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Amanda Chan

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Past articles by Amanda:

Insulin resistance: Risk factor for heart disease and diabetes

Insulin resistance is a condition where the body's cells don't properly respond to the hormone insulin, which tells cells to take in blood sugar and use it for fuel. → Read More

The Best Of Bustle: Our 50 Favorite Stories From 2018

Years in review are always tough: How can you possibly include every single thing that had an impact, that led to an action, that held meaning, big or small, even if for a brief moment? Just look back at some of the biggest news in the last year… → Read More

I Never Truly Appreciated Dim Sum Until I Realized What It Represented In My Life

When I was growing up in Phoenix, Arizona, my family and I had a weekend tradition: Dim sum for lunch. Most Sundays after church, we’d drive to our preferred dim sum restaurant of the moment (in elementary school, it was C-Fu Gourmet; in high school… → Read More

How The Editor-In-Chief Of Apartment Therapy Decorates Her Apartment

In Be My Guest, Bustle takes you inside cool homes so you can gather design and decor inspo for yourself. In this inaugural article born out of our Instagram Stories series, we give you a glimpse of the living room of Apartment Therapy… → Read More

Bustle's November Issue, Evolution, Is About Celebrating Who You've Become

Change is one of those things that elicits wildly varied responses from us human people. Sometimes the change is exciting: a trip, a new relationship, a new living space. Sometimes it's painful, especially when it's the type of change imposed on us… → Read More

Bustle's FANGIRLS Issue Is About Celebrating Your "Thing," Whatever It Is

Everyone has that thing that's just their thing. You know what I'm talking about: the activity or interest you're mildly (or not-so-mildly) obsessed with. People automatically associate it with you, or frequently go to you about it for your… → Read More

In Bustle's Second Issue, We're Celebrating "Something New" — Including The Launch Of Bustle UK

Bustle Managing Editor Amanda Chan: The official first day of summer is still a couple of weeks away, but there’s just something about the warmer temps and changing season for me that invites a completely new mindset. It’s the promise of starting fre… → Read More

This Is Bustle's First Issue, & We're "Owning It"

"Be confident." "Chart your own course." "You do you." At this point, these messages are ubiquitous. And that's not a bad thing — after all, no one misses the overt pressure to conform. But sometimes the directive to be true to yourself feels both va… → Read More

The Best Of Bustle: Our Favorite 50 Stories From 2017

Just a few days ago, Merriam-Webster chose “feminism” as its Word of the Year for 2017. But here at Bustle, gender equality has always been central to our DNA. So, as we proudly watched women rise up to fight a political system attempting to work aga… → Read More

Kate Hudson on Being ‘Pretty Happy’ and the Importance of Self-Kindness

When it comes to walking the talk, there are few like Kate Hudson. The Golden Globe-winning, Oscar-nominated actress, who’s also the founder of the activewear line Fabletics, has just come out with a new book, Pretty Happy: Healthy Ways to Love Your Body. → Read More

Gina Rodriguez: 'You Can Love Your Body and Still Want to Work on It’

"I want to accept me. Me is all I got and me is enough." → Read More

Nikki Reed on Selfie Culture and How She Got Over 'Twilight’ Body Insecurities

Nikki Reed dishes on her favorite form of meditation, selfie culture, and how she got over her "Twilight" body insecurity. → Read More

Help Us Understand Eating Disorders, Which Affect 30 Million Americans

Anorexia (characterized by self-starvation) and bulimia (characterized by bingeing and purging) are two of the more well-known eating disorders — but that’s hardly all of them. → Read More

Jenna Dewan Tatum on Finding Confidence Through Dance (and That Epic ‘Lip Sync Battle’)

A longtime dancer, Jenna Dewan Tatum is in tune with her body. The 35-year-old Supergirl actress has always felt comfortable in her own skin, a feeling that was instilled in her at an early age by her supportive mother. → Read More

Health Challenges Don't Stop Brooke Burke-Charvet from Loving Her Body

Brooke Burke-Charvet believes part of loving your body is taking charge of your health care — and your workouts. → Read More

Rachel Bloom’s Amazing Pre-Golden Globes Instagram Post Is Everything

Rachel Bloom won best performance by an actress in a TV series, musical or comedy at the Golden Globes. → Read More

U.S. Army Wants to Learn How Military Rations Affect Gut Health

How do Meals, Ready-to-Eat, also known as MREs, affect digestion? → Read More

3-D Printed Paws Help Derby the Dog Run

Meet Derby, the dog with prosthetic paws made from a 3-D printer. → Read More

8 Things the Happiest Couples Always Do

Each relationship is unique, and so are the things that make it successful. But there are still some universal truths when it comes to maintaining happiness and harmony in your union. → Read More

Hillary Clinton's (Spicy) Wellness Secret

Clinton reportedly has an affinity for jalapeno peppers — but what makes them so healthy? → Read More