nutrition

Health

A New Report Says Fruit and Vegetables Are Actually Cheaper Than Junk Food

Findings from the Institute of Economic Affairs challenge the widely held belief that healthy diets are expensive.
Daisy Meager
3.2.17
nutrition

America's Largest Group of Dietitians Was Almost Run by Big Soda

"There’s a point at which you’ve blurred the lines between your mission and that of your corporate sponsorships so much that your mission itself comes into question.”
Alex Swerdloff
3.1.17
Health

FDA Warns LA Wellness Hipsters that Camel Milk Is Not a Miracle Cure

Desert Farms brand camel milk is sold in Whole Foods and other organic grocers in California and by mail-order through his website, retailing for $18 per pint online. But that's not the problem.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.10.17
Thailand

How to Eat Like a Muay Thai Fighter

I was there to find out what muay Thai fighters eat during training. What were these hard-bodied men feeding those sculpted abs? After reading about Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s cod-filled dietary regimen, I was expecting a lot of clean eating in the...
Natalie B. Compton
1.2.17
Health

How to Stop Eating Garbage and Whip Your Ass Into Shape

Cro-Mags frontman and plant-based eating guru John Joseph is here to help you stop laying around farting and start eating like a mindful, no-bullshit champion of life.
John Joseph
1.2.17
nutrition

Report Shows the Insane Amount of Sugar in Chain Coffee Shop Pastries

If you thought a slice of carrot cake from your friendly neighborhood Starbucks would be a more sensible snack than, say, five whole Krispy Kreme doughnuts, you probably haven’t been reading your nutrition labels closely.
Gillie Houston
12.9.16
meat

Should Meat Come with Cancer Warning Labels?

Last week, the Center for Science in the Public Interest published a petition to the USDA requesting that processed meat products bear colorectal cancer warning stickers.
Wyatt Marshall
12.6.16
Music

Mariah Carey’s Insane Diet Apparently Consists of Nothing But Salmon and Capers

Lisa Moskovitz, a registered dietitian and CEO of the NY Nutrition Group, a Manhattan-based nutrition counseling practice, told MUNCHIES that Carey’s diet leaves a good deal to be desired.
Wyatt Marshall
12.1.16
Science

Scientists Say We’re Hardwired to Choose Red Foods Over Green

That's why it's so hard to choose salad over spaghetti with tomato sauce.
Daisy Meager
11.16.16
politics

This Study Suggests that a Better Diet Will Lead Nations to Democracy

Through an analysis of 157 countries, a Russian researcher says he found that when the people of a nation transition to eating wider varieties of food, political change is on its way.
Wyatt Marshall
11.1.16
water

You Might Actually Be Drinking Too Much Water

A new study shows the ways that your body actually tries to tell you when you're going overboard with self-hydration.
Wyatt Marshall
10.11.16
Health

Is Beer Actually Healthier Than Milk?

PETA’s here with a hot take targeted to higher academia’s hardest drinkers. Their claim: Beer is better for you than milk.
Wyatt Marshall
9.18.16