3 Simple Ways to Embrace Change Now

With a little preparation and some strategic choices, you can find the ability to welcome change.

Yoga for Weight Loss: 6 Moves to Get in Shape Fast

Yoga might not be most people's go-to exercise for weight loss—and that's a shame. Here's a circuit that proves why.

Bill Gates Has 4 Rules When It Comes to Reading—and You Should Follow Them

Listen to these four rules of reading to get the most out of your next book.

9 Superfoods for a Healthy Gallbladder Diet

Certain foods can keep your gallbladder in prime shape to help break down fat in the body, preventing acid reflux,...

Can Hot Peppers Make You Live Longer? This Study Says Yes!

Good news, spicy food lovers. You may outlive the rest of us.

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This Is Why You Shouldn’t Be Throwing Out Those Banana “Strings”

Before you throw out those weird banana "strings," read this!

5 Superfoods You Need to Add to Your Diet

By now you've heard plenty about pomegranates and blueberries. But what other superfoods should you be eating? Here's the latest...

This Woman Thought She Had an Infected Mosquito Bite—But the Actual Diagnosis Was Terrifying

What first appeared to be an insect bite turned out to be something far more dangerous.

What You Need to Know About Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS)

You schedule Saturday as your big workout day and feel strong after a great run and an even better session...

9 Surprising Benefits of Chewing Gum

It doesn't just freshen breath—the advantages that come from munching on a small stick are quite significant from head to...

Reader’s Digest Health Report: November 2017

We've rounded up the four best medical discoveries from around the world for November.

The 10 Worst Foods for Aging, According to a Health Expert

In his book, The Antioxidant Prescription, alternative health expert Dr. Bryce Wylde addresses what science has discovered to be the...

This is How Audrey Hepburn Stayed So Slim (Without Ever Dieting)

Having a Hollywood-ready figure might be simpler than you think.

This Is the Reason Why North Americans Refrigerate Eggs and Europeans Don’t

The most important part is keeping harmful bacteria at bay. But does that mean you have to refrigerate? Not the...

8 Smells That Can Make You Happier, According to Science

The key to happiness might be right under your nose.

The Healthiest Part of the Avocado Is in Your Garbage

What most people consider the waste of wastes could actually be the gem of gems.

Once You See What Nutella is Made Up Of, You’ll Never Want to Eat It Again

You should probably stop eating it on your multigrain toast for breakfast.

Are You Getting Enough of These 5 Vitamins and Minerals?

If you’re feeling tired or unwell, a lack of nutrients could be to blame. These five essential vitamins and minerals...

Here is What You’ll Regret Most in Life, According to Science

Spoiler alert: It all relies on the company you keep.

Waking Nightmares: One Woman’s Battle with Sleep Hallucinations

After years of terrifying hallucinations, I finally learned to stop worrying and love sleep.

6 Tips For Travelling with Diabetes

Even if you’re planning a getaway, your blood-sugar levels should stay put. Jillian Paulmark, a registered dietitian and certified diabetes...

Reader’s Digest Health Report: Summer 2017

We've rounded up the 14 best medical discoveries from around the world for the summer of 2017.

Yes, There’s a Reason Doctors Have Such Sloppy Handwriting—Here’s Why

It isn't just a coincidence all your doctors have bad handwriting.

8 Things You Shouldn’t Do While Tired

It goes without saying that you shouldn’t drive or, um, operate heavy machinery, but these surprising moves are also a...

8 Genius Habits Your 80-Year-Old Brain Will Thank You for Doing Today

Senior moments? Not anymore. Maintain a healthy brain and improve your memory and cognitive function with these smart habits.

What You Should Know About Preserving Muscle Mass

As we age, our muscles tend to shrink and weaken. Here’s a primer on what to watch out for and...