One Yoga Pose That Will Wake You Up Like A Cup of Coffee

My Body 7.3.2018

One cup of coffee in the morning isn’t so bad, or is it? A recent report claims drinking your coffee first thing in the morning actually reduces the boost you think you’re getting and leads you to build a tolerance, lowering its lasting power and probably causing you to drink more to get the same … Read More

6 Surprising Foods That Help You Fall In Love

My Body 5.2.2016

To help love bloom, skip the bar and the movie. Women like to be taken to dinner. A recent study found being fed before romance shifted the brain into a space that’s more attentive and responsive to romantic cues. Feeling satiated by food might mean women seek satiation in “other ways,” post-meal, suggested researchers. That … Read More

How to Reduce the Amount of Trash You Produce

My Body 11.1.2016

Bad news – we’re trashing our home, Earth. We’ve been dumping twice as much trash as was first estimated by the EPA.  This year was the hottest year on record, which makes it urgent to note our own contributions to climate change. What we throw away, how, and when, matters. It may seem like a … Read More

The Foolproof Way To Avoid Catching A Cold This Winter

My Body 16.11.2015

Are you already dreading the upcoming cold season? There really is one simple trick to avoid getting sick this winter, and if you pay attention to your body, you’re probably already doing it. Researchers took 164 healthy people and monitored them for a week, then gave them nasal drops of the cold virus to see … Read More

Pelvic Floor Exercises That Will Improve Your Sex Life

My Body 19.1.2017

  Do you know what the pelvic floor is? We are generally unaware of what it is exactly, what its function is and the vital role it plays in our sex lives. Luckily, it is easy to keep it in shape by just regularly exercising for a few minutes. If you have ever experienced discomfort … Read More

5 Rainy Day Activities to Create More Happiness In Your Life

My Body 9.11.2016

Spring is a magical time of year: the sun rises earlier in the morning and sets later in the evening. The days become slightly warmer, and flowers start to bloom. However, April showers (and those in May and June) make it challenging to do everything outdoors. Here are five rainy day activities that will create … Read More

Why You Deserve a Break, From Yourself

My Body 7.10.2016

Do you find that there is a critical voice in your head that follows you around all day and all night? It may pop up as you get out of bed (“Late again!”) or when you look in the mirror (“You look exhausted.”) Or maybe you notice it when you get to work. (“You never … Read More

3 Stress Busting Yoga Poses for Your Commute

My Body 6.3.2015

Oh yes, the daily commute is right up there for ramping up stress – nobody loves the crush of people on a train or bumper-to-bumper traffic! However, according to critical research, daily commutes can cause health problems such as spiked and/or chronic high blood pressure, higher cholesterol, lower quality of sleep, back pain, and a … Read More

Rose-Marie Swift

My Body 24.9.2014

Rose-Marie Swift has been a make-up artist for over 20 years. Her product line is gorgeous, and it has gained her a cult-like following.  Her work has been featured in such publications as Vogue, W, Harper’s Bazaar, i-D, Allure, Marie Claire, Glamour, Interview, and Elle. Her make-up has appeared in ads for Diane von Furstenberg, … Read More

How to Make a Tofu Scramble Without a Recipe

My Body 9.2.2015

Here at Food52, we love recipes — but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don’t always need a recipe, you’ll make your favorite dishes a lot more often. Today: A simpler way to cook tofu, for vegans and non-vegans alike.   For all of the progress we’ve made demystifying tofu, there’s … Read More

Can A Good Cupping Heal You?

My Body 21.10.2015

Celebrities from Jennifer Aniston to Gwyneth Paltrow have bared their backs publicly to reveal circular shapes on their bodies, which look painful, but are actually marks of an ancient Chinese medicinal treatment called cupping. As more Westerners are asking for it, it’s even become available at some posh spas. One high-end hotel in Los Angeles … Read More

The New Rules for Salt

My Body 13.1.2016

  A few recent studies tossed some controversial doubt on our long-held belief that “low salt equals better health,” so we thought it would be the right time to examine the new rules for salt, since February is National Heart Month. A high salt diet remains a prime source of high blood pressure and increases … Read More