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!
Making a Plan
Clumsy Feet? You Might Need More Zzz’s
Safer Stem Cell Transplants
Talk While the TV’s On
Get Your Chocolate Fix • Satisfy that sweet tooth with these good foryou chocolatey treats.
Can the Pill Slash Diabetes Risk?
Scribble Away Stress
BEAUTY INGREDIENT ID AVOCADO FOR YOUR HAIR AND SKIN
20-Minute Meal Under $10 • Gingery Pork Meatball Subs
FIND A NEW FAVORITE • Looking to shake up your meat menu? Tamar Samuels, M.S., R.D., cofounder of Culina Health, recommends these nutritious options.
MOVE OF THE MONTH POWER PLANK • Plank hops are a great way to work your core and strengthen your shoulders. Bonus: If you do them at a quick pace, your heart will race, so you can count it as some cardio!
2 Reason to Work Your Core • Having weak abdominal muscles can affect much more than how you look in the mirror. Surprising reasons to strengthen them up:
3 Heart-Smart Moves to Make Right Now • These easy to-do’s can play a big role in protecting your ticker and—bonus—will give each of your days a little wellness boost.
Natural Benefits of Cayenne Pepper • First cultivated in what’s now Mexico, cayenne peppers have been used therapeutically for centuries. Cayenne contains antioxidants such as capsaicin, which is antimicrobial and may improve digestion and reduce pain, says Laura Kelly, C.N.S., L.D.N., a genomic nutritionist at the Nutritional Genomics Institute in Virginia. Try her favorite uses! (If you have allergies, ask your doc—cayenne can cause histamine reactions.)
A High-Tech Treatment for Depression • Mapping brain waves may boost mental health.
For Happier Feet • How to treat them right, from heel to toe
YOUR 7-DAY WEIGHT-LOSS KICKOFF • IT CAN BE TEMPTING TO MAKE SWEEPING CHANGES THE MINUTE YOU DECIDE YOU WANT TO LOSE WEIGHT. AFTER ALL, THE SOONER YOU START EATING BETTER AND EXERCISING, THE FASTER YOU’LL SEE RESULTS, RIGHT? THAT’S NOT ALWAYS TRUE.
Meet Your Lips • Keep those smooches from your sweetie magical by taking care of your lips’ unique makeup.
Why Couldn’t I Feel My Legs? • An all-star dancer thought she had injured her back, but she discovered a head-to-toe illness.
What Is Multiple Sclerosis?
WORKOUT WINNERS • Whether you’re determined to start a new fitness routine or you’re so far along in your journey that your favorite leggings are getting a little raggedy, now’s a great time to refresh your gear. To help you pick out the items that’ll work hard for you, we tapped a panel of personal trainers and experts: They’ve tried everything, and they’ve seen what truly helps them and their clients. These pro recommendations are bound to give your workouts the oomph you’re looking for this year.
WHAT NOBODY TELLS YOU ABOUT NIGHT SWEATS • You (or your doctor) may immediately think “perimenopause,” but that’s not the only possible reason you’re waking up drenched. Experts explain why night sweats happen—and how to tell whether you’re dealing with an annoying symptom of getting older or something more serious.
HAVING LOTS OF HOT FLASHES? GET YOUR HEART CHECKED!
5 Myths About Hair • Here’s the long and the short of it: Many hairy tales are bald-faced untruths.
Smell Therapies • Certain potent scents can have surprising therapeutic effects.
CHEST PAIN: AN INSIDE LOOK • It doesn’t necessarily mean there’s something going on with your all-important ticker. While you should always (always!) get chest pain checked out, it’s crucial to know that there are other, non-life-threatening causes of it. Read...