Prevention magazine gives you healthy solutions you can really live with. Every issue delivers the latest news and trends on health, food, and nutrition, family, fitness, and more!
3 FUN FACTS ABOUT THE SPRING VIRTUAL WALK
Sip on This
Science Says: Take a Nap
Bleeding Gums? You Might Need a Vitamin Boost
B Is for the Brain
Overcoming Pregnancy Loss
I want to stop biting my nails, but it feels impossible. What should I do?
When Young Love Hurts
20-Minute Meal Under $15
SPRING SUPERFOODS • The meal on page 14 is packed with seasonal vegetables. Here, more springtime superfoods to try, from Jessica Stamm, a registered dietitian nutritionist in California.
CORE BUILDER • A weighted sit-up targets multiple ab muscles at once, making it the ultimate move to tone up your midsection, improve your posture, and prevent back pain.
Get Up and Stretch It Out! • We’ve all been spending a bit more time than before on our bums, but sitting for long periods can lead to stiff muscles, back pain, and poor posture when you do stand up. Loosen up with these feel-better moves from Chad Walding, D.P.T., a physical therapist and cofounder of NativePath.
Natural Benefits of Salt • We rarely give thought to salt outside of the kitchen—but actually it’s been used therapeutically for thousands of years. With its anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties, it may ease nasal congestion, relieve sore throats, and smooth rough skin. Gaia Mather, N.D., an assistant professor at National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, OR, shares her favorite home uses.
Aromatherapy for Pain
REFRESH YOUR BEAUTY ROUTINE • If there’s ever been a time to really embrace the power of possibility that comes with spring, it’s 2021. So to help you find new favorites and rediscover the joys of pampering yourself, we tested hundreds of beauty products and tapped industry pros for their insights. The result is this list of the most effective skincare, barely-there makeup, salon-worthy haircare, and nail nourishers. Feel your best this year!
DAILY SKIN SAVIORS
ALLOVER BODY BOOSTERS
HEALTHY HAIR ESSENTIALS
SIMPLE, STUNNING MAKEUP
PRETTY NAIL NECESSITIES
DETOX YOUR HOME • Our room-by-room guide to breathing easier, literally and figuratively.
Meet Your Feet • Take a load off and learn how to help them walk you through all you do.
3 Sexual Side Effects of the Pill
Improve Your Circulation
IN IT FOR THE LONG HAUL • While it’s true that most people recover from COVID-19, a growing number continue to experience debilitating symptoms months after the onset of their infections. Scientists are racing to find out why post-COVID syndrome happens and what we can do about it.
5 Myths About Screens • Spending 24/7 on your device is not healthy, but many “dangers” are high-tech hype.
Does It Work? Dental Gadgets
Rethinking fatness • Many doctors, insurers, and policy makers are hyper-focused on weight loss as a cure for what ails us. But other health experts say that automatically associating body size with health is misguided—even dangerous. Here, some truths to know before deciding you need to diet.
A Special Toast • These tasty, nutrient-packed toppers are the best things since—well, you know.
Baked Eggs with Spinach and Tomato
Eating for Energy
But First, VEGGIES! • Make plants the star of your dinner plate with these fresh, easy meals from Prevention’s new book, The Plant-Based Plan. It’s all about giving whole foods a chance to shine so...