Can You Sip Your Way to a Baby With Fertility Tea?
The costs of many fertility treatments are prohibitive—so some companies are stepping in to capitalize on those who can’t afford them.
TikTok Wellness Influencers Want You to Tape Your Mouth Shut
"Shark Tank" endorsed an "airway health" startup, only to pull out of the deal. But the claims that nasal breathing is a catchall health solution keep going.
Blue-Light Lenses Are a Scam
There’s no scientific evidence that the light emitted by phones and computers causes eye problems.
The Most Overhyped Wellness Promises, Debunked
Here's some healthy skepticism about Keto, colonics, charcoal, and more.
Carbs Are Not the Enemy
Many of us probably know people who've lost weight by cutting carbs, but it’s not a sustainable diet, or a particularly healthy one.
There’s No Such Thing as a Superfood
Experts are increasingly calling out “superfoods” like kale, almonds, and blueberries for what they really are—something between wishful thinking and really effective marketing.
Celery Juice Is a Waste of Perfectly Good Produce
You could pulverize some celery because people on Instagram are doing it to "detox," or you could just eat the real stuff.
Healthy People Don't Need to Avoid Nightshade Vegetables
Tomatoes, eggplants, and peppers do not cause inflammation.
'Natural' Sugars Are Not Better for You Than Regular Sugar
Experts tell us why using agave, coconut sugar, raw honey, maple syrup, or any other sweetener with a health halo is not going to make you any healthier.
You're Using Coconut Oil For Way Too Many Things
Here are the very few uses that can actually benefit your health.
Hydrogen Water Isn't Better Water
Experts confirm what we already expected: Adding molecules to H2O doesn't make it a cure-all.
Lemon Water Will Not Boost Your Metabolism
We set out to debunk and/or extol the virtues of drinking lemon water. The news is mostly sour.