JLo's Healthy Habits (and Body Image!), 10 Things That Are Slowing Your Metabolism, and More

Jennifer Lopez (Getty)Jennifer Lopez has one of the most enviable figures in Hollywood, but how does she keep in tip top shape? FitSugar gave us the scoop: no sugar, no salt, tons of portion-control, and eight hours of sleep. The coolest thing about her healthy habits? Keeping a positive body image. "I remember right after the twins were born having that weird jiggly belly—and kind of loving that, too. Because I earned that jiggly belly." [FitSugar]

Scary fact: There are 10 very likely things you could be doing that are slowing down your metabolism. Here's another reason to buy organic! [Women's Health]

Speaking of scary, as a sugar addict myself, I was pretty petrified by these 10 sugar truth bombs. Yikes! *Puts down the muffin*. [HuffPo]

Move over Retinol! There's a new skin superhero on the block: soybean extract. Could this plant have any more useful functions? [Prevention]

But if you'd like to transform your skin with ingredients from your cupboards and fridge, check out these 5 awesome DIY recipes. [Prevention]

(Getty) It's hard to believe Sharon Stone is 55! Yup. And even more surprising, she hasn't fought her aging with plastic surgery. "I can’t tell you how many doctors try to sell me a face lift," she told New You magazine, "I’ve even gone as far as having someone talk me into it, but when I went over and looked at pictures of myself, I thought, What are they going to lift? Yes, I have come close — but, frankly, I think that in the art of aging well there’s this sexuality to having those imperfections. It’s sensual.” Inspiring, huh? [BlissTree]


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