Everyday Wellness

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Surprise: Candy Is Better for You Than You Thought

Healthy candy? You bet—see how your favorite "junk" food can help relieve stress and more. >>

Urgent: Adorable Kittens Boost Brainpower!
Urgent: Adorable Kittens Boost Brainpower!

Next time you have a pile of work to get done, find some baby animals to "ooo and ahh" over first… >>

Uniting a City, One Chalk Square at a Time
Uniting a City, One Chalk Square at a Time

Scientific research tells us that channeling our inner 5-year-old can improve health and boost… >>

Want to Sleep Better? Get More Exercise!
Want to Sleep Better? Get More Exercise!

Forget warm milk and counting sheep: One of the best ways to guarantee a night of soothing… >>

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Healthy Eggs: Easy Ways to Add Nutrition

Eggs are wonderfully healthy, but eating them with these other good-for-you foods unlocks even more… >>

What You Eat May Affect How Well You Sleep
What You Eat May Affect How Well You Sleep

If you want to sleep better tonight, it may pay to focus on how well you’re eating right… >>

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What Celebrity Trainers and Nutritionists Eat for Breakfast

Those who help shape Hollywood’s most enviable figures know a lot about how to eat healthy… >>

5 Scary Things Sitting Does to Your Health
5 Scary Things Sitting Does to Your Health

Bad news for couch potatoes and those of us chained to our office cubicles. We’ve been hearing… >>

5 Old-Time Cures That Can Kill
5 Old-Time Cures That Can Kill

As RD's health editor, I'm always on the lookout for clever home cures for everyday aches and… >>

4 Soothing Sounds to Beat Insomnia
4 Soothing Sounds to Beat Insomnia

Nothing gets me to sleep quite like rain on my window. So when skies are clear, I have to get… >>

4 New Reasons You Should Know Your Blood Type
4 New Reasons You Should Know Your Blood Type

What’s in a blood type? Potentially a lot, according to several recent studies that correlate… >>

Will a Trip to the Beach Boost (or Bust) Your Health?
Will a Trip to the Beach Boost (or Bust) Your Health?

As if you needed justification to head to the shore some time this summer, a new British study… >>

Why We All Need a 'Designated Texter'
Why We All Need a ‘Designated Texter’

Have you seen any of the sobering anti-texting-and-driving commercials for AT&T’s “It Can… >>

Will More Sleep Help the New York Jets Win?
Will More Sleep Help the New York Jets Win?

New York Jets coach Rex Ryan made headlines last week for bringing in sleep specialists to… >>

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6 Easy Ways to Eat a High-Protein Lunch

Add these protein-packed toppers and fillings, like beans and eggs, to increase energy and boost… >>

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10 Poison Ivy Home Remedies

Like cough home remedies and home remedies for headaches, these natural poison ivy home remedies… >>

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The Best Post-Workout Snack Ideas

These energizing snacks pack the right nutrients to help you recover from your workout without… >>

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How to Eat More Healthy Protein Without Even Trying

Ridiculously easy ways to get more healthy protein into your favorite meals and snacks. >>

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7 Top Foods High in Folic Acid and Folate

This birth defect-fighting vitamin is also good for cancer prevention, brain health, and more… >>

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8 Natural Recipes for Amazing Skin…from a Plastic Surgeon

Turn back the clock with these natural anti-aging masks and recipes from ‘The Doctors’ plastic… >>