Claudia McNeilly

Technology

Why a 'Tinder for Restaurants' Is Inherently Problematic

Should we be as shallow about our dining habits as we are about our dating preferences?
Claudia McNeilly
10.9.17
Culture

How Gender Stereotypes Affect What You Choose to Eat

Studies show that gender-specific food marketing affects the way food tastes to us—and the things we crave.
Claudia McNeilly
9.28.16
Health

The Hidden Dangers of 'Herbal' Diet Pills

Dietary supplements are often marketed as natural and healthy—but critics say the industry is perilously unregulated, and some consumers have become sick or even died as a result of taking them.
Claudia McNeilly
9.16.16
motherhood

Got Milk: The Underground Online Marketplace for Human Breast Milk

Because no laws exist regarding the sale of human breast milk, it's technically not illegal but largely unregulated. We spoke to people who sell their breast milk online about why and how they sell their excess lactation.
Claudia McNeilly
2.1.16
Health

Trans Youth Are Significantly More Likely to Have an Eating Disorder

Eating disorders are typically associated with cisgender women, but research shows that trans youth are four times more likely to suffer from them.
Claudia McNeilly
12.1.15
Broadly

When Does 'Eating Clean' Become an Eating Disorder?

Orthorexia is defined as an obsession with healthy foods. In the age of raw food diets and Instagramming each of your meals as you #eatclean, it's becoming increasingly common—and dangerous.
Claudia McNeilly
11.3.15
Culture

Where Are All the Great Female Chefs?

In a field rife with casual sexism and sexual harassment, female restauranteurs are fighting to change the male-dominated status quo.
Claudia McNeilly
10.15.15
News

This Nepalese Woman Has Saved Thousands of People from Human Trafficking

Anuradha Koirala is a 65-year-old woman who's spent the last 21 years saving women and girls from human trafficking in Nepal. We interviewed her about raiding mafia-run brothels and rescuing some 50,000 people from the sex trade.
Claudia McNeilly
5.29.14