Author: Richard C. Trotter

With the Well+Good SHOP, our editors put their years of know-how to work in order to pick products (from skin care to self care and beyond) they’re betting you’ll love. While our editors independently select these products, making a purchase through our links may earn Well+Good a commission. Happy shopping! Explore the SHOP Knowing your zodiac signs can help you unlock some seriously stellar pleasure in the bedroom. Your astrological sign reveals more than just your personality—it can also illuminate your flirting style, love language, and even your wildest fantasies, helping you connect more deeply with yourself and your partner. The…

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There’s been a lot of buzz in the sober-curious world for dealcoholized wine, and for good reason. If you’re one of the many who love the taste and culture of vino but aren’t a fan of the headaches, dehydration, and brain fog that can happen after over-imbibing, dealcoholized wine may sound like an appealing option for you. Or maybe you’re among the estimated 41 percent of Americans who want to drink less alcohol, according to a 2024 survey by NCSolutions.  Whether you’re looking to lower your alcohol consumption or want an alternative to your traditional glass of wine, among other…

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These days, digestive supplements and toilet footstools are nearly as ubiquitous as avocado toast and matcha lattes. Moreover, conversations around poop (or a lack thereof) are more mainstream than ever. With the growing normalization around all things digestion and gut health—and a booming industry to support growing interest and needs—you’re probably no stranger to probiotic supplements. But how much do you *really* know about probiotics—including how effective they are, how to choose the right one, and if you even need them at all? To separate fact from fiction, we asked Brooklyn–based dietitian Maddie Pasquariello, MS, RDN to share the key…

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With the Well+Good SHOP, our editors put their years of know-how to work in order to pick products (from skin care to self care and beyond) they’re betting you’ll love. While our editors independently select these products, making a purchase through our links may earn Well+Good a commission. Happy shopping! Explore the SHOP What’s your go-to piece of clothing that you reach for day after day, no matter the season? You know the one: It’s high-quality, wear-anywhere, and seriously comfy—and it trumps everything else in your wardrobe. I’ll start. Mine’s a lightweight, throw-on sweater. Before you chime in about record-high…

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If you remember when Kim Kardashian famously put breastmilk on her psoriasis patches to help them heal, you know the reality star, entrepreneur, and Skims founder is no stranger to fringe health and beauty trends—especially ones that claim to improve your skin. The latest one Kardashian is trying out? Salmon sperm facials. Yes, you read that right. On a recent episode of The Kardashians, Kardashian told mom Kris Jenner about the treatment, saying “I got a salmon sperm facial, with salmon sperm injected into my face.” While this may seem odd (and like something only mega-celebrities can afford or have…

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There’s a cosmic surprise on the horizon this month: the second full moon in Capricorn of the year! This month’s full moon in Capricorn on July 21, 2024 at 6:16 a.m. EDT will circle us back to any themes or storylines that began to unfold during last month’s full moon—and push us to work toward our dreams. July’s full moon in Capricorn—also known as the Buck full moon—occurs in the third and final decan of Capricorn. (Each section of the zodiac is divided into three parts called decans, each with different themes and a different tarot card associated with each…

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With the Well+Good SHOP, our editors put their years of know-how to work in order to pick products (from skin care to self care and beyond) they’re betting you’ll love. While our editors independently select these products, making a purchase through our links may earn Well+Good a commission. Happy shopping! Explore the SHOP Whether you’re feeling inspired to step into the kitchen after binging season 3 of “The Bear” or are just looking to spruce up your arsenal of cookware tools, the Le Creuset Signature Cast-Iron Skillet can help. This 10.25-inch, French-made skillet combines durable cast-iron with a crack-proof enamel…

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A cavity here or there is no big deal, right? Sure, they seem tiny and harmless, but tooth decay that’s left untreated can cause serious oral health (and general health) problems—and it’s quite common. In fact, 90 percent of American adults age 20 to 64 have tooth decay, per the National Institutes of Health. Recently, influencers and even some dentists have gone viral on TikTok for sharing natural, affordable solutions to preserving dental health. Some are even claiming it’s possible to reverse a cavity on your own. Their solutions include things like mouth taping, swapping normal toothpaste for charcoal, and…

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Ice plunges, 75 Hard, “oatzempic”—good or bad, the wellness industry has its share of fads, and the internet rapidly speeds them along. It doesn’t take long for a catchy method to take hold when it goes viral on TikTok. And that’s exactly what’s happened with the 30-30-30 method.  Claimed as a surefire way to melt away the pounds, the 30-30-30 method is gaining popularity with people of all ages, genders, and fitness levels. Those jumping on the bandwagon are posting their compelling before and after results. But is it legit? We checked in with the experts to determine if the…

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As the saying goes, prevention is the best medicine—in most cases, with the prescription being healthy dietary and lifestyle behaviors sustained over time. According to a 2024 prospective cohort study1 published in the journal Gut, this truism also applies to limiting the likelihood of developing irritable bowel syndrome, aka IBS. To recap, IBS is a disorder that affects the functioning of your stomach and intestines. The disorder is “characterized by discomfort and change in bowel habits resulting from altered bowel motility and gut sensitivity,” says Will Bulsiewicz, MD, a board-certified gastroenterologist, bestselling author, and the US medical director of ZOE.…

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