wellness

Wellness Lies

'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.
Emily Cassel
2.4.19
Health

How 'Wellness' Has Moved Into the Realm of Period Pain

As the wellness trend continues to influence more and more aspects of our lives, it makes sense that some women are using it to deal with pain relief.
Niloufar Haidari
1.15.19
wellness

I Got 'Brain Surgery' from a Doctor Whose Card I Found in the Street

I had an hour-long immersive experience in a bid to relax. But what am I really paying for?
Daisy Jones
1.15.19
You're Smarter Than That

There's No Such Thing as 'Sweating Out Toxins'

"Doesn’t smelly sweat mean something evil is leaving my body?"
Tracey Duncan
1.7.19
Views My Own

Give Up On Your New Year’s Resolution Now

Or prove me wrong. Spite is a great motivator.
Jaik Puppyteeth
1.2.19
Fighting Words

Celebrities Need to Stop Endorsing Detox Teas

Cardi B is the last person I'd expect to go full Kim Kardashian on me with this weight-loss product endorsement.
Rajul Punjabi
8.6.18
Phys Ed

Losing Weight Doesn't Have to Get Harder as You Age

Your metabolism slows as you age, which makes it harder to lose weight. Here's how to fight those effects.
Grant Stoddard
7.2.18
Fighting Words

I Escaped the Cult of Wellness

"Wild Wild Country" reminds me of my upbringing.
Lily Diamond
5.17.18
Will This Save Me?

I Had My 'Aura' Photographed to See If It Would Save Me

In this new column, I look for the spiritual, wellness or magical cure that’ll definitely make me completely whole.
Hannah Ewens
11.9.17
wellness

My Day of Wellness Made Me Feel Like Crap

Cupping. Guided Meditation. Alternate nostril breathing. Cryotherapy. Sensory deprivation float tank. I did it all – and more – on the same day.
Nick Greene
9.20.17
mental health

Why Eating Disorders Affect Body Odour

Some sufferers say they observe a smell like play-doh, others say it's more like ammonia.
Maggie Coggan
8.29.17
Books

How We Replaced Religion with Gwyneth Paltrow, Yoga, and 'Wellness'

A new book examines the modern spiritual devotion to clean living.
Katherine Gillespie
7.27.17
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