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...

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...

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...

Imperfect Produce: Too Ugly to be Worth it?

Ever wonder what happens to the imperfect produce that farmers can't sell to grocery stores? Well, traditionally the poor, ugly, undesirable produce either rots in the fields, gets put into animal feed, or is...

MeUndies: Subscription Underwear Worth the Price?

Haven't heard of MeUndies? Then you probably don't listen to podcasts. EVERY podcast shoves advertisements of the softest, most comfortable underwear known to man down the audience's earholes. Do me a favor and go listen...

Better Life: Non-toxic Cleaning Products That Actually Work!

Ok... So maybe you're the type of person who wants to use greener, safer, and non-toxic products to clean your house, but you don't have time to go on Pinterest and wade through the...

Physicians Formula Organic Mascara: Win or Fail?

My name is Lana, and I am a mascara addict.  I have been this way since I was about 14-years-old and have never been able to control it.  I will probably die with a...

Do You Believe In Magic? The Sense and Nonsense of the Supplement Industry.

All you hear today is how doctors are horrible and how evil the pharmaceutical industry is. They're making us fat, they're force-feeding us dangerous pills, they're keeping us sick, and all the while laughing...