Oatly Plant Milk: Health Food or Health Fail?

Oat milk is the new popular kid at the plant milk school. Every brand is making their own "oaty" version now, from Califia to Trader Joe's. But one brand is working harder than the...
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Harmful Health Belief: Be the Boss of Your Body

This post is part of a series about changing health beliefs. To learn more, read: Changing Your Harmful Health Beliefs. Hate to read? Watch my video on YouTube! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2c4SmHiTWRs&t=260s The phrase, "Be the boss of your...
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Change Your Harmful Health Beliefs

Hate reading? Check out my vlog: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UTqhLE-5Yp8 Our society holds an unknown amount of harmful health beliefs. Everyone from your Aunt Helen to your doctor to online fitness bros/health coaches/influencers bombard you with constant nonsense. Unfortunately, we...

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 replacing salad dressing with lemon juice and eating ~300-calorie meals. I mean, that is some 1980's-Jane-Fonda-Jazzercise-nonfat-everything-antiquated nutrition advice. Before we get...

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...
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