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The Kosas Skin Illuminating Enhancer Is a No-Makeup Makeup Hero

The Kosas Glow I.V. Vitamin-Infused Skin Illuminating Enhancer is a hybrid between skin care and makeup.


We Had a Chef Test Barilla’s Fancy New Pasta and One Pro Outweighed the Cons

We took Barilla's new higher-quality pasta for a taste-test with a real Italian chef. Here's how it stacks up against fancier artisanal pasta.


Stocks in healthy eating most popular with retail investors.

A healthy diet helps to protect against malnutrition in all its forms, as well as noncommunicable diseases, such as diabetes, heart disease, stroke and cancer. Not only is eating healthy food good for you, sometimes it has the added bonus of doing good for the world. More and more companies are making healthy food and dietary products, making this space attractive for growth investors. We gathered the list of the top companies offering healthy...


I've Eaten At Nearly Every Single Chain Restaurant—These Are The Best Menu Items

Two years later and 20 restaurants down, this is our official list. People always ask: What are the *best* chain restaurant menu items? Honestly, I've tried too many to count; they've all become a massive blur in my memory. So, to make your lives easier (and, selfishly, mine), I've made the official ranking of the best menu items at each restaurant I've visited. Buckle up y'all.


Discover companies that will have difficulty meeting short term obligations if they face volatility.

Current Ratio compares a company’s Current Assets to its Current Liabilities to see the ability they must pay off any short-term obligations. The ratio helps measure a company’s short-term liquidity, which can give glimpse on how well a company can withstand any turbulence from external & internal factors. The higher the ratio, the more stable/health compared to the lower the ratio would indicate that the company is unstable/health and can...


Healthy lifestyle may reduce risk of long Covid

Abiding by a healthy lifestyle may reduce the risks of developing long Covid. While the long-term effects of Covid-19 are still being researched, some patients report being unable to shake off symptoms of the virus months after the initial infection. Symptoms of long Covid appear to be varied, though fever and fatigue appeared to be among the main ...


A Look at 'Miss America' Through the Years

A lot has changed since 1921.


"Skin Flooding" Is TikTok's Latest Skin-Care Obsession

"Skin flooding" is a new skin-care trend going viral on TikTok.


The Pro-Approved Guide To Caring For Natural Hair In The Winter

The transition in your beauty routine from the summer months to the winter months is regimented and intense — swapping lighter moisturizers for heavy ones, prepping the lips for more intense weather, and of course, making sure our hair is well-taken care of. Natural hair care in the winter requires not a full overhaul of products used, but instead an adjustment in how you use them. You might forget about your hair in the ‘Winter Transition,’ but...


Is cinnamon healthy? Mention few recipes to include cinnamon in daily consumption. Find out what the experts say

Expert opinion from Faith Seke PhD, Agronomy and Crop Science (ongoing), Master's degree, Food Science and Technology · 1 years of experience · South Africa Cinnamon is a healthy spice and it also contains a number of other plant components that, when ingested in large amounts, can have negative consequences. As a spice, use only a pinch of cinnamo...


Top biotech and pharmaceutical companies with a focus on cancer therapeutics.

Cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide, biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies alike are working to develop best-in-class therapeutics for the treatment of various cancers. The global prescription drug market is expected to grow at a steady rate. The stocks within this list are top oncology companies with a focus on oncology drugs and testing. This list's performance is calculated on an equally weighted method.


Is Scandi skincare as genius as Nordic noir?

Scandi dramas. Love. Scandi decor. Love. Scandi holidays. Really love. But since I’m trudging through a British winter, I thought I’d investigate Scandi skincare. Plus, I’m going to the Abba Voyage concert (does that count as another reason to explore the wealth of cleansers, oils and serums now available that bring Nordic nous to your dressing tab...


35 Delicious, Healthy Lunch Recipes for Weight Loss

These protein and fiber-packed meals will keep you full until dinner.


Popular genomics stocks to watch in 2022.

