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3 Minutes of This Can Make Your Cravings Go Away

Anyone who's ever tried to quit sugar only to be confronted with a plate of cupcakes in the office break room knows that cravings are powerful. Sometimes even irresistible, we hear (as we lick chocola…


5 Surprising Benefits of Music

Whether you're listening to your favorite pop playlist at the gym or lip-syncing during your commute, you may be surprised to learn that music can have some pretty amazing health perks. So put on your…


The Surprising News About Breakfast

Even though one out of 10 of us skip it, it's long been considered the most important meal of the day—and we've been warned that missing it will cause us to overeat later. But is breakfast as importan…


Morning Person or Night Owl? 6 Benefits of Both

Rise and shine or rise and whine? Whether you enthusiastically jump out of bed shortly after the sun comes up or prefer to stay up late and sleep in largely depends on your circadian rhythm—though it …


12 Minutes of Exercise is All You Need to Make a Huge Difference

It's been shown to improve cardiovascular health, burn more fat than a regular workout, and even boost metabolism by up to 450 percent in the 24 hours after you do it. It's high-intensity interval tra…


5 Easy Things to Do Every Day to Improve Your Brain Health

When it comes to staying sharp and protecting your memory, the little things can make a big impact. Keep reading for 5 things you can do today—and every day—to boost your brain health. FIRST THING …


4 Sneaky Signs of Stress

Feeling frazzled? The signs aren't always obvious—and you may be chalking up the smaller, sneakier stress symptoms to something else (or ignoring them altogether). But chronic stress doesn't need to b…


The Vitamin That May Be Giving You Zits

It can give you an energy boost, improve your memory, reduce your risk of heart disease, stave off anemia, and keep your nerves healthy… but is one of your daily vitamins wreaking havoc on your skin? …


Overcome a Health Rut With These 6 Sneaky Tips

Whether you've been skipping workouts or getting lax when it comes to healthy eating (we feel you—it is BBQ season, after all), sometimes we all need a little extra motivation to get back in gear. Kee…


7 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Coffee

How well do you know your morning brew? In truth, many of us are probably more focused on not falling asleep when we chug our average three cups of coffee a day rather than learning about the grind or…


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Diana Vilibert is a freelance writer living in Brooklyn. You can find her at, or tweet her at @dianavilibert.

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Informative. Now if I only had a green thumb. Thank you for sharing.

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