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Can the Keto Diet Ease Your Worst PMS Symptoms? We Asked an Expert

It’s easy to see why the ketogenic diet continues to be so trendy. It can lead to weight loss, and followers get to eat the high-fat foods just about every other eating plan discourages. (A refresher: The keto diet restricts your daily intake of carbohydrates to about 5% and increases fats to about 75% of your daily calories, with the rest coming from protein.)

Conjoined Twins Separated in Risky Surgery 13 Years Ago Are Now Thriving With Only One Leg Each

Maliyah and Kendra Herrin, from Salt Lake City, Utah, were born conjoined twins: connected at the torso and sharing a pelvis, liver, large intestine, one single kidney, and two legs. Thirteen years later, the sisters are thriving with two separate bodies, about to finish their junior year of high school. They recently starred in a biographical BBC Three documentary.

What Is Mindful Eating?

You grab breakfast on your way to work, wolf down lunch at your desk, and you think you ate something for dinner before you made it to the gym, but you aren’t exactly sure what. All of these are examples of mindless eating. It’s a regular part of many of our lives—thanks to distractions like our phones, a plethora of unhealthy food options, and the push we feel to multi-task.

Deep Vein Thrombosis Prophylaxis

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) occurs when a clot forms in the “deep veins” of the body, specifically the legs. DVT is serious, and the complications that ensue can be fatal. While there are quite a number of risk factors for developing DVT, there are also things you can do to help prevent it.

Electric or Hybrid Car: Pros & Cons

If you’re looking for a new car, you might wonder which is better: an electric car or a hybrid car. Well, there are certain benefits and drawbacks to both types of vehicles. To help you better understand which would be the best fit for you, here is a general overview and the pros and cons of each:

Things You Need To Know Before You Travel With Other People

Traveling all alone can mean a lot of quiet, peace, and introspection. In any case, there’s something unique about having somebody close by — whether it’s your boyfriend or your best friend, merging travel styles requires a little adaptability and a lot of compromises. Here, two Glamour writers (and one reader) share their definitive guides on things you need to know before you travel with other people.

Stay Focused While Working at Home

Aside from not ever having to work a day in your life, working from home is the best it can get in the real world. You don’t ever have to change out of your pajamas, you can chill on the sofa with your laptop, and your entire kitchen is right there if you have a hankering for a snack. The only downside is that it can sometimes be difficult to concentrate because you’re surrounded by way more distractions than there would be in a typical office.

Mindful Eating Can Ease Cravings and May Help You Lose Weight—Here’s How

You grab breakfast on your way to work, wolf down lunch at your desk, and you think you ate something for dinner before you made it to the gym, but you aren’t exactly sure what. All of these are examples of mindless eating. It’s a regular part of many of our lives—thanks to distractions like our phones, a plethora of unhealthy food options, and the push we feel to multi-task.

4 Diet Mistakes That are Killing People Around the World

We all know that healthy foods are often more expensive than foods with little nutritional value. But the prohibitive cost of foods that are good for us might be taking a bigger toll than you previously realized. A shocking new report published in the journal The Lancet claims that as many as one-fifth of deaths around the world are linked to poor diets.

A College Student Was Killed After She Mistook a Stranger’s Car for Her Uber—Here’s How to Stay Safe When Ride-Sharing

Hopping into an Uber or a Lyft has become such a normal part of life, it’s easy to forget that you’re getting into a car with a total stranger. Over the weekend, a student at the University of South Carolina got into a car thinking it was her Uber. The next day, police found her dead. She had accidentally mistook a predator’s car for the Uber she called for a ride.

Adidas Just Launched Game of Thrones-Inspired Sneakers—and They’re Selling Out Like Crazy

If you’ve been anxiously counting down the days until the final season premiere of HBO’s Game of Thrones, here’s something to hold you over until April 14: Adidas just launched a new collection of GOT-inspired colorways on their popular Ultraboost sneaker. In other words, you can now make it clear to everyone in your workout class who you’re rooting for to end up on the throne (Jon, obviously, right?).

Where to Buy Kate Middleton’s Under-$100 Sneakers

Kate Middleton traded in her designer dresses for a sportier look during a two-day tour of Northern Ireland recently. The royal mama of three arrived at Windsor Park Stadium in Belfast wearing a stunning Carolina Herrera red coat dress, black tights, and lace-up booties—but then did a quick athleisure outfit change before taking to the field for a soccer game.

