Olipop Review: A Healthy Alternative to Soda

I'm pretty sure y'all know by now that drinking sodas = not good. Right? They're just cans of sugar water with a huge body of evidence linking them to increased weight and risk of...

Noom: The Truth Behind the Popular Weight Loss App (Part 2)

I can sum up my experience with Noom in one sentence: They recommend you squeeze lemon juice on your salad to replace dressing and eat ~300 calorie meals. I mean, that is some 1980's-Jane-Fonda-Jazzercise-nonfat-everything-antiquated...

Noom: The Truth Behind the Popular Weight Loss App (Part 1)

Listen, I'm not like a regular dietitian. I'm a cool dietitian. While many of my colleagues were audibly unhappy about the latest diet app called "Noom," I kept my silence. I wanted to investigate...
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Lush Cosmetics Is Not As Natural As You Think

Like many customers before me, the Willy Wonka-esque bright colors and delicious smells filling every Lush Cosmetics' shop lured me in. Fizzy bath bombs, organic and natural labels, and misleading promises dulled my usually...

Body Odor Cure: A Cheap Kitchen Staple

You can blame it on hormones, blame it on the heat, or blame it on the fact that you're dirty and don’t wash your clothes. But it just doesn’t matter who’s to blame when...

Podcasts: A Beginners’ Guide to a Less Boring Life

It's official: Austin traffic stinks to high heaven. This year I'm going to be spending a LOT of time rotting in claustrophobia-inducing, jerk-central, bumper-to-bumper hell. What saved me during these trying times? Podcasts my...

What Cooking Oils are Best for You?

When you’re sautéing, baking, frying, gravy-making, biscuit-buttering, stir-frying, hair masking, moisturizing, or performing any other bizarre activity using some sort of fat, it's tough to know which cooking oil you should use. There are...

Makeup Geek: The Brand You Need in Your Life

Short Attention Span Sum up: Makeup Geek products are cheap as hell and SUPER high qualityHas eyeshadow, blushes, and highlighters that are highly pigmented, extremely blend-able, and have staying powerAbout 140 different shades to choose...

Cooking Survival: Eight Items You Need to Get Started

So you want to get cooking...but how? Y'all know home cooking can save you a billion dollars, tastes a jillion times better than store-bought, and is a gazillion times better for your health. But cooking...

Four Ways to Pump up Your Iron Intake

I don't think you guys understand how hard it is to pull myself away from nonstop video game playing (I'm on summer break after all, don't judge me) to write an article about increasing...