Articles on Health and Beauty

13 "Bad" Habits That Are Actually Good for You

Stop fidgeting! Actually, go ahead — here's why you should quit trying to correct that and 12 other allegedly bad habits.

5 Workouts (Besides CrossFit) That May Actually Be Hurting You

CrossFit isn't the only routine to come under scrutiny lately, so make sure that if you're doing one of these workouts, you at least understand the risks.

4 Surprising Places to Find Deals on Health Care

A Groupon for hip replacement? We're not quite there yet, but in the meanwhile, here's how the Internet is changing the health care market.

How Being Healthy Saves You Money (and Why Bad Health Habits Cost You)

You know you should have healthy habits, but they're hard to keep. But what if a healthy lifestyle could save you hundreds of dollars a year? Here's how.

30 Signs You Were Raised by Healthy Parents

Was junk food strictly verboten in your house growing up? How many of these signs of healthy living do you recognize from your childhood?

14 Beauty Products You're Using That Actually Do Nothing

We all want to look good — nobody knows that better than the beauty industry. Keep your finances beautiful by avoiding these products.

If You're Doing These 4 Exercises, Your Workouts Are Worth Nothing

One thing's for sure about these four workouts — they definitely won't pump you up. Read on to learn which routines aren't worth sweating over.

The Cheapest Way to Get Fit and Strong in 30 Days or Less

It's not quite sneaking into the gym — but it's close. With some clever scheduling anybody can get a month or more of free workouts at the gym.

15 Grab-and-Go Post-Workout Breakfasts

No time for breakfast … again? Start the day the right way with a quick, nutritious, on-the-go meal that everybody has time for — even you.

These Are the 5 Best Fitness Trackers for Your Money

Digital fitness trackers are cool — and often pricey. These options will collect all your sweat data, but they won't take all of your dough.

The 6 Best Workouts for Building Muscle Fast

Tried of getting sand kicked in your face? Then hit the gym and bulk up with one of these body-building exercises.

10 Incredible-but-True Facts About Eating Fruits and Vegetables

Tomatoes AREN'T a fruit (at least in America), and carrots don't help your eyes. Wait, what? Learn more about these and other surprising produce facts!

Get — and Keep — Amazing Posture by Doing These 10 Stretches Today

Stop slouching! Look thinner and feel better with these posture perfecting stretches anyone can do.

Why You Should Never Feel Guilty About Eating Ice Cream

Nobody really needs a reason to eat ice cream, but just in case, here are five — plus the science behind why you get brain freeze!

This Is How You Decide If Dental Insurance Is Worth It

Dental insurance is not as generous as regular health insurance. Should you even bother? Sometimes. Find out here if it's right for you.

This Is What It Really Costs to Get Sick

Even with Obamacare, unexpected medical costs can hit your finances hard. Here's what it costs to get sick, and what you can do.

“Smart Pills” Will Soon Have You Swallowing Computers

The sensors in "smart pills" will help you and your doctor monitor your health from the inside out.

8 Reasons Why It's OK to Eat Meat

Meat gets a bad rap, but there's lots to recommend it. Consider these eight reasons, and then make a visit to your butcher!

9 Hidden Health Benefits of Living on the East Coast

The East Coast may not boast year-round sunshine, but there are all sorts of hidden health benefits to living in this part of the U.S.

24 Places to Buy Inexpensive Natural Beauty Products

Highlight more of your natural beauty for less money! Here's where to find high quality, inexpensive natural beauty products, online and off.