthy Holiday Eating Tips From the Pros

As parties push eggnog and Christmas cookies, Nutrisystem nutrition experts field hundreds of calls… >>

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4 Silent Signs You May Have Clogged Arteries

These four surprising clues can point to clogged arteries and underlying heart disease, according… >>

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5 Free Personality Tests You Can Take in Minutes

These quick online quizzes offer surprisingly accurate snapshots of your defining characteristics. >>

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4 Food Rules for Better Gut Health

These secrets from the new Reader's Digest book 21-Day Tummy will help you to balance your gut… >>

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Are Your Digestion Problems Worse Than You Thought?

Rate your digestion with this simple quiz from Reader's Digest's new book, 21-Day Tummy. >>

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Should I Get a Flu Shot? 3 Myths Debunked

Vaccines are the most effective way to prevent infection. But myths about their safety and efficacy… >>

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The 7 Best Foods for Your Belly

These foods can help you beat inflammation and imbalanced gut flora, so you can soothe and shrink… >>

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The 7 Worst Foods for Your Belly

These "belly bullies" are most likely to challenge to your digestive system, throw your gut… >>

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Soothe and Shrink Your Belly: Our 21-Day Tummy Diet Plan

The Reader's Digest book 21-Day Tummy contains the exclusive meal plan, recipes, and workout that… >>