Camila Mendes is ready to end the negative stigmas associated with eating disorders. The 23-year-old Riverdale star announced on Instagram that she’s partnering up with Project HEAL — a nonprofit organization that helps people suffering with eating disorders pay for their treatment — to raise awareness about “serious mental illnesses.” Mendes also revealed that the
Looking to sip your way to some serious health benefits? Not only is tea a great way to improve your overall health, but it has some powerful weight loss boosting capabilities as well. We consulted with some tea experts — Billy Dietz, tea specialist at DAVIDsTEA and Kristina Richens, certified tea expert and Minister of
When it comes to workouts, I exclusively live in black. I find that it’s more flattering on my body, but more importantly, it hides the gross amount of sweat I accumulate. I don’t want to be distracted by whether or not it looks like I peed my leggings when I am working out — especially
There’s no absolute answer for how many grams of protein a woman should get each day — it depends on your weight, your activity level, and whether or not you’re pregnant. But with a little elementary-school math, there’s an easy way to calculate the number of protein grams that’s right for you. Take your weight
Every weight-loss story is unique, and Christine Carter’s is definitely a special one. She was once 275 pounds, but in 2014, her life changed when she decided to have gastric bypass surgery. The following year, she had a tummy tuck for her excess skin and decided to get breast implants. While it may sound like
If you hear the words “meal plan” and your ears perk up, you already know about the amazing benefits. Planning your meals and snacks ahead of time ensures that you’ll have healthy, perfectly portioned food waiting for you, so it’s key if you’re trying to lose weight. It also diminishes the stress of figuring out
People always seem surprised when I tell them I get high before I work out, which is totally understandable — there’s a huge misconception that smoking cannabis makes you lazy. That stigma can be true for some strains, but smoking the right type of weed can actually enhance your workouts (and many other activities). I’ve
There are many things we do to try to detect breast cancer early on, whether we’re consistently doing self-checks while standing in the shower or visiting the doctor regularly, but one woman is revealing a simple tactic she used and is hoping it will save lives the same way it did hers. Hayley Browning is
As if pimples, emotional outbursts, cramps, exhaustion, and feeling bloated aren’t enough, the PMS demons have to throw uncomfortable back pain your way too. Lower back pain during your period, or primary dysmenorrhea, is caused by contractions in the uterus. Every month your body builds up a thick uterine lining (called endometrium) in preparation for
Sweat dripped down my face as Beyoncé blared overhead. My cadence was off-beat. As my cheeks grew red, I lost my words, looking out in front of me to an empty room. Then it happened: I broke down. Overcome with emotion, I began to wonder if I’d ever be able to get this whole Spin
Tight hips and a tight lower back are common complaints among runners and bikers, so here’s a relaxing stretch that will stretch both. It’s similar to Half Happy Baby, but with this variation, both knees are bent at the same time. Sanskrit Name: Ananda BalasanaEnglish Translation: Happy Baby PoseAlso Called: Dead Bug Begin lying flat
High-protein, low-carb meals are a smart thing to aim for when you’re trying to lose weight. But if you don’t eat meat or dairy, or you can’t stomach another piece of grilled chicken for the millionth time, here’s an easy and delicious vegan recipe. Made with just four main ingredients — tofu, cauliflower, broccoli, and
Ready for an all-natural self-care treat that you’ll soon be obsessed with? Cool. Same. Let us introduce you to Not Pot’s CBD Chocolate Hearts — not only is the packaging freakin’ adorable, but they are also a real treat. Let’s go over everything you need to know. Ingredients With organic raw cacao, maple sugar, and
When you hear about what to eat (and not eat) for weight loss, you generally encounter talk about bread, fried foods, and sugary desserts. While you should certainly eat these in moderation, there’s one ingredient that shows up in almost all your meals that isn’t doing you any favors in terms of shedding a few
Straight out of college and having lived off a diet of cereal, pasta, and bagels, I was having major stomach issues, so I thought gluten was the culprit. When I gave it up, I wanted to replace it with something that felt just as comforting as a bowl of noodles, so I turned to rice.
So listen, we definitely lost our minds when we got our hands on Califia’s almond milk cold-brew pumpkin spice latte . . . but what about when you want a hot Fall drink? Califia apparently heard our silent prayers and then blessed us with the Pumpkin Spice Creamer, made from almond milk and coconut cream.
HIIT (high-intensity interval training) workouts have gotten a lot of attention lately because they’re one of the best workouts for losing weight and shedding belly fat. A HIIT workout mixes shorts bursts of activity with even shorter rest periods. Here’s a very basic HIIT running workout that can be done outside or on a treadmill.
We’ve long admired Jake DuPree‘s legs, and now we have the secret sauce. It’s a vigorous 30-minute lower-body workout! It’s fast paced and a little saucy, but it seriously tones and strengthens the legs from all angles. We provide modifications for each move so that no matter your fitness level, you can join in the
Have you heard of adrenal fatigue? It happens when you work out too much, and it can seriously hinder your physical goals, as well as your health itself. “Exercising at a high intensity for an extended period of time, especially in addition to the stress of work, life, relationships, and body image, can throw you
Oats, chia seeds, meal prepping, sweet potatoes, and medjool dates: this recipe combines many of my — and, I hope, your — favorite things. Spiced with cinnamon and ginger, this autumnal take on overnight oats was inspired by sweet potato pie and is a supersatisfying way to start your day, whether you tuck into it
I’ve had acne my entire life. I’ve tried every treatment imaginable and have been to more dermatologists and estheticians than I can remember. In my 20s, I accepted that this was the way of my skin and sort of gave up. Everything was fine until my workouts started increasing — the more I worked out,
Maryn Teed completely transformed her body in the span of one year — dropping from 315 pounds to 210 — and it all started with a photo. Back in July 2016, Maryn went to a family barbecue feeling confident about herself, but that all changed when she got home and saw the photos she was
Weightlifting used to be thought of as a physical activity that would “bulk” women up, but we’ve since learned that strength training does the exact opposite. It builds lean muscle mass, helps us shed fat faster, and, even more importantly, makes us stronger than ever before. Just because we know the benefits, though, doesn’t automatically