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!
It’s a New World
WALK WITH US ON OCTOBER 2 • Prevention’s next big event features fun benefits and new prizes for participants!
OUR 5K FAMILY • When you join a Prevention Virtual Walk, you become part of a community of thousands of walkers from all across the country. Go team!
YOU COULD WIN SOME NEW SHOES! • …or socks, or leggings, or whatever you need from Brooks. Tell us why you walk (What inspires you to get out there? What keeps you going?) to enter to win one of ten $100 Brooks gift cards. Brooks offers a variety of shoes that provide stability, comfort, and support while you log miles, run errands, or walk with friends. Share your story—we love to know your “why.”
Stone Fruits for the Win
At-Home Heart Care • If you have high blood pressure that requires close monitoring, you and your doctor may be able to keep tabs on it from home with a new service from Omron Healthcare: VitalSight. Here’s how it works:
Could You—and Your Dog—Live Longer? • A group of veterinarians and scientists are studying our canine friends to uncover how genes, lifestyle, and environment influence dog aging—and how the information they glean might inform the future of human health. Matt Kaeberlein, codirector of the Dog Aging Project (DAP), and Kate E. Creevy, D.V.M., the project’s chief veterinary officer, share more.
Get Answers About Your Brain
Check Those Peepers
Summertime Sips • We don’t have to tell you that hydration is key year-round, especially during hot summer days. These refreshing picks will do the trick.
BETTER SKIN… IN A BOTTLE? • A dizzying array of products these days claim to whip aging body skin into firm, supple, spot-free shape. Here’s what pros say may actually make a difference (and what won’t):
My lashes don’t look as full as they once did. What can I do? • The hair on our heads grows in finer and less dense as we age, and so do our lashes. If yours lack oomph lately, even with mascara on, don’t fret. The right products and tricks will restore your fringe to lush, fluttery glory.
20-Minute Meal Under $10 • Corn & Coconut Soup
THE GOOD STUFF • Coconut milk makes this month’s meal oh so creamy, and the rest of the coconut is equally delicious—and nutritious, says Elizabeth Shaw, M.S., R.D.N., owner of ShawSimpleSwaps.com.
BOOTY STRENGTHENER • Kickbacks are a great way to work your glutes, and adding a resistance band can up the difficulty by creating tension that forces your muscles to work harder.
Secrets to Feeling Great After a Workout • Want to keep postexercise soreness at bay? Incorporate these three things into your routine.
Natural Benefits of Ginger • Gingerroot has been used since ancient times for its anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and antioxidant properties. Research has shown that bioactive compounds in it, such as gingerols, can aid digestion and reduce inflammation. Devin Miles, a naturopathic doctor based in Houston, shares her favorite home uses.
Look Great Without Makeup • Show off your bare-faced beauty with these pro tricks.
Gardening’s Perennial Health Perks • Dig in, whether you have a small windowsill or a big plot of land.
15 NO-BIG-DEAL HACKS TO IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH • Try these simple strategies to feel strong and energized and stay pain-free.
Meet Your Hair • We think it exists just to make us look gorgeous, but its role is more layered than it may seem.
When Couples Therapy Can Help • You don’t need to be in a crisis to benefit from outside help—and you don’t even need to be married.
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