25 Cheap and Easy 3-Ingredient Smoothie Recipes

Fire up your blenders, folks! Smoothies are a quick and convenient way to get a blast of nutrients, including protein, carbs and vitamins A, B, C and more. Whether you need an energizing breakfast on-the-go or a post-workout shake that makes your taste buds happy, these easy smoothie recipes just so happen to require only […]

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8 Super Healthy (and Tasty!) Lunch Ideas to Make This Week

Ratatouille COURTESY MEGAN CASPER, M.S., RDNVeggie-based meals are a great bet and this eggplant-based stew is a health star. “Ratatouille is a savory, filling, and nutritious comfort food that can be cooked up fast in a slow cooker for a week’s worth of healthy lunch,” says Megan Casper, M.S., RDN a nutrition expert and writer […]

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Secrets nutritionists keep from almost everyone

Healthy eating can be really confusing. Like many of you, I strive to remain healthy and eat the foods that will prolong my life and help me feel great. The problem is there so many choices out there. I think I’ve tried every diet out there from the DASH diet to the Mediterranean to Whole30 […]

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Chrissy Metz Is The Fat Role Model Women Are Missing

Before Chrissy Metz, one of the stars of NBC’s breakout hit This Is Us, came to the Bustle offices, I knew I was going to ask her about a certain scene in the series’ fourth episode, “The Pool,” even though she isn’t in the scene. Instead, the 8-year-old version of her character, Kate, played by […]

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10 Best Foods to Maximize Your Workout Results

Coffee COFFEE-KIKOVIC/SHUTTERSTOCKIf you are rolling out of bed into your gym clothes, and then out the door for an early morning workout, you’ll want to reach for something quickly digestible (like a banana) or purely liquid (like coffee). “Coffee is a proven ergogenic aid (performance enhancer) and it’s not dehydrating like most people believe,” says […]

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The Latest “It” Antioxidant—Astaxanthin—Is a Fountain of Youth

What is astaxanthin? BRIAN BALSTER/SHUTTERSTOCKYou’ve probably heard about the superpowers antioxidants like vitamins A, C and E possess. They help the body detox, slow signs of aging, promote longevity, and reduce risk of cancer among other things. But one powerful natural antioxidant and carotenoid (in the same family as beta carotene, lycopene and lutein), that’s […]

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This Is Us’ Chrissy Metz Finds Peace After Dieting Struggles

Shiri: “Did you see that Chrissy Metz was on the cover of People magazine?”Kari: “Sounds like a familiar storyline, glad she is joining the #BeHerNow movement.” If you read our blog, you’ve followed our weekly discussions about NBC’s hit dramedy This Is Us and the all-too-common struggle around eating, weight and body imagethat Chrissy Metz’s […]

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12 SPRING RUNNING ESSENTIALS

  12 SPRING RUNNING ESSENTIALS The snow has melted, the ice thawed, and the once snowed-in paths you tried to run this winter are now full of bright green grass. For runners, this is one of the best times of the year. The days only have a slight hint of chill in the morning, and the sunlight lasts […]

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9 Workouts That Don’t Burn as Many Calories as You Think

It’s always a good idea to exercise whenever you can, but if your goal is to lose weight, you might not realize that some of your favorite exercises aren’t the calorie torchers you hoped. Yoga ISTOCK/FATCAMERA“Yoga is a great restorative activity for both the body and the mind, but many yoga classes do not involve […]

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