Allergy tats for kids

An estimated 4 to 6 percent of children have food allergies, and the prevalence appears to be on the rise, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Last month, […]

Introducing, Pepsi-flavored Cheetos

Chip aisles in Japan appear to be even worse than the U.S. shelves. Why? Because they have these: That, my fiends, is a bag of Pepsi-flavored Cheetos. In Japan, they’re called Pepsi […]

The tapeworm diet

Add this to the list of crazy dieting tactics. An Iowa woman bought a tapeworm off the