The global genomics market is expected to experience rapid growth with maximum application of genomics originating from the genomics companies around the world. Scientists believe advances in genomics will lead to new treatments for cancer and rare genetic diseases making an important contribution to the improvement of human life expectancy. The companies within this list have leading technology reserves and successful cases in genomics. This...


Chrissy Teigen Had a Great Reason For Skipping the Grammys

Chrissy Teigen is prioritizing her postpartum health - even if it means missing husband John Legend's performance of the Grammy-nominated track "God Did" at the 2023 award show.


The Best Diets for Weight Loss in 2023—Plus the Ones You Should Definitely Avoid

Here’s what experts have to say about the most popular diets of the moment. Going on a diet involves careful planning and plenty of research upfront. After all, you don’t want to find any diet—you want the right diet. And, if weight loss is your goal, you want to go on the best diet to lose weight that also fits within your lifestyle. “Eating a nutrient-rich diet can make us feel better and more energized, and it lets us know we are taking steps towards a healthier life,” says dietitian Amanda Beaver, R.D.N, of Houston Methodist Wellness Services. But when you start researching the best ways to lose weight, your head can start spinning with all the different “miracle” diets out there—keto! paleo! 5-2 fasting! And of course each of these has an army of true believers, who post all over Instagram about how awesome they feel giving up carbs/sugar/meat/dinner. It can be impossible to know which one to try. How to choose a new diet Deciding on a new diet is a big deal, and it can be tricky to select the right one for you. “One must remember that healthy weight loss is a commitment that takes time,” says Keri Gans, M.S., R.D., author of The Small Change Diet. “There is no silver bullet. When choosing a diet, opt for one that is an all-food inclusive and not one that is about eliminating foods, especially those you love.” Amanda Holtzer, M.S., R.D., a dietitian at Culina Health, suggests asking yourself the following question before settling on a new diet: ● Is this diet sustainable for you? “Meaning, can you do it seven days a week, forever?” she says. “Because if not, the second you stop doing it, chances are you’ll gain the weight back.” ● Is this diet overly restrictive? If you’re going to feel deprived, Holtzer says it will be tough to stick with a particular diet. “Eventually, those cravings will take over,” she says. “Oftentimes, this kind of situation leads to overindulgences or even binges.” ● Will you be able to live your life while on it? If you like to eat out with friends, grab ice cream on occasion, and enjoy mimosas at brunch, it’s important to consider if your diet will allow this, Holtzer says. “If you think you’ll have to put your life on hold to execute this diet properly, it ain’t the one,” she says. ● Will you be adequately nourished? Holtzer says this is “the most important” question to ask yourself. “Any diet that prescribes intensely low calories is not the one,” she says, citing diets that want to you to restrict yourself to 1,200 calories. “Remember, the second you stop eating that way, you’ll gain the weight back,” Holtzer says. Ultimately, Gans says, “a good fit will have many parts to it that become part of your lifestyle, not something that you will be counting the days ‘til it is over.” How long should you give a diet before trying something new? Sure, it’s possible to choose a diet the first time that may not be right for you. So, how long should you give it? Holtzer says “not very long.” She recommends doing daily check-ins with yourself to see how you’re feeling on a new diet. A few things to consider, per Holtzer: How well you’ve been able to stick to the diet What you did well What you could have improved on Whether you feel satisfied from your meals and snacks How much you’re thinking about food on the diet How much the diet is impacting other areas of your life “Even if you finish day one of a diet, and the answers to some of these questions indicate that this diet may not be right, I would say it’s time to call it,” Holtzer says. “Life is too short to be on a diet that takes away from it.” (But, she adds, if you feel like daily check-ins are too much, you can reevaluate every week.) Gans agrees that you shouldn’t stick with something that doesn’t feel right. “If you are losing one to two pounds a week, then you are on the road to success,” she says. “However, if you are losing weight, but feel you cannot continue for long because it is so darn hard, the time to switch is immediate.” Overall, Gans recommends keeping this in mind: “The best diet is the one that doesn’t feel like a diet. The plan incorporates all foods groups, teaches you about portion sizes, provides healthy cooking tips, includes dining out strategies, suggest regular physical activity and adequate sleep. The best diet is actually not a diet, but a lifestyle.” We asked a panel of dietitians to sort through some of the most buzzed-about diets, and discuss the good, the bad, and the hungry. Here are their recommendations of the top 15 to consider—and 4 to forget about.


