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Babies & Bananas
SIGN UP NOW FOR OUR VIRTUAL WALK! • Wherever you are on May 1, walk 5K with us—and thousands of other people around the country. Here’s how!
Go Ahead, Eat the Garnish!
Mind-Body Help for Concussions
New Health Check: Climb Some Stairs
Write Away Worry
3 Things to Know About the COVID-19 Vaccine
The Obesity-Cancer Link
Watch for This Early Sign of Dementia
Supercharge Your Life!
How do I save my over-plucked eyebrows?
ARE YOU BURNED OUT?
20-Minute Meal Under $15 • Pistachio-Crusted Fish and Spinach Quinoa
GO NUTS FOR NUTS! • All nuts add a dose of good-for-you nutrients to your day-to-day eating, just like the pistachios in our meal on page 18. Leslie Bonci, R.D.N., owner of Active Eating Advice by Leslie Bonci and sports dietitian for the Kansas City Chiefs, shares her top underrated picks.
HAMSTRING HEALER • Using a foam roller can give tight hamstrings a super stretch. Here’s how to do it.
The Benefits of Foam Rolling • It’s great for soothing tired muscles post-workout or relieving the effects of too much sitting. Theodore “Teddy” Savage, head of health and fitness excellence at Planet Fitness, tells you how to get rolling.
Natural Benefits of Bananas • We humans have a long history of eating bananas: They’re believed to have been grown as an edible crop since at least 300 B.C.E.! This fruit has high levels of antioxidants and is also a great source of potassium and magnesium, which support heart health, says Bronwyn Carlblom, N.M.D., at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine Medical Center in Tempe, AZ. She shares a few healthy ideas for using them.
Beat Anxiety With Sound
A Healthier, Brighter Smile
BOOST YOUR ENERgY! • Stretching is deservedly famous for helping you slow down to take care of your body, but certain moves have another superpower: increasing your energy. Dynamic stretches, which you do while in motion, increase blood flow throughout your body and send more oxygen to your brain, leaving you ready for absolutely anything. Try this routine from our new book Stretch Yourself Healthy by Rachel Tavel, a doctor of physical therapy. It’s bet ter than caffeine!
Meet Your Large Intestine • What goes in must come out—and that’s not always as simple as it sounds.
What Nobody Taught You About STIs
Sleep Longer & Better
TOTALLY EXPOSED • Companies and organizations know way more about your health history and habits than you’d think, and most of it is perfectly legal. Here’s why, and what you can do to protect yourself.
HOW TO LEAVE A SMALLER FOOTPRINT • Experts agree that the problem is too big for any individual to solve. “It’s almost impossible to be a modern-day consumer and not leave these footprints behind,” Dr. Grande says. Still, you can at least somewhat limit the size of that mark. Here’s how.
5 Myths About Food & Health • The right nutrients can help your health, but some dubious claims persist.
UNLOCK YOUR GENES • Your DNA determines your risk for certain diseases—yet new science shows that you may be able to change more than you think. Here’s what you can do to affect your genetic destiny and live a healthier life.
ALL IN THE FAMILY? • A number of conditions have a strong genetic component. These are three of the biggies, says Dr. Colby, and the gene mutations to be aware of for each.
3 TOP QUESTIONS ABOUT GENETIC TESTING—ANSWERED
YOUR GENES AND COVID-19
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