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By Craig Cox
A half-century since boomer activists loudly proclaimed a whole-foods revolution, a new study suggests Americans are eating more ultraprocessed foods than they were 18 years ago — despite the known health risks. And guess who’s leading the trend?
a woman lies in savasana
By Heidi Wachter
This breathing technique from Wim Hof can help with cold conditioning.
a woman wears glasses while looking at a computer
By Michael Dregni
Proper nutrition and hydration are just two ways to support eye health.
a woman performs a barbell back squat
By Sarah Tuff
Personalize your strength routine with these variations on one of your favorite lower-body moves.
crispy herbed tofu in a glass container
By Maddie Augustin
A dusting of cornstarch is the key to the crisp texture.
cancer survivors jump for joy
By Molly Tynjala
When two sisters received back-to-back breast-cancer diagnoses, they developed a virtual system to support each other — and became inspired to do the same for others.
a carafe filled with Aviva Romm's ginger wellness drink
By Aviva Romm, MD
Mix up this anti-inflammatory wellness drink to give your immune system a boost.
a group of woman discuss a book
By Molly Tynjala
Respectful debate and setting expectations are key.
a woman performs a bench press
By Sarah Tuff
Personalize your strength routine with these variations on one of your favorite lifts.
metal lunch box container with brown rice pilaf
By Maddie Augustin
This healthy pilaf is studded with sun-dried tomatoes and fresh basil and parsley.
a person pairs their fitness watch with their phone
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Our fitness editor shares how she listens to her body instead of obsessing over device-driven goals.
a rainbow colored umbrella
By Amy C. Waninger
An inclusivity expert shares tips for navigating gender-related conversations with greater empathy and ease.
garlic bulbs, onions and scallions
By Catherine Guthrie
What is an allium — and why do you need to eat more of them? Read on for the benefits of onions, garlic, leeks, and more.
a woman looks forelornely out a window
By Henry Emmons, MD
Labeling all mood dysregulation as “depression” may interfere with effective treatment. Consider this a more nuanced approach.
a man walks up a set of stone stairs with a cane
By Craig Cox
Millions of elderly Americans land in the hospital each year after taking a tumble. So why are doctors continuing to prescribe drugs that increase that risk?
a woman performs an overhead press with a barbell
By Sarah Tuff
Personalize your strength routine with these variations on one of your favorite upper-body lifts.
The Splitrock Lighthouse in Minnesota
By Heidi Wachter
The Great Lakes are critical to our environment, cultures, and economy — and even our spiritual lives. But they are under threat on many fronts. Here's how you can help.
baked falafel in a glass bowl
By Maddie Augustin
Dried chickpeas are the key to achieving the perfect falafel texture: crisp on the outside, fluffy on the inside.
an illustration of chairs with books resting on the seats
By Molly Tynjala
A bibliophile’s guide to creating — and sustaining — a great reading group.
a man performs a barbell deadlift
By Sarah Tuff
Personalize your strength routine with these variations on one of your favorite lower-body lifts.
two people hug
By Jessie Sholl
There's a big difference between cursory cordiality and true benevolence. Our experts make the case for spreading deep kindness in your community.
a cashier smiles and hands a customer their credit card back
By Craig Cox
While the benefits of cultivating strong relationships are well known, we often overlook the value of the brief random social interactions that really make our day.
a man does a push up in his living room
By Molly Tynjala
A regular fitness routine may help protect those diagnosed with COVID against hospitalization and even death.
headshot of Jamie Martin, editor in chief of Experience Life magazine
By Jamie Martin
Experience Life editor Jamie Martin on emotional agility and mental well-being.
a woman covers her face while in front of chalk board with random squiggles around her head
By Alexandra Smith, MA, LPCC
What is OCD, and what are some treatment options?
a woman picks a squash with her young children watching on
By Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl
Psychiatrist Drew Ramsey, MD, author of 50 Shades of Kale, is all about eating to fuel your brain — and your happiness.
a jar of pumpkin puree sits next to a pumpkin
By Kaelyn Riley
Canned pumpkin is a nutritious, versatile ingredient. Here's what to make with pumpkin purée as well as how to pick out a good brand.
a sturdy green salad in a metal lunch box bowl
By Maddie Augustin
Use any sturdy green — like kale, chard, mustard greens, or collard greens — to make this hearty salad.
feet on a yoga mat with a kettlebell sitting next to it
By Sarah Tuff
There's no need to muscle through the same old weight workouts. Personalize your strength routine with these variations on your favorite lifts.
a man holds the various positions of stepping left, stepping right ab exercise
By Andrew Heffernan
Tired of crunches? These six dynamic moves can build a strong, functional core.
a variety of ancient grains in bowls
By Stephanie Soucheray
What are ancient grains, and why should we eat them? Read on for expert advice on how to broaden your whole-grain horizons.
A leaky faucet is pictured.
By Laine Bergeson Becco
We answer some of your most common questions about leaky gut syndrome.
a woman laughs while lying on her yoga mat
By Nicole Radziszewski
Skipping warm-ups, not having a plan, and other common workout blunders.
Bahram Akradi, the founder, chairman, and CEO of Life Time — Healthy Way of Life.
By Bahram Akradi
In stressful times, the ability to slow down, process, and be present can be transformative.
a woman performs a jumping jack
By Maggie Fazeli Fard
Finesse your form on this classic calisthenic move to amp up its cardio benefits.
a couple breaking up
By Mo Perry
Fear of rejection can keep us from living life fully, but there are graceful ways to handle the sting.
a man performs the triangle
By Andrew Heffernan
Rotate your spine safely — and reduce back tension — with these four stretches.
a bento box lunch filled with easy to prepare recipes
By Maddie Augustin
Try these creative make-ahead recipes to level up your plant-based-lunch game.
hands rest on a ladder leading to a chiseled out section of frozen water
By Heidi Wachter
Cold exposure and conditioning may offer a range of health benefits, from mood stabilization to metabolic improvements.
headshot of Caeleb Dressel
By Molly Tynjala
The 7-time Olympic gold medalist talks about perseverance and staying focused.
canning jars filled with roasted tomato sauce
By Robin Asbell
Roma tomatoes are roasted with onions, garlic, and herbs and then blended and canned.
coffee beans, chocolate, and other caffeine products
By Laine Bergeson Becco
The amount of caffeine in some of our favorite foods and drinks varies greatly.
A picture of Sara Gottfried's new book next to avocados
By Sara Gottfried, MD
In her new book, Women, Food, and Hormones, Sara Gottfried, MD, discusses the keto paradox and why a traditional keto diet tends to work better in men than in women.
a simple bedside table and bed
By Henry Emmons, MD
Try these tips for better sleep at night, including dimming the lights in the final hours of the day and staying away from the bedroom until you are ready to go to bed.
A calculator is shown on top of a social-security card and paperwork.
By Craig Cox
Social Security beneficiaries will be getting a hefty cost-of-living raise next year, which may temporarily ease their anxiety over a new report warning of the program’s fast-approaching insolvency.
a man wearing a construction hat putting a ear plug in
By Karen Bannan
By 2050, one in four people is projected to have some hearing loss. Some of that is due to chronic noise exposure.
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