The University of Cincinnati conducted a study on how looks relate to health. Researchers followed 15,000 American men and women from the age of 10 till they were 24 to 35 (now that's dedication). They tracked both their physical and mental health. The connection between attractiveness and better health was and remains astounding. The best-looking candidates were least likely to be troubled with ADHD, depression, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, asthma and tinnitus. These findings were published in the Journal of Evolution & Human Behavior.
From eating more veggies to sweaty being dubbed the new sexy, here are several scientifically-proven ways being healthy gives your love life a boost, regardless of your relationship status.
In honor of National Women's Health week, we're celebrating the ladies who sweat it out to stay in shape. Because aside from bettering their bodies, they're great catches. Total girlfriend material. Gentleman, this is where you come in. It's time to ditch the back of the bar and head to the cardio section for the woman of your dreams.
Often people find themselves in a loop of dieting, then overeating, then recommitting to a diet only to never find peace with their bodies or with food. But the very best way to find your body's sweet spot is to stop dieting and integrate mindful eating. Your body doesn't want to be unnaturally skinny, nor does it want to be bigger than it needs to be. When you integrate mindful eating and learn to really slow down and listen to what your body needs, your weight naturally falls to its healthiest place.
Remember last year when Amanda Bynes was permanently sporting that blond wig with the bangs and sending out those crazy tweets? That was so 2013. If you are wondering how she is doing now, we have got the scoop.
My partner remains proud of the fact that his fastest 13.1 miles are faster than mine (so are his marathon times), chiding me while simultaneously expressing pride over my accomplishments. In front of friends and families, he is my biggest fan, boasting that I'm the "athlete in the family," but at home, when it's just the two of us, he drives me mad with his ceaseless competitive nature.
She's flexible in more ways than you know, is happier and more reasons you should date a yoga lover.
We think staying in is the new sexy. Enter our Dinner For Two series! This week, we're serving up a mouthwatering menu that's sure to impress your date and keep your heart healthy — featuring this sweet-and-savory salmon dish certified by the American Heart Association.
He's 13 percent smarter than the average person, is monstrously fit and more reasons you need to be dating a cyclist.
Valentine's Day is all about indulgence. Champagne, roses, huge boxes of chocolates and conversation hearts will be exchanged between lovers. Whether you are single or spoken for, chances are you will be tempted to taste some sort of sweet treat on February 14th.
Celebrity weight loss is a tricky thing. With every method of exercise and dieting at their disposal, it's not hard to see how so many actors and actresses end up tipping the scale too far the other way. Parades of skinny starlets walk the red carpet and you start to wonder if there's a healthy body left in Hollywood.
Forget caking on the makeup, getting spray tans, or drastically, botox or plastic surgery. The key to making yourself look more attractive to others lies in your diet.
Giving can be a wonderful and beautiful thing. When we give money to help a child with leukemia or help an elderly woman get a cart at the grocery store, it is a reflection of the giving that we, as a society, deeply desire to see because in our current society healthy giving is severely lacking.
Porn addiction can lead to decreased social and intimacy skills, making you and/or your partner emotionally unavailable. Are you suffering and in need of serious assistance? This relationship expert explores how porn addiction can negatively affect your lives.