We’ve been told over and over again “If you can’t pronounce an ingredient, don’t eat the product.” One study, “If It’s Difficult to Pronounce, It Must Be Risky: Fluency, Familiarity, and Risk Perception” published in Psychological Science, even concluded that food ingredients with hard-to-pronounce names are perceived as scarier.
For years, Americans have been hooked on energy drinks. Need a five-hour boost? Just pop the top and go, go, go.
Giving up 100 calories a day doesn’t mean depriving yourself of the foods you know and love. You can reach your goal weight or just get a little healthier by practicing a few sneaky tricks at mealtime. Nutritionist Elizabeth Somer suggests dressing up a sandwich with mustard over fatty mayonnaise or noshing on two poached […]
The 30-year-old actress, who is expecting her second child with husband Cash Warren, let Us Magazine in on her secret to a more serene labor – hypnobirthing classes. Hypnobirthing is just what it sounds like, a using a form of hypnosis while giving birth.
Fad diets are nothing new. Rumor has it Beyonce dropped 20 pounds by drinking a mixture of homemade lemonade, maple syrup, water and cayenne pepper. Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston are said to have traded up to two meals a day for tiny jars of baby food to help keep their weight down. And while […]
Symptoms like fatigue and fever can be an indicator of the flu or something much more serious.
You know the saying, “If it’s too good to be true, it probably is?” Well, CBS Money Watch contributor Farnoosh Torabi proves that adage true by blowing the lid off some of the most common retail scams. She explains why “specials” like “Buy One, Get One Free” or “5 Items for $5” are not quite […]
Scientists from public health and safety organization NSF International swabbed 30 surfaces in 22 homes for a total of 660 tests to help answer one filthy question: What is the dirtiest thing in your house?
Jamie Oliver took his “Food Revolution” on the road Tuesday night, making a stop on Jimmy Kimmel’s hot seat… and he wasn’t alone. After battling the Los Angeles Unified School District on “Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution” for the opportunity to revamp the school’s lunch menu, Jamie finally got a break.
In last week’s episode of “Parks and Recreation,” when Chris Traeger (Rob Lowe) tried to push his “pointless health crusade” on Ron Swanson (Nick Offerman), the meat-loving head of the Pawnee Parks and Recreation Department, things didn’t go so well. Ron’s take on turkey burger anatomy wasn’t quite the lean alternative to a hamburger that […]