Food & Nutrition

The Best Almond Milk You Can Buy: Whole Foods 365 Everyday Value, Unsweetened Vanilla

Not to brag or anything, but I’m kind of an almond milk connoisseur/general nondairy expert. I stopped drinking cow’s milk about 10 years ago (in part because of the embarrassingly late-in-life realization that I am rather lactose intolerant, and in part because I started transitioning to a more plant-based diet for ethical and environmental reasons). […]

Beauty

13 Everyday Habits That Are Aging You

Slumping in front of a keyboard for hours on end can cause your spine to form an unattractive and potentially harmful hunched posture over time, says Jeremy Smith, MD, orthopedic spine surgeon at Hoag Orthopedic Institute in Irvine, Calif. “The spine has a well-balanced S-shaped curvature in order to stabilize and support us,” Dr. Smith […]

Fitness

Everyday Medications You Probably Shouldn’t Take When You Exercise

Pain medications nd3000/Shutterstock What are they? There are two types of pain medications, also referred to as analgesics: acetaminophen (think Tylenol, etc.), which is alternative to aspirin for pain relief; and ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, etc.). Ibuprofen treats pain as well as reduces swelling and inflammation. “Pain is a signal of something—usually tissue injury—so overuse of analgesics […]