Everything You’ve Ever Wondered About Coconut Oil, Explained

[Brightcove:4784754937001] If you’ve been following the news about coconut oil, you might be a little confused: Is it a miracle food, capable of helping you lose weight and lower your cholesterol? Or is it an over-hyped fad, laden with saturated fat, that you should immediately cut from your diet? If you've got questions, you're not alone—lots of people are turning to Google to get […]

Coffee’s Getting a Cancer Warning Label in California. Do You Really Need to Worry?

First, they came for our bacon, and now they’re trying to come for our coffee. Cups of java in California will soon come with a warning—about their potential to cause cancer. Yep, you read that right. Coffee vendors in the Golden State will have to warn customers about a possibly cancer-causing chemical in everyone’s favorite morning drug—err, […]

Here’s What Happened When a Coffee Addict Gave It Up for a Week

I'm a woman in her 20s with a full-time job, romantic relationship, and decent social life—and finding the energy to go to the office and spend quality time with my boyfriend and friends has been no easy feat. Add in a committed gym regimen and a love of binge watching Netflix, and it seems nearly impossible […]

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 […]