I Replaced 6 Different Beauty Devices With This 1 Tool

Therabody, the company behind Theragun devices, recently launched the TheraFace Pro.


When Do Babies Start Walking? The Answer Isn't as Simple as You'd Expect

As your baby inches closer to their first birthday, you may be wondering when they'll take their first steps. The truth is, there's quite a range: according to the Cleveland Clinic, babies can start walking as early as nine months, but it's also normal for babies to walk much later - around 17 or 18 months. That said, most little ones, on average, will begin to walk around 12 months of age, says Ashanti Woods, MD, FAAP, a pediatrician at Mercy...


5 Pet Stocks that are very popular with animal lovers.

The pet industry saw a huge growth in 2020 amid the coronavirus crisis, it consists of a broad variety of products such as food, clothing, grooming, and similar commodities. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the pet industry provides 189,384 jobs to the US economy alone (via finance.yahoo.com). We compiled a list of pet stocks popular animal lovers and investors alike! This list's performance is calculated on an equally weighted...


7 Aphrodisiac Foods To Boost Your Libido & Get You in the Mood

These aphrodisiac foods are known to help boost libido, increase pleasure, and help with problems like erectile dysfunction.


These 27 Foods Could Be Ruining Your Skin, According to Skincare Experts

A dairy break might be an acne game-changer. Skin is the body’s largest organ, yet we often don’t consider how diet can impact its health. The reality is, if a food isn’t good for your body, it’ll rarely benefit your complexion, says Rebecca Marcus, M.D., F.A.A.D., board-certified dermatologist and founder of Maei MD. “Food exerts its effects on skin through its capacity to either cause or combat inflammation,” Dr. Marcus explains. Most foods that cause inflammation can be traced to a few common ingredients: refined carbohydrates, sugar, and sodium. Skin conditions such as acne, rosacea, atopic dermatitis, and psoriasis can be exacerbated by these pantry staples, says Dr. Marcus. Conversely, they can be improved by sticking to healthier fare. “For optimal skin health, it’s best to look at the big picture of the entire body, taking care to support the structure and function of our organs and cells, inside and out,” Dr. Marcus says. That said, researchers continue to investigate and define nutrition’s effects, particularly as it pertains to acne, according to the National Institutes of Health. There’s no magic list of foods that offers a fast track to clear skin, as it’s dependent on individual skin health, sensitivities, and additional biological factors. And skincare matters, too, of course. “Sun protection, eating healthy, and staying hydrated are all equally important” says Amir Karam, M.D., a plastic surgeon based in San Diego, California. “However, by themselves, they’re not going to give you great-looking skin.” Keep this expert advice in mind as you check out the below list of the worst foods for your skin.


‘I’ve lost my “dad bod” and my confidence has soared’

As I was approaching my 40th birthday last year, I was going through some big life transitions. I had just sold a business, which was a big deal, and I felt a bit lost. My confidence and energy levels had taken a dive – and as I weighed 80.8kg (12.7 stone) with a height of 5’ 10”, I had a “dad bod” without even having kids. I started doing a lot of...


Rambutan: Nutrition advice from experts

Health tips from the experts “Rambutans may help prevent Alzheimer's, cancer, and inflammation” - María F. Carzon, Bachelor degree in Human Nutrition “Eat rambutan to lose weight and reverse type 2 diabetes” - Ramona Lehadus, Master of Research - MRes - MRes Nutrition & Metabolic Disorders → Rambutan: See more perspectives → Love Rambutan? Get nutr...


Finally: An Acne-Clearing Serum That Doesn’t Dry My Skin

If you’re a frequent reader of Refinery29, you know that I’ve tried pretty much every acne product under the sun. (See here, here, and here!) And while I have several favorites that I swear by, winter presents an added challenge in the form of dry, cold weather. I also travel about once a month, and plane air is also notoriously unfriendly to a finicky complexion. So when I heard about Versine, a few things intrigued me right away. First is the...


