nutrition

body

We Asked Real Dietitians If Beyoncé's 22 Days Diet Plan Would Actually Work

The body-positive pop star's new nutrition plan is too time-consuming and too little food for the average non-celebrity star to follow.
Emily Cassel
8.1.19
Health

A Legal War Is Raging Over “Natural” Boner Pills

The Texas company behind "TriSteel" is suing hundreds of small shopkeepers over "natural" sexual enhancement pills.
Oliver Noble
Michael Shade
Jed Oelbaum
8.1.19
poverty

School District that Threatened Parents over Kids’ Lunch Debt: "It Did Work"

School officials told parents with lunch debt that their kids could ultimately be placed in foster care if they didn't pay up.
Kelly Vinett
7.22.19
food news

Scientists Say Chemical Found in Spinach Is Basically a Steroid, Should Be Banned for Athletes

Tired: blaming boner pills for your doping allegations. Wired: blaming a salad!
Jelisa Castrodale
6.26.19
food-features

In Memoriam: The Trashy Mall Food Court Smoothie of the 90s

Pour one out for the glory days of Mango Me Crazy and Peach on the Beach.
Kelsey Lawrence
5.14.19
Phys Ed

14 Wellness Influencers Making the Industry More Inclusive

These athletes, coaches, and yogis are a middle finger to the oppressively homogenous wellness world.
Spenser Mestel
4.15.19
Health

The Most Overhyped Wellness Promises, Debunked

Here's some healthy skepticism about Keto, colonics, charcoal, and more.
Tonic Editors
3.14.19
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
2.27.19
Wellness Lies

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.
K. Aleisha Fetters
2.14.19
Health

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.
Kasandra Brabaw
2.12.19
Wellness Lies

Healthy People Don't Need to Avoid Nightshade Vegetables

Tomatoes, eggplants, and peppers do not cause inflammation.
Kasandra Brabaw
2.12.19
Eat This

What Happens to Your Body if You Start Eating Bugs

They could up your gains, for one.
Grant Stoddard
1.28.19
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