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6 Tips That Will Help You Spot Fake Health News

The URL Sites that end in .gov, .edu, or .org (government agencies, universities, and nonprofits) tend to be the most trustworthy. Dot-coms from news organizations (e.g., NBC, CBS) can be good, if their reporters are thorough (for the record, we at Women’s Health are sticklers for accuracy). What’s shifty: URLs…

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The 8 Best Urban Hikes in the U.S.

When someone mentions the word “hiking,” your first thought is probably wide-open rocky trails, boots with essential all-terrain grip, and forest views for days. Basically anything far away from city life. But urban hiking— walking through a city in the spirit of hiking—is gaining major traction.  “Urban hiking is a…

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8 Drinks That Could Help Boost Your Weight Loss Efforts

1. Skim milk Photo: Kai_VogelPixabayWe all know that milk is good for your bones due to its high calcium content but what you didn’t know is that calcium also supresses calcitriol, a hormone that makes you fatter. So with calcitriol out of the equation, your body can break…

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This Fit Mum's Workout Routine Puts Us to Shame

She juggles her exercise schedule with a full-time job, motherhood and social life. By Joyce Teo Ms Eng goes to Sengkang Riverside Park to jog and train for upcoming races. Photo: Feline Lim ABOUT ENG YING TIAN Age: 30Height: 1.63mWeight: 50kg Ms Eng, a senior leasing executive, loves running and continued to run…

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6 Cauliflower Desserts You Have To Try

Sure, these look like fudgsicles made with milk, cream, and chocolate, but they’re actually made with pureed cauliflower. Veggie Desserts blends the white veggie with chocolate, plus a little bit of coffee and cinnamon, then pours the mixture into popsicle molds to freeze. To add to the deliciousness, she dips…

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Here’s Why Your Toes Keep Cramping

(Torch fat, get fit, and look and feel great with Women’s Health’s All in 18 DVD!)  But most of the time, toe cramps have a few common causes and can be treated with some DIY interventions.  Toe cramps have various triggers, but overuse, dehydration, and mineral deficiencies (particularly, potassium, calcium,…

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We Learnt About Running Faster and Smarter!

1. All smiles as the run clinic is about to begin 2. Coach Andrew talking about the importance of leaning forward while running 3. Shape editor Zarelda sharing her marathon training journey 4. Demonstrating the basic exercises that every runner…

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'7 Mistakes I Made While Trying Whole30—And How You Can Avoid Them'

As someone who’s written about health and wellness for more than five years, I tend to think I have a pretty good relationship with food. I believe in eating everything in moderation, drinking a lot of water, getting regular exercise, and the power of a good night’s sleep. But last…