What Your Food Cravings Are Really Trying to Tell You

Food cravings can really pack a wallop. A desire for red meat may come on so strong that you veer off the highway in search of a burger joint. Or perhaps all you can think about is a homemade brownie. But it turns out these impulses are sometimes more than simple urges—they can also offer intel about what your body […]

The Pegan Diet Combines Two Trendy Diets—So Is It Twice as Healthy?

Cleveland Clinic doctor and bestselling author Mark Hyman, MD, appeared on CBS News earlier this week championing an eating pattern he calls the “pegan diet.” And although this sounds like it could be a diet based in religion or witchcraft, it’s really just a combination of two already well-known lifestyles: paleo and vegan. On the […]

Dehydration Caused Tim McGraw to Collapse On Stage. Here’s Why the Condition Is So Scary

Country singer Tim McGraw collapsed on stage in Dublin over the weekend, People reported this morning, and dehydration appears to be to blame. McGraw’s wife, Faith Hill, told concert-goers that her 50-year-old husband was “super dehydrated,” and that she “made the decision that he cannot come back out on stage.” McGraw’s rep said in a statement […]

Coconut Oil Sales Plummet as Everyone Realizes What We’ve Been Saying All Along

We're not shocked to be reporting that coconut oil—once known as a healthier-for-you Paleo alternative—is now no longer en vogue with home cooks. We've previously covered how coconut oil's high levels of saturated fat can negatively affect your cholesterol level, and how the American Heart Association recommends opting instead for other heart-healthy oils. Despite widespread […]

5 Dietitians on the One Nutrition Tweak You Should Make

For many people, “eating better” is an intimidating and abstract concept. What counts as healthy? Is calorie counting necessary? Is all junk food off limits? This confusion is familiar to many people, but improving your nutrition doesn’t always have to mean a diet overhaul. In fact, sometimes small changes can make the biggest impact. In […]

The Weird Reason Bodybuilders Are Buying Breast Milk From Nursing Moms

There’s a growing market online for nursing mothers who want to sell their breast milk—and weightlifters looking to build muscle are among the buyers. Just this week, one mom who gave birth in August made the claim that she’s pocketed $6,000 by selling her milk to bodybuilders. The 24-year-old mom, Rafaela Lamprou, overproduces milk, according to the New York Post, so she […]

Why This New Protein Powder Is a Game Changer, According to a Nutritionist 

A new type of protein powder is about to hit the market, and it’s going to be a total game changer: A brand called Noosh has developed the first ever almond protein powder.  One scoop of the plain, unsweetened version of the non-GMO verified product (the only ingredient is "almond protein powder") provides a whopping  21 grams of protein; […]

Is McDonald’s New Burger With Fresh Beef Actually Any Healthier?

McDonald’s announced today that it has replaced frozen beef with fresh, cooked-to-order patties for its Quarter Pounder and Signature Crafted Recipe burgers at approximately 3,500 restaurants in select markets. According to a company press release, the upgrade will be available at all participating restaurants in the contiguous United States by early May. The fast-food giant […]