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Wednesday, Feb 04th 2015
by Lindsey Metrus
I'm a chronic "snacker". Whenever there are cookies, chips, or basically anything processed in sight, I'll eat it, then immediately regret it. I know I'm not going to feel good. Processed foods and foods high in fat, sugar, sodium and cholesterol can quickly leave you feeling bloated, fatigued, and, well, blah.
Thursday, Jan 29th 2015
How far would you go to avoid getting colds and the flu? HealthyWomen wanted to know, so we surveyed our readers and nearly 500 of you responded. We're happy to report that the survey takers seem to be a health-conscious group of women who are willing to look after their health.
Here’s a look at what they said.
Monday, Jan 26th 2015
Let's face it: Super Bowl Sunday is a tough day to be healthy. Even if you're not a football fan, you may find yourself at a party, trying to be sociable without eating your weight in junk food.
Monday, Jan 12th 2015
Raise your hand if you had trouble sticking to your exercise routine during the holidays. I sure did! Actually, my troubles started in early fall when I got very busy with a house remodeling project. Now the holidays are past, the project is mostly finished, and I need to get back to my exercise routine.
Thursday, Dec 11th 2014
Everyone talks about holiday stress, but most of us don’t do anything about it. Maybe we could handle it better if we thought of it as an inevitable process—sort of like the five stages of grief.
First, as with grief, there’s denial. Christmas really isn’t coming in just a few months/weeks/days, is it?
Tuesday, Nov 25th 2014
by Su Robotti
Friday, Nov 21st 2014
When you count your blessings this Thanksgiving, will you be grateful for good health?
HealthyWomen wanted to know, so we conducted an informal online poll and asked survey participants to share what they'll give thanks for this holiday. We're gratified to find out that 92% of you are thankful for your health. Here's how it broke down: