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Suffering Is Not Success: What I’ve Learned In A Year Of Self-Care

A bipolar, body-positive bread enthusiast with a fucked-up pretty much healed ankle and a history of disordered eating chronicles health, weight- Read...
joni edelman   |   07.3.17   |   SHARE
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Kourtney’s so-called detox plan sounds more like masochism than nutrition. (Image Credit: Instagram/kourtneykardash)

Kourtney Kardashian Detox Plan: Just Say NO

Kourtney Kardashian is a good source of entertainment and style inspiration. However, her detox diet sounds stupid and probably bad for you and also Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   06.28.17   |   SHARE
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My tendonitis has healed, but I can't risk it recurring just because I want people to like the way I look as I whiz — or amble — by.

Running, In Style: The Endless Quest For A Not-Ugly Running Shoe

I wish that function and style didn’t have to be mutually exclusive for sport. Can’t I have a running shoe that's pretty? Or at least unobtrusive? Read...
Amy Klein    |   06.28.17   |   SHARE
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Hungry For Connection: How Opening Up About My Eating Disorder Still Left Me Isolated

For me, eating is like going to the dentist. I know I have see the dentist, but I don’t enjoy it. Eating three meals a day is like going to the Read...
Maya Schall    |   06.12.17   |   SHARE

A Study Has Finally Proven What Women Have Said For Years: Birth Control Pills Mess With Your Health

We’ve been telling researchers, doctors, and anyone who will listen that we’re not satisfied with the birth control pill because of its side effects Read...
Erin McKelle    |   06.8.17   |   SHARE
Matcha is all the rage, and for good reason - it packs a healthy, energy-fused punch.

Should I Be Paying Attention To Matcha?

Yes, you should be paying attention to matcha. Though it’s been around for hundreds of years, people on this side of the world are just starting to Read...
Claire Hopple    |   05.8.17   |   SHARE
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image credit: Mariah Aro Sharp @mightymooseart

Dehydrated? (Probably): 6 Ways To Drink More Water!

There are a lot of things you will do for/to your body in your lifetime, the most important one will be drinking water. Read...
joni edelman   |   05.4.17   |   SHARE
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The idea that everyone's weight depends upon their choices is not backed up by science. 'The Big Fat Truth' refuses to recognize that. (Image credit: Instagram/@biggestlosernbc)

'The Big Fat Truth' Should Be Called 'The Big Fat Lie'

The fact that fat people are so thoroughly and constantly lied to by diet culture, and so profoundly oppressed by fatphobia, that they would submit Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   05.4.17   |   SHARE
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