Health

nuts

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

Trust no pine nut.
Sam Gaskin
3 days ago
lawsuits

Don't Freak Out About the LaCroix Lawsuit

The bougie bubbly water might possibly be playing fast and loose with the term "all natural," but its ingredients aren't going to kill you.
Hannah Keyser
10.5.18
soda

Study Shows Exciting New Way that Diet Soda Can Make You Feel Like Shit

Turns out artificial sweeteners can mess with the delicate balance of your juicy little gut bacteria.
Lauren Rothman
10.5.18
Snacks

Lil Xan Was Not the First Person to Be Hospitalized by Flamin' Hot Cheetos

The rapper was the latest in a long line of souls driven to the ER by their love of the crispy red snacks.
Hannah Keyser
9.25.18
milk

Milk Doesn't Make You Phlegmier, OK?

It's unclear where this dairy-maligning myth started, but it's time to banish it once and for all, a new study says.
Lauren Rothman
9.11.18
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
7.12.18
coffee

Starbucks Blames 'Health & Wellness Trend' for Declining Sales of Frappuccinos

If only people could just ignore the fact that they're drinking 63 grams of sugar with their breakfast.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.22.18
Barbecue

Your Skin May Be Absorbing Harmful Compounds From BBQ Smoke

Doubt it will stop anyone from hovering over the grill, but don't say we didn't warn ya.
Lauren Rothman
5.25.18
diet

I Used to Hate People with Food Allergies. Then I Became One.

The road from gluttonous food writer to cautious, Paleo patient meant swallowing my pride and judgement toward picky eaters.
Lauren Rothman
5.3.18
Health

Growing Food Is Part of the Program at This Teen Mental Health Facility

Therapy at Newport Academy includes learning to think about the future in positive terms. Nurturing vegetables to maturity is one way.
Jacob Dean
4.11.18