FODMAPs: The New Gluten

The gluten scare gripped our nation by its nether-regions, so swiftly and so brutally that now it has become almost a parody of itself. Before the gluten epidemic, it was practically impossible for a...

Why It’s Not Your Fault You’re Overweight

Unless you've been living under a rock for the past couple years, you most definitely have heard of Nicole Arbour and her infamous "Dear Fat People" rant.  If you haven't, here's a video summing...

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...

Why Frozen Produce is the New Fresh

"Eat fresh fruits and veggies only! The fresher the better! Canned and frozen foods have waaaay less nutrients, so don't be gross and eat that crap!" says everyone all the time. Well folks, they may...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Collagen Supplements: Worth the Price?

If you're reading this, you've probably heard about how collagen supplements are going to keep you youthful, flexible, and as spry as a young deer. The marketing folk behind collagen supplements must be geniuses,...

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...