We Asked People Why They Lick Their Himalayan Salt Lamps

"I just had to get that salty pink ambrosia."
Bettina Makalintal
Fighting Words

The Idea of 'Manifesting' Your Future May Be Bad for Mental Health

The Law of Attraction says thoughts eventually become reality. That's an anxious person's worst nightmare.
Shayla Love

The Dangers of Mainstreaming Goop

Gwyneth Paltrow inking a deal for a Netflix show could be a victory for pseudoscience.
Susan Rinkunas
Fighting Words

Our Wellness Obsession Doesn’t Do Much For People Who Have No Access to Real Produce

True wellness is not just about the individual person.
Shayla Love
You're Smarter Than That

Wellness Trends Represent an Erosion of Critical Thinking

Tim Caulfield explores our attraction to detoxes and other alternative health practices in ‘A User’s Guide to Cheating Death.’
Shayla Love
you've been gooped

Goop Settled a Lawsuit Over Unscientific Claims About Its Products

Gwyneth Paltrow's company is also offering refunds to anyone who bought its now-infamous vaginal eggs.
Susan Rinkunas

The Most Dubious Things Goop's New Fact-Checker Should Look Into

As of September, Goop will have a fact-checker. Here's some stuff from the Goop site that they should probably get on ASAP.
Nicole Clark

Scientists Say Don't Listen to Gwyneth Paltrow's Advice to Put Coffee in Your Butt

Goop says putting a latte in your bum bum will make you feel great, but medical professionals think otherwise.
Jelisa Castrodale

What Happened When I Tried to Use Crystals to Improve My Life

I skeptically set out to see whether crystals—which science classifies as "literally just rocks"—could alter my mental state for the better and ended up enthusiastically drinking water "purified" by a stone I had soaked in it for 24 hours.
Gabby Bess
you've been gooped

There's Now a Formal Complaint Against Goop's Unproven Health Claims

An advertising watchdog group is taking on Gwyneth Paltrow's lifestyle site.
Susan Rinkunas
Fighting Words

Wellness Is Mostly an Expensive Fantasy

"If it requires moon dust and dropping a grand a week at Whole Foods, it's out of reach."
Shayla Love
You're Smarter Than That

Watch Stephen Colbert Put Goop in its Place

“I hope that GP stands for general practitioner, because there really should be a doctor present when you stick rocks up your hoo-ha.”
Ed Cara