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Carly Vandergriendt

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7 Ways to Kick Your Libido Into High Gear

If your sex drive is on the lowest gear, get it revving again with these seven tips. Read More »

10 Things You Never Knew About Poop

Poo — we all do it. Though it’s not exactly dinner conversation, it’s a good idea to know what’s normal and what’s ... Read More »

Does Bacon Really Give You Cancer?

The jury is in, and bacon is out. Like other processed meats, bacon can wreak havoc on your health if you eat it every day. Read More »

The Best Subscription Boxes for a Healthy Lifestyle

Whether you’re a snack-happy and paleo or an overworked parent, there’s a box out there for you. Have you found yours yet? 1. HelloFresh ... Read More »

Lies You Shouldn't Tell Your Doctor

No harm in a little white lie — or is there? Find out how these six doctor's office lies can compromise your health. 1. “Yes, I took ... Read More »

Healthy Edibles: Can You Have Your Weed Brownie and Eat It Too?

Edibles, or cannabis-infused foods, are the health-conscious person’s way of avoiding the harmful effects of smoking marijuana. But when most people think of edibles, ... Read More »

Debunking the Myths Surrounding MSG

You’ve probably heard the claims. Monosodium glutamate (MSG), a common and longstanding food additive in Asian cuisine, causes health problems such as headaches, obesity, ... Read More »

How Energy Drinks Are Destroying Your Body

Energy drinks like Monster, Red Bull, 5-Hour Energy, and Rock Star may be popular, but are they safe? Read More »

The Best and Worst "Drunk" Food

Can you get away with gorging on pizza at 3 a.m.? Read More »

Vegetarian Turkey Alternatives That'll Convert Even the Staunchest of Carnivores

Does being vegetarian mean forgoing a traditional Thanksgiving meal? Not anymore! Read More »

Everything You Need to Know About Pus

Pus. You’ve got it, now what does it mean? Read More »

What’s the Worst Appetite Suppressant?

Read this before taking an all-natural appetite suppressant. Read More »

5 Major Risks of Going Gluten-Free

The gluten-free diet may be the biggest health craze to hit North America since the Atkins diet. But is it actually good for you? Read More »

7 Weird but Normal Things That Can Happen to Your Body

From that old person smell to the geographical insights provided by your tongue, your body can do some truly weird things. 1. You become Dr. Strangelove. ... Read More »

There Are Actually Four Sleep Schedules, Not Two

It’s 9 a.m. For early birds, also known as larks, it’s the prime time of the day—the moment they feel most energized ... Read More »

How Sanitary Are Hot Springs?

Hot springs have been called “fountains of youth” for the anti-aging effects that mineral water can have on skin. But, that doesn’t mean they’... Read More »

Can Hypnosis Help You Lose Weight?

Hypnosis might just be the best-kept secret for losing weight. Read More »

Is Being A Social Smoker Actually Bad For You?

Can taking one puff every now and then really be so bad for you? It depends. Read More »

Whatever You Do, Don't Consume This Before Sex

Some foods can help you to turn up the heat before you hit the sack with your partner, while others turn it down. Read More »

Watch Out! You May Be Neglecting These 3 Areas of Your Body When You Work Out

Most of us go to the gym to get big biceps, pecs, and abs. But at what cost? Read More »

Calling Doctor Love: Why STD Home Remedies Don't Always Work

Think you can cure your STD with a home remedy? Read this first. Read More »

Just Friends? Here's Why Having Opposite Sex Friends Could Be More Trouble Than Its Worth

Can heterosexual men and women in serious relationships have close friends of the opposite gender? The answer might surprise you. Read More »

How to Know If You're Getting Enough Protein on a Plant-Based Diet

Vegan? You’ve probably been asked a bajillion times whether you’re getting enough protein. So, are you? Read More »

5 Reasons Why Sex Hurts

Sometimes sex don’t feel like it should. Read More »