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!
A Healthy Look at Weight Loss
your HEALTH HANDBOOK • Staying Sharp: A Guide To Healthy Aging
The Power of Play
Boost Your Memory with a Game
New Hope for Melanoma
Stay Healthy Down There!
Q&A IN CONVE RSAT ION WITH Faye Wattleton • The first African American and youngest president of Planned Parenthood, Faye Wattleton spent decades advocating for women’s health and reproductive rights. She was interviewed by Rachel Williams, a political science major and communications minor at Alabama State University, about her experiences and the work that still needs to be done.
A JUICY SKIN BOOST
Why does my hair seem oilier in the summer, and what can I do about it?
20-Minute Meal Under $10 • Easy Tempeh Lettuce Wraps
FERMENTED GOODNESS • Did you know that tempeh, the star of the meal on page 14, is made from fermented soybeans? Jaclyn London, M.S., R.D.N., author of Dressing on the Side, weighs in on other preserved picks.
Fitness + Fun • These backyard games from Adam Rosante, a certified youth exercise specialist, are a blast for the whole family. They don’t feel like a workout, but they definitely are!
Natural Benefits of Cucumbers • They may not seem like nutritional powerhouses, but cucumbers contain fiber and antioxidants like vitamin C and flavonoids as well as trace minerals such as magnesium and potassium. And they’re easy to grow! Think beyond the crudités platter and try these ideas from Jessica Keating, a doctor of chiropractic and a naturopathic doctor.
Talk Therapy for Hot Flashes • CBT can help women address an array of menopausal symptoms.
Summer Skin from Head to Toe • Stay smooth and glowy with these pro tips.
Keep Your Energy Up • These simple tweaks to your routine will power your mind and body.
Doctors who Judge • When you seek care but wind up feeling bad about yourself, that can have an impact on your health. Here’s a look at patient shaming—and what’s being done about it.
How to Protect Yourself from Medical Shaming • It’s fine to simply get through an appointment as quickly as possible—there’s no wrong way to take care of yourself in a situation with an uneven power dynamic. But if you’d like to make the most of the visit:
Meet Your Knee • So much hinges on keeping this complex joint healthy.
Un-Dry Those Eyes • Are they scratchy and irritated? Find solutions here.
Telemedicine and Your Gynecologist • When it’s OK to have a video visit, and when it’s not
IT’S NOT TOO LATE! • Think you’ve missed the boat on making big health and wellness changes? Surprise! Right now is actually the perfect time to start turning things around.
Lessons from Weight-Loss Pros • What top obesity doctors think you should know, whether you want to shed a few pounds or a bunch
CHOW DOWN FOR HEALTH—AND PLEASURE
SELF-CARE SLIM-DOWN TIPS • These two science-backed suggestions don’t involve food or working out—they focus on being good to yourself.
5 Myths About Sunscreen • Don’t get burned by bad information.
Pillows with Benefits • What the research says about bedding that claims to be better for your health
NATURE’S REMEDY • Someday soon when you visit your doctor for a stress-related condition, they may just tell you to go take a hike (or a day by the sea or a stroll in the park). That’s because research is affirming the calming, curative effects of getting outside in a natural setting. Here’s how you can do it, no matter where you live.