How Coca Leaf Became Colombia’s New Superfood
At the Embajada de la Coca, the green leaf is being restored to its rightful place as a powerful medicinal plant and super-nutrient that should be revered instead of reviled.
Superfood's "Unstoppable" Is the Soundtrack to Your Next Messy Night
This dub-sampling indie ripper is an ode to the anticipation before the party.
Your Favorite Bands Are Doing a Charity Covers Show to Benefit Refugees
Wolf Alice, Swim Deep, Years & Years, and more are teaming up for the one off London gig.
North Korea Says Dog Meat Is the Next Superfood
North Korea's state-run news outlets are making a point of running multiple stories extolling the health benefits that supposedly come along with consuming dog meat.
This Guy Eats Chocolate for Every Meal and Is Probably Healthier Than You
Chocolatier Willie Harcourt-Cooze reckons he eats the equivalent of 36 kilograms of 100 percent cacao a year, which is like eating the chocolate content of 137 kilograms of Cadbury’s Dairy Milk.
Eating Blueberries Can Help People Suffering from PTSD
The petite berries have been shown to reduce the genetic and biochemical drivers that lead to depression and suicidal tendencies.
Peruvian Soul Food Is Made with Natural Viagra
Maca, the radish-like root vegetable used in traditional Peruvian cooking, has joined teff and freekeh as another grainy “superfood.” High in nutrients, some Peruvian chefs say the powder can also boost sexual function.
We Should Be Growing More Dragon Fruit
Agriculture research organisations say that the pink, scaley fruit’s hardiness and ability to adapt to different environments makes it a valuable but “underutilised” crop. It can also turn your pee red.
This Bitter-Tasting Plant Powder Could Improve African Food Security
High in vitamin C and with more potassium than bananas, moringa powder already has a lot going for it, but there are also claims it could help producers in Ghana and Niger.
This Superfruit Is Fighting Malnutrition in Zambian Orphanages
With ten times more antioxidants than oranges and six times more vitamin C, baobab fruit jam is a bonafide superfood. But it has a less faddy use on the menu at Zambian orphanages.
Tinnitus Is Hell’s Soundtrack, but Will the Ringing Ever Stop?
Searching for a cure to the nightmare condition that sentences sufferers to a lifetime of "BEEEEEEEEEEP."
I Want to Believe in the Coconut Water Hype
Our obsession with coconuts—their water, flesh, oil and milk—doesn't show any sign of slowing any time soon. But are we right to just be knocking the so-called superfood back without doing some research?