Health

CARIBBEAN

Mamajuana, the ‘Dominican Viagra’, Has Big Turtle Dick Energy

Also known as “The Baby Maker”, mamajuana is a rejuvenating tea traditionally made with herbs, tree bark, and the 12-inch penis of a green sea turtle.
Kevin EG Perry
3.7.19
farming

Brexit Is a Nightmare for Farmers’ Mental Health

Many British agricultural workers already struggle with rural isolation and financial strain. Now, Brexit uncertainty is making things significantly worse.
Ellie Broughton
3.4.19
Off-Menu

It's Friday, January 25, and Ketchup "Caviar" Exists Now

Plus, ways to both extend and shorten your lifespan, depending on your mood.
Hannah Keyser
1.25.19
Health

I Will Die of Listeriosis Before I Wash the Outside of My Avocado

I refuse to worry about one more thing.
Hannah Keyser
12.18.18
Health

Fruit and Veg in Schools ‘Frequently Inedible,’ Report Finds

According to the Soil Association, produce provided for state primary school children is poor quality and high in pesticide residue.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
11.27.18
Health

Ban ‘Freakshakes,’ Says Anti-Sugar Campaign Group

No joy allowed in 2018.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
11.13.18
nuts

'Pine Nut Syndrome' Leaves a Bitter Taste in Your Mouth—Literally

Trust no pine nut.
Sam Gaskin
11.13.18
milk

This Farmyard Fitness Festival Wants to Get Millennials Drinking Milk Again

“I know a lot of young people don’t see milk as particularly healthy. It’s the same with meat—why do people not buy brisket anymore?”
Josh Barrie
9.4.18
Fast Food

McDonald's Happy Meal Ads Allowed During Children’s TV, Says Watchdog

The Advertising Standards Agency, however, deems Coco Pops and KFC "junk food."
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
8.9.18
spicy food

Can Too Much Spicy Food Ruin Your Taste Buds? I Asked a Chile Expert

As a hot sauce obsessive, I had to know.
Adam Rothbarth
8.6.18
Cheese

Excellent News: Cheese Is Healthier Than We Thought

Our whole life has been a lie!!
Lauren Rothman
7.25.18
Health

Why Expensive, Organic Stuff at Health Food Stores Is Often Bad For You, Too

We spoke with author and nutritionist Kristin Lawless about her new book and how kale chips won't be what saves us from our messed up food system.
Lauren Rothman
7.13.18
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