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4 Surprising Foods That'll Make You Look Younger | Women's Health Magazine

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http://www.womenshealthmag.com - The easiest way to improve your health is to attach a good-for-you habit to something that you do every day without even thinking about it—like eating! So the next time you’re at the grocery store, stock up on foods that pack anti-inflammatory and anti-aging properties, as well as fat-fighting antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. These options are delicious, versatile, and will make you feel and look great. Lean more about them in the new book 20 Pounds Younger.

Cocoa Powder Smoothies | Women's Health Magazine

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http://www.womenshealthmag.com - Before you accuse chocolate of being an unhealthy smoothie ingredient, you should know that research suggests consuming cocoa powder can increase your body's anti-inflammatory response, cutting heart disease and stroke risk. Sweet, right? (Sorry, we couldn't resist.) If that isn't convincing enough for you, maybe these nine appetizing sips will change your mind.

Spaghetti and Meatballs for Less Than 350 Calories | Women's Health Magazine

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http://www.womenshealthmag.com - Each month, your favorite dishes get a healthy and delectable do-over with tips from Keri Glassman, R.D. What makes this recipe so much better than the original? For one thing, substituting vitamin A-rich sweet potato for traditional pasta will cut your carb load nearly in half—the spuds have 26 grams per cup, compared with 43 grams in a cup of noodles. Using ground turkey in place of beef also means two-thirds less saturated fat, while still maintaining a good supply of energizing iron. Plus the dish also includes fiber- and protein-packed farro, as well as turmeric, which is a powerful anti

Smoothies That Taste Like Holiday Cookies | Women's Health Magazine

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http://www.womenshealthmag.com - Tis the season...for holiday cookies! Seriously, they're everywhere: at your office holiday party, next to the cash register at the grocery store, sitting on the kitchen counter at your parents' house. You can't avoid them. Biting into these baked delights isn't the only way you can enjoy them—you can sip healthful smoothies inspired by these treats, too

The Healthiest Refrigerator You’ll Ever See | Women's Health Magazine

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http://www.womenshealthmag.com - Most techies in Silicon Valley devote their lives to developing a new code or app. But Dave Asprey, a former Silicon Valley investor and entrepreneur, spent the last 15 years hacking something far more complex: his biology. (That's a look inside his refrigerator above.)

Asprey’s new book, The Bulletproof Diet, details what he learned over this time, during which he shelled out $300,000 to visit private neural activity-reading facilities hidden in a Canadian forest and remote monasteries in Tibet to answer the question “What are the simplest things you can do to be better at everything?”

The Holiday Treats You SHOULD Be Eating | Women's Health Magazine

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http://www.womenshealthmag.com - Will one sugar cookie wreck your eating plan? No. But if your calendar is filled with company parties, holiday dinners, and cookie swaps, you’ll want to be a bit more selective the next time you load your plate, says dietician Alexandra Caspero, R.D., founder of Delicious Knowledge. "I encourage enjoying your favorite foods over the holidays but prioritizing healthier options." Can you ID the holidays’ not-quite-as-bad treats—and straight-up splurges? See how they stack up in this holiday food face-off.

All the Ingredients in Your Coffee That Aren’t Coffee | Women's Health Magazine

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http://www.womenshealthmag.com - Question: Since when is $4 a normal price to pay for a simple cup of coffee? Answer: Since coffee shortages have become a serious problem. Not only are prices going up, but the quality of your Joe might be going down, as well, according to Brazilian research presented at a meeting of the American Chemical Society.

To combat the shortages, coffee suppliers are mixing in all sorts of fillers that are not easily detected. "With a lower supply of coffee in the market, prices rise, and that favors fraud because of the economic gain," says Suzana Lucy Nixdorf, Ph.D., of State University of Londr

Exactly What to Eat to Raise Your IQ 20 Points | Women's Health Magazine

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http://www.womenshealthmag.com - There are countless ways that eating healthy food can improve your lifestyle: It can help you slim down, sleep better, and improve your skin, to name a few. Well, new research from Dave Asprey, a tech entrepreneur and author of the New York Times Best Seller The Bulletproof Diet (published by Women’s Health’s parent company, Rodale), found that healthy food can also boost your brainpower.

Asprey spent 15 years studying his own biology (he even traveled to faraway places like Tibet in search of ancient health wisdom), and managed to lose 100 pounds—and raise his IQ by 20 points in the proce