nutrition

Wellness Lies

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.
K. Aleisha Fetters
3.2.19
Wellness Lies

The Most Overhyped Wellness Promises, Debunked

Here's some healthy skepticism about Keto, colonics, charcoal, and more.
Tonic Editors
2.18.19
Eat This

What Happens to Your Body if You Start Eating Bugs

They could up your gains, for one.
Grant Stoddard
1.29.19
Wellness Lies

Pink Himalayan Salt Is a Waste of Money

Sure it looks nice, but claims that it’s cleaner and more nutritious than regular salt are dubious at best.
AC Shilton
1.24.19
Food

Gluten Is Perfectly Fine for the Vast Majority of People

There’s almost no proof that going gluten-free will do the average person any favours.
Markham Heid
1.15.19
Eat This

How to Get Some of the Benefits of a Vegan Diet Without Actually Going Vegan

Eating kind of like a vegan can give you a healthier heart, lower cholesterol, awesome poops—and you don't have to part with your bacon.
Grant Stoddard
12.16.18
diet

This Is What Would Happen to Your Body if You Ate Instant Ramen All the Time

Depending on the product you buy, each one may contain 1000 mg (or more) of sodium.
Markham Heid
12.4.18
Phys Ed

How to Get in Shape Without Cutting Out Alcohol

No, you don't have to give up drinking entirely to burn fat.
Christian Finn
11.29.18
diet

Don't Fall for the Headlines About Low-Carb Diets

Many stories play to the popular fantasy that, when the right magical formula comes along, weight loss can be uncoupled from calories. But it's just that—a fantasy.
David L. Katz, MD, MPH
11.24.18
diet

These Are Some of the Reasons Vegans Have Such a Bad Reputation

More and more people are adopting plant-based diets, but also seemingly on the rise is resentment towards vegans and vegetarians.
Tani Khara
11.19.18
Eat This

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Eat Fast Food a Lot

The Happy Meal may be one of the most paradoxically named products to ever hit the market.
Grant Stoddard
11.12.18
Phys Ed

Does Exercising Before Breakfast Help You Burn More Fat?

Critics like to say that fasted cardio is a catabolic menace that will strip away the muscle you’ve worked so hard to build.
Christian Finn
11.8.18
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