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Starting & Living Your Healthy Lifestyle: Tips & Articles

To achieve optimal health, it’s important to look after your mind, and body. It’s also crucial to dial in all aspects of health and well-being: try to manage stress, relax, get enough sleep and water, and limit caffeine, cigarettes, alcohol, and sugar. Over time, small steps can lead to big improvements in wellness. Read expert-written and scientifically-reviewed articles about living your healthy lifestyle below.

Healthy Lifestyle

Articles and guides to read, bookmark, and share.
Woman drinking a glass of water in her kitchen

Does Drinking Water Help You Lose Weight?

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How Alcohol Contributes To Weight Gain

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Which Vitamins and Minerals Can Help With Weight Loss, According to Science

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How to Manage Stress and Cortisol Levels

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What Is Cortisol, and Why Does Managing It Matter for Health?

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Can Walking Help With Weight Loss?

Thomas DeLauer

Using CGM Data to Crack the Weight Loss Code

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How To Eat And Maintain Stable Blood Sugar While Traveling

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Can Seasonal Allergies Spike Blood Sugar?

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Mediterranean Diet and Blood Sugar


Four Healthy Habits to Bolster Your Immune System, an Interview with Dr. Heather Moday

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Non-exercise Activity Thermogenesis (NEAT) for Weight Loss

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Vitamin D Health Benefits And Its Impact On Your Glucose Metabolism

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Is Intermittent Fasting Healthy?

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Health Benefits of Eating More Mushrooms

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Medications That Can Cause Weight Gain

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How to Calculate Your Target Heart Rate for Weight Loss

A grouping of "healthy" foods, including bananas, vegetables, and organic items

Food Bias: How Diet Culture Tries to Tell Us What to Eat

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How Diet Culture Feeds Weight Bias and Stigma

Hunger Signals

Signs of Hunger: Recognizing True Hunger & How Your Glucose Can Guide You

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The Limitations of BMI

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Postpartum Weight Loss: What To Expect And How To Shed Baby Weight

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How to Boost Your Brain Health

Woman smiling and talking to a friend while on a walk in a park

How to Start Living a Healthy Lifestyle

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Benefits of Sustainable Weight Loss

Body Signals Podcast

How Being Kind to Yourself Can Help Healthy Weight Loss, an Interview with Dr. Erika Holiday

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Holiday Healthy Eating Tips That Won’t Stress You Out

A casserole dish filled with cooked lasagna with a hand pulling a forkful of lasagna with strings of melted cheese hanging down

How Many Cheat Meals a Week Can You Have and Maintain Fitness?

A Black couple cooking in the kitchen together

Average Weight Loss Per Week: How Much Can You Typically Lose?

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How to Stop Overeating: Tips From a Registered Dietitian

A hand holding a fork over a bowl of chickpeas, vegetables, and quinoa, a meal high in probiotics that's good for gut health and weight loss

Gut Health Is Important for Weight Loss

Close up shot on a slice of low glycemic apple tart, a Thanksgiving recipe

Low-Glycemic Thanksgiving Recipes

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Drinking Water to Lower Blood Sugar: Does it Work? How Much?

A young man sitting on a couch with his hands over his face. He's stressed, which can cause blood sugar to rise.

Can Stress Cause High Blood Sugar?

a woman climbing up a hill, a metaphor for a weight loss plateau

How to Break a Weight Loss Plateau

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Can Green Coffee Help You Lose Weight?

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Benefits of Stable Blood Sugar: How To Reap and Keep Them

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Snacking and Weight Loss: A Good or Bad Idea?

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Let’s Resolve to Eat Healthier This Year

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