Prevention magazine gives you healthy solutions you can really live with. Every issue delivers the latest news and trends on health, food, and nutrition, family, fitness, and more!
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Good-for-You Gardening • Science is finding more and more reasons why getting down and dirty in a garden can benefit your health. It keeps you active; it may help ease stress, depression, and anxiety; it supports good heart health; and, according to one recent study, it can enhance overall happiness and well-being. Explore your green thumb however you can—tend a windowsill garden, get the family involved in a backyard makeover, or find an urban or community garden where you can mask up and volunteer.
Find More Reasons to Laugh
A Better Spray
4 Ways to Soothe Seasonal Allergies
+ High-Tech Pain Relief
Ward Off Tummy Trouble
Taking a Holistic Approach to Decline
YOUR PLANT-BASED PLAN • If you’re trying to eat more plants, we second that commitment, and it’s easier (and tastier) than it may seem. Get started with tips from the new Prevention cookbook, The Plant-Based Plan.
20-Minute Meal Under $10 • Pan-Fried Chicken with Lemony Roasted Broccoli
LEMON LOVE • A fabulous flavor enhancer, lemon is good for your body too! Find out what makes this fruit so nutritious and how to get the most out of every squeeze.
PROBIOTICS FOR HEALTHIER SKIN
How Much Do You Really Need? • A solid skincare routine starts with the right products, but how you apply them makes a huge difference in your results, says Mona Gohara, M.D., a board-certified dermatologist in Connecticut and an assistant clinical professor at Yale School of Medicine. You want to use enough to get the max benefit (hydration, wrinkle reduction, or sun protection), but not so much that you get unwanted side effects (redness, peeling, or breakouts). Here’s the ideal amount to use for each step.
FIRM UP LOVE HANDLES • The weighted side plank is a great move to strengthen and tone your obliques, those ab muscles on either side of your torso.
WFH Workout • Sneaky ways to move more while you work—nobody on your Zoom call will know!
Natural Benefits of Lavender • Lavender has been used therapeutically since ancient times in Egypt, Greece, and Italy. The most widely cultivated variety, Lavandula angustifolia, contains antioxidants such as linalyl acetate and linalool, which research suggests may reduce pain and promote relaxation, says Jaquel Patterson, a naturopathic doctor in private practice in Fairfield, CT. She shares her favorite uses here.
Natural Fixes Yoga for Arthritis
Beauty When Stress Causes Hair Loss
WALKING CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE • It’s one of the simplest ways to get healthy, see the world with fresh eyes, and find peace within yourself. But don’t take our word for it—here’s what folks around the country have to say about why walking is so powerful. Be inspired, then head out there with tips from top experts for getting the most out of your walks.
JOIN THE VIRTUAL WALK ON MAY 1 • Our biannual DIY 5K is coming up—here’s how to get involved!
Meet Your Skin • Caring for the skin you’re in is about more than looking good—it’s also about self-protection.
My Diagnosis Why Am I In So Much Pain?
Sex & Love Bring Back the Fire!
Drugstore Confidential • We asked pharmacists around the country for their insider advice on saving money, avoiding Rx mistakes, and getting more out of your next trip to the pharmacy.
AVOID MEDICATION MIX-UPS • Drugstores have mechanisms in place to make sure you get the medication you’ve been prescribed. But alas, pharmacy errors do happen—in fact, they harm at least 1.5 million people every year, according to the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy. These simple...