Aleksandra Mencel

Assistant Editor, Print

When she's not scouring the web for the latest and weirdest health trends, Aleks is probably baking Oz-approved treats, doing something Polish, or running on the boardwalk.

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The Tastiest Way to Enjoy Summer Produce All Year Long
Get ready to have some fun with your favorite fruits and veggies.
Health Hacks for Your Heart
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Show Your Heart Some Love With These Simple Health Hacks
When we say simple, we mean siiiimple.
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What It's Like to Give Up Artificial Sweeteners for a Month
After sipping on Splenda for over a decade, my maladjusted tastebuds were less than thrilled.
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Play With Your Superfood Contest
Share your playful minirecipe or snack idea and you could win a yearlong Graze snack subscription—boxes of healthy treats delivered to your...
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10 Allergen-Free Treats to Satisfy Any Sweet Tooth
They passed the ultimate taste test.
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Play With Your Superfoods Contest Official Rules
Share your playful minirecipe or snack idea and you could win a yearlong Graze snack subscription—boxes of healthy treats delivered to your...
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10 Creative Ways to Support Cancer Patients and Research
They'll fit your passion, schedule, and bank balance.
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What It's Like Living With an Underdeveloped Uterus and Vagina
A retired nurse-turned-author sheds light on a rare congenital condition in her new book.
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How to Protect Your Eyes From Getting Sunburned
Yes, it's a real thing. But it's also easy to prevent.
Recipe ideas for younger-looking skin
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6 Super Tasty Recipes for Looking and Feeling Younger
Put down the concealer. The secret to a younger you is in your kitchen.
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6 Ways to Declutter Your Space in Five Minutes or Less
A reformed hoarder shares her easy and effective tips for simplified living.
Day Off Diet Success
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How Four TV and Radio Personalities Lost a Collective 50 Pounds on Dr. Oz's Day-Off Diet
Their weight loss was just the beginning — they also learned some important lifestyle lessons along the way.
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9 Places You're Forgetting to Apply Sunscreen
Plus the sunscreen ingredients you should look for.
Healthier Valentine's Day Treats
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6 Healthier Versions of Classic Valentine's Day Treats
All the sweet you need without any of the guilt.
Coconut Recipes
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4 Crazy-Good Recipes for Cooking With Coconuts
You can make a lot more than you'd think with this versatile fruit.
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How to Choose and Open a Coconut
Don't let this superfruit's intimidating exterior keep you from taking advantage of its versatile interior.
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The Good Life's Foolproof Guide to Beating Snowmageddon
Who says blizzards can't be fun?
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5 More Simple and Slimming Eating Hacks From Jenna Wolfe
Because everyone could use a little extra help after the holidays.
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