A Neurologist Explains Everything You Need to Know About Migraines—and How to Avoid Them

There’s nothing quite like the misery of a migraine. If you’re among the nearly 20 percent of women who suffer from these headaches, you know how painful they can be. But there’s new reason for hope: Researchers are finally shedding light on what was once a mostly misunderstood medical phenomenon. “Even just 10 years ago, doctors thought migraines were a blood vessel problem,” explains Geoffrey Eubank, MD, the medical chief of general neurology at OhioHealth in Columbus. “Now we know they are neurological, meaning they’re caused by a burst of cellular activity in the brain. And that has contributed to innovations in treatment.”

7 Healthy Recipes for Weight Loss

Just because you’re trying to lose weight doesn’t mean your meals have to be boring and bland. Take this chili lime shrimp zucchini noodle dish for example, or maybe the smoky paprika fish tacos with apple slaw—you can almost taste the to-die-for flavor. Here, we’ve rounded up seven of the best healthy recipes for weight loss that will make you forget you’re trying to shed pounds.

Do Cold Weather Workouts Burn More Calories?

If cooler weather is your cue to hunker down in the gym, it may be time to rethink that strategy. The reason: Some studies show that you may actually burn more calories when you break a sweat in the cold. There’s even a new boutique fitness spot capitalizing on this idea. At Brrrn studio in New York, the climate is kept between 45°F and 60°F. But does the science on this stuff actually pan out? We got experts to weigh in, plus offer pointers on getting it done.

7 Hair Color Trends That Are Going to Be Huge in 2019

We’re welcoming 2019 with open arms, and that means getting one step ahead of the hair color trends that are going to drop as soon as the clock strikes midnight. While 2018 brought us some unforgettable styles (did someone say cold brew hair?), the hair colors we’ve been seeing for 2019 are going to be game changers. Here are 7 trends that will be everywhere this coming year. One look is inspired by none other than the Kardashians…and that’s just the beginning.

This Fitness Coach Shared a Bare-Naked Photo After Losing 100 Pounds

Mallory King is a pillar of body positivity. Her Instagram account is comprised of snapshots of her motivational tweets (“The scale is not the problem, you giving it so much power over your happiness is” she recently posted) and #nofilter pictures to document and celebrate body acceptance. Whether it’s about physical or mental health, King is all about transparency with her followers.

Should You Work Out if You Have a Cold or the Flu?

To avoid getting a cold or the flu, you take every precaution: You got a flu shot, you spritz hand sanitizer everywhere, and you keep your distance from coworkers with cold or flu symptoms. You even committed to the gym harder than Harry and Meghan Markle have committed to each other after learning that regular moderate exercise strengthens the immune system, one study review suggests.

The Alcohol You Can Actually Drink on the Keto Diet

Yes, most alcoholic beverages are essentially carbohydrate in liquid form. And yes, since your carbs are so limited on the keto diet, you’re better off choosing carbs that are bundled with good-for-you nutrients. (Think whole grains, fruits, and starchy vegetables—all of which are chock-full of vitamins, minerals, fiber, and disease-fighting compounds.) 

4 Surprising Reasons You’re Having Stomach Problems

Say what now? The acronym stands for fermentable oligo-, di-, and monosaccharides and polyols. “They’re basically carbs that get fermented by gut bacteria and, for some people, cause digestive symptoms like bloating and gas,” says Ariana Cucuzza, RDN, a nutritionist at the Center for Functional Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic. Cutting out FODMAPs might ease your gastro-distress, but it’s worth talking to a nutritionist first, as the carbs are found all over the food pyramid: in dairy, wheat, lentils, onions, some fruits, honey, and more.

These Running Sunglasses Are the Only Ones I’ve Tried That Don’t Slip or Bounce

During college, an acquaintance who took her wrinkle-fighting regimen very seriously told me she purposely didn’t spend much time outside. I couldn’t relate when she confessed this to me. Conjuring up visions of the soccer camps of my youth, my family’s many ocean-side vacations, and the countless outdoor runs I had racked up over the years, I remember thinking,You’re really, really missing out. Not to mention, we’re only in our 20s!

This Is The Workout That Got Alexandra Daddario Into ‘Baywatch’ Shape

Alexandra Daddario of Baywatch fame is a force to be reckoned with. In addition to being a big-screen star, she’s also a doting dog mom, spokesperson for the United Nations Foundation, and avid yogi. We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Daddario, who is launching a new partnership with Kleenex. Here, she filled us in on her favorite healthy foods, go-to workouts, and how she manages to find balance.

3 Things You’re Doing Online That Can Hurt Your Relationship

Social media has changed the way we navigate relationships—the one you’re in now and those in the past. That’s not necessarily a good thing. “Not only do you have the ability to interact with your exes, but you can also look up your partner’s ex and find pictures or videos of them when they were dating,” says Kevin Gilliland, PsyD, a Dallas-based psychologist and executive director of the counseling service Innovation360.