Your Poop: What’s the Scoop?

Poop is the new pee when it comes to the medical community. Dr. Oz owes his success to talking about it, it's not just for the Germans anymore, and it even has cute little...

UTI Cure: The Cheap Alternative That Works!

Nothing ruins a good time like a friendly visit from the Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) Fairy.  Anyone who has ever experienced a UTI, knows of the teeth-grinding-white knuckle, want-to-punch-everyone-in-the-face pain that comes along with...

How to Make Kale Suck Less

Kale is GROSS.  Out of all the veggies in the veggie kingdom (besides celery), it is the worst.  It's tough, bitter, and has a really strong grassy flavor.  If someone loves kale, they are...
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The Healthy Cause of Your IBS

As someone who was "diagnosed" with Irritable Bowl Syndrome (IBS) as a youngster, I deeply feel the pain of anyone who has suffered from it. Why did I put the word diagnosis in quotations? Because...

The Stink Behind “Added Fiber” Products

UPDATE: Three years after this post was written, the FDA issued an update to how "fiber" is defined. I will write an article about these updates soon. Until then, here is a link to...

Win at Your Period: Diva Cup

Periods. They’re the pits right? They’re the lamest of the lame, the grossest of the gross, the thorn in your uterus! It’s like having the flu 5-7 days out of the month except that...

Manuka Honey: What’s the Buzz?

Any one who knows me understands that I am one clumsy beeyatch. I can't own cups made of glass, I stumble over pebbles, and I once managed to fall UP the stairs. I'm the...

Imposter Sugar Substitutes

One of my closest friends is a self-confessed sugar addict. This man could polish off an entire Costco-sized box of Snickers and not even bat a diabetic eyelash. For his birthday, my friend purchased...

Common Food Additive Could be Making You Sick

Anyone who knows me has heard my various rants about the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Maybe Pink Floyd being my favorite band of all time causes...

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...