Applying deodorant every morning is as standard as eating breakfast. Some of us have been blocking sweat since our junior high health teachers first advised. But what’s the truth about antiperspirant, and can it be harmful in the long run?

Feasting before bed is considered a universal no-no for weight loss, but will those extra calories before bedtime actually lead to a larger midsection?

The reality is, America is fixated on reality TV shows. So what's the big deal? Find out why we're obsessed and what it means about our personalities.

We asked the Greatist community about the better choices they make every day. Here are some of our favorites for a healthier summer.

A Scottish company has created a pizza with some impressive nutritional claims: All natural, low sodium, packed with fiber, vitamins, and minerals. A slice that’s suitable for breakfast, lunch, and dinner? We see if it's too good to be true.

Our founder goes on a six-pack abs in six weeks challenge and shares his journey… so you don’t have to. Follow along on his recap of Week Four.


A new egg substitute called “Beyond Eggs” is now on sale at Whole Foods in California, and may soon be available worldwide. Find out why one company decided to look outside the organic aisle to promote a twist on the ultimate breakfast staple.
No doubt you've heard about the Affordable Care Act (aka "Obamacare") and the related government shutdown. But "hearing about it" and "understanding it" are two very different things. To help, we've rounded up a bunch of resources that break down what's happening to health insurance, how it will affect your life, and what this has to do with shutting down the government.
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Today's Renew Year challenge is going to make you want to la la. And smile, a lot.

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Serve this festive, fruit-packed sweet-and-spicy sangria at any holiday party. Tis' the season!


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