40 Things That Didn't Exist 40 Years Ago

The world really was a different place back then.


The true difference between men and women’s bodies – and what it means for the trans athlete debate

Every week in the world of sport brings new controversy, as transgender athletes born male vie to compete in female categories. New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard, amid much debate, became the first openly transgender woman to compete in the Olympics, in Tokyo in 2021. Since then, the issue has been raised in boxing, rowing, and more recently,...


This Airbrush Makeup System Changed My Makeup Routine

The Luminess Airbrush Breeze is a machine that uses a microfine mist to apply cosmetics.


Soybeans May Help Lower Cholesterol as Effectively as Statins, Study Suggests

According to a new study, soybeans might help you regulate your cholesterol in ways that can rival some cholesterol-management medications.


Eating ultra-processed foods linked to 'increased cancer risk'

Eating a lot of processed foods has been linked to an "increased risk" of cancer. With the cost of living crisis and the fast pace of modern life, it can be easy to rely on ready-made meals and fast foods. However, researchers from Imperial College London have now issued a warning about eating too many ultra-processed foods - including sodas, packa...


‘Our son didn't have the energy to walk or talk, but now I can't keep up with him’

Soon after Owen had his first birthday, his parents, Sarah and Rob Everitt, began to worry that there might be a problem. “He hadn’t started to crawl or talk, or even to babble as  many babies normally do between 9-12 months, and he wasn’t sitting up, so that’s when I began to have concerns,” says Sarah. Although they saw several paediatricians, no...


Go Forth & Score One Of The 22 Best Early Presidents’ Day Mattress Sales

There are few things more worthy of investing in than sleep — after all, it's essential to our health and well-being. And while there are a number of nifty sleep-aid products designed to help us catch those Zs, the foundation of a truly restful night is literally the thing we lay on top of in order to get one: our mattress. Since the price tags on these big-ticket home buys usually come with hefty dollar signs and we don't want to cut corners on...


Nuts May Reduce Heart Disease Risk&Increase Serotonin

New research suggests that eating nuts can lower your risk of heart disease factors and boost levels of serotonin.


There's Only One Tortilla Chip You Need For the Big Game

Think of them like Doritos for adults—incredibly flavorful and satisfying, but without all the junky middle-aisle ingredients.


This Serum Made My Skin Look Like I Was Wearing A Glow Filter

When it comes to skincare, I am a creature of habit, tending to stay firmly in my comfort zone. This means that I’ve experimented with hardly any ingredients du jour, like retinol — the buzziest of beauty buzzwords and star ingredient in Murad’s Youth Renewal Serum and my latest and greatest discovery. Recent events have served as a nudge that maybe it’s time I start branching out of my usual routine (hydrating hyaluronic acid and the odd...


5 analyst favorite companies offering weight loss products.

Nearly two-thirds of American adults are either overweight or obese. Childhood obesity is triple what it was a generation ago. It will be a challenge for people's health, but for companies that manufacture or sell products, services, diets and foods designed to help people lose weight, this is an industry with great economic value. Companies within this list are associated with the weight-loss industry. This list's performance is calculated on...


40 'Healthy' Foods That Nutritionists Never Eat

I see you, veggie chips.


Costco Has Stopped Selling a Popular Butter at Several Locations

The warehouse club pulled a popular brand of Irish butter from its stores in California and New York because of new food packaging rules.


Kale: How much is too much? Find out what the experts say, get serving sizes, and reasons to eat

Perspective from Leticia Soares Postgraduate Degree in Public and Family Health/Bachelor Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics · 5 years of experience · Brazil Benefits Kale is effective in reducing the risk of cancer. Cruciferous vegetables have been shown to have potent inhibitory activities against cancer cell lines. As with other cruciferous vegeta...


Harvard Health Publishing has answers to common questions about Iron Levels.

What does it mean if my folates are low? Answered by Dr. Howard E. LeWine M.D. Chief Medical Editor, Harvard Health Publishing · 40 years of experience · USA Folic acid (also known as folate or vitamin B9) has many important functions including normal tissue growth in the fetus and young children. Folic acid is needed to produce red blood cells and...


Kenny Logan: 'I've got the all clear from cancer – but our sex life is not back to normal'

Kenny Logan has just been given the all clear. It is days before the anniversary of his shock prostate cancer diagnosis and he is relieved to have some good news to report. “I’m very lucky,” says Logan, sitting in his local Buckinghamshire pub 48 hours after his latest prognosis. The 50-year-old is here reflecting on what has been a rollercoaster y...


Common symptoms of bruxism as per experts

Overview A medical condition characterized by grinding or clenching of teeth. Symptoms If you're experiencing new, severe, or persistent symptoms, contact a health care provider. The symptoms include: Teeth grinding or clenching Flattened, fractured, chipped or loose teeth Worn tooth enamel Tooth pain and sensitivity Tight jaw muscles, difficulty o...


Questions about Aneurysm? Harvard Health Publishing has answers.

What are the complications of aneurysm? Answered by Dr. Howard E. LeWine M.D. Chief Medical Editor, Harvard Health Publishing · 40 years of experience · USA An aneurysm is an abnormal dilatation that occurs within a section of an artery. Aneurysms can happen in any part of the body. The most worrisome aneurysms are ones in the brain or in the aorta...


When is the London Marathon 2023 and will Mo Farah be running?

Sifan Hassan, one of the greatest endurance runners of all-time, is the surprise headline name in what will be the finest marathon field ever assembled at this year’s London Marathon. Racing against world record holder Brigit Kosgei, debutant Eilish McColgan and a total of 11 women who have run under 2hr 20min for the 26.2 mile distance, Hassan wil...


The Meat Sweats Are Real - but You Can Avoid Them

The phenomena of meat sweats - the tendency to sweat excessively after consuming substantial amounts of meat - was perhaps solidified into pop culture fame by none other than Joey Tribbiani of "Friends."


What a brain expert does daily to ward off dementia

Barbara Sahakian, an expert in grey matter from the University of Cambridge, describes the lifestyle habits she employs to keep brain deterioration at bay. Breakfast I like getting up early when it is quiet and listening to the birdsong while I drink my coffee. I used to drink more coffee, but have cut down my intake since our study, published in t...


Knowing Someone Who's Been Ill or Died of COVID Pushes Folks to Get Vaccine: Study

TUESDAY, Feb. 7, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- A new study shows the importance of the messenger when trying to encourage people to get their COVID-19 vaccines. People who know someone who was sickened by the virus or who died from it were twice as likely to get their own vaccinations, researchers report. “This study shows that the messenger matters more than the message: Hearing about the experiences of a trusted person, such as a friend or a family...


The consequences of smoking before surgery

The likelihood of experiencing surgery-related issues like heart attack, stroke, shock, and death is greater for smokers. While many smokers dislike being told to quit, it is essential for those undergoing surgery: smoking restricts blood flow, which makes healing less efficient and increases the risk of infection in surgical wounds. Even just a da...


Care plan your doctor would usually recommend for acanthosis nigricans

Overview A skin pigmentation problem characterised by dark, velvety, and thick patches of skin usually formed in the skin folds and creases. Symptoms Dark, velvety patches of skin is the characteristic feature. Causes Acanthosis nigricans could be a sign of insulin resistance, hormonal disorders, due to certain drug supplements and cancer. Diagnosi...


Companies that are leading the fight against cancer.

Immunotherapy is a type of cancer treatment that harnesses the power of the immune system to fight cancer cells. It can be used to treat a variety of cancers, and they are often used in combination with other cancer treatments, such as chemotherapy and radiation therapy. However, immunotherapy treatments are generally very expensive, and they are often not covered by insurance. Immunotherapy is a promising area of cancer research, and it is...


35+ Healthy Side Dishes That'll Steal the Dinner Spotlight

These may be the only side dishes that really feel like the main attraction 😍