The Atkins diet is a low carb diet, usually recommended for weight loss. Proponents of this diet claim that you can lose weight while eating as much protein and fat as you want if you avoid foods high in carbs. Since the early 2000s, numerous studies have shown that low […]

Comment on this storyComment Add to your saved stories Save Q: I’ve heard that magnesium might be related to fatigue and mood symptoms. Should I start taking supplements? A: The data on taking a magnesium supplement is underwhelming for some of the purported benefits popularized on social media, including taking […]

Yoga originated in ancient India and is widely practiced today. Due to its physical and mental benefits, it’s no wonder this ancient practice has made its way into urban centers across the U.S.  Thankfully, you don’t have to be a master yogi to benefit from yoga poses, and these beginner […]

Unless you’re a dermatologist, you probably don’t know how to remove skin tags the right way—as in, without hurting yourself or potentially causing other issues like excessive bleeding, scarring, or infection. But you’re definitely not alone if you’re looking to cut one of those suckers loose. Skin tags—or acrochordons, if […]

If you were breastfed when you were born, the very first food that ever passed your lips was likely colostrum. Often referred to as “liquid gold,” colostrum is the substance breasts produce before they begin making breastmilk. Thicker and denser than breastmilk, colostrum contains highly concentrated nutrients and powerful antioxidants. […]