Kara Wahlgren

Kara Wahlgren

Writer, editor, photographer.

Philly-area freelance writer specializing in health, fitness, nutrition, and personal finance. karawahlgren@gmail.com

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40s pv article

11 Bad Habits You Can No Longer Get Away With In Your 40s

You don't have to let middle age wreak havoc on your well-being, but you do have to be more careful about avoiding a few common mistakes.

Bb hungry article

10 Reasons Why You Feel Like You’re Always Hungry

If you understand how hunger works — and why you sometimes feel ravenous for no apparent reason — you can take control of your cravings and keep your healthy eating habits on track.

17 healthier article
Seventeen Magazine

10 Genius Hacks for Eating Healthier

No kale salads required.

Bb beginner article

11 Beginner Workout Tips to Help You Get Fit

Armed with a bit of basic info, you can start seeing progress quickly, which can make all the difference when it comes to staying motivated and sticking with your program.

Pv depression article

10 Ways To Treat Your Mild Depression Without Meds

Experts believe antidepressants may be less effective for people with mild depression, but these natural remedies may help you manage your symptoms.

17 suicide article
Seventeen Magazine

What You Need to Know if You Think a Friend is Considering Suicide

If someone is struggling, here's how you can help.

Hpv article
Seventeen Magazine

8 Things You Need to Know About HPV

It's not just genital warts.

Sexed article
Seventeen Magazine

13 Things You Probably Didn't Learn in Sex Ed

...but definitely need to know.

Every body article
Seventeen Magazine

17 Things Every Girl Needs to Know About Her Body

Stop obsessing about your so-called "flaws," for starters.

Mealprep article

10 Tips to Meal Prep Without Getting Bored

Keep meal-prep burnout from getting in the way of your healthy eating plan.

Shakecold article

7 Reasons You Can't Shake That Cold | Prevention

If your cold symptoms are overstaying their welcome, or you feel like you're getting worse instead of better, here's what could be to blame.

Tbb picky article

11 (Actually Helpful) Tips to Help Picky Kids Eat Healthier

Your kid probably won’t transform into a tiny Andrew Zimmern overnight, but you can at least add a few foods to his or her repertoire, which will make mealtime easier — and healthier — for everyone.

Adderall article
Seventeen Magazine

5 Most Dangerous Myths You've Heard About Adderall

No, it won't make you smarter.

Roommates article

How Roommates Can Help You Fund Your First Home

Ready to save big by sharing your space? Here’s what you need to know.

Negativecal article

Do “Negative Calorie" Foods Really Help You Lose Weight?

You’ve probably also heard the theory that certain foods are so low in calories that you burn more energy chewing and digesting them than you consumed in the first place. Is it too good to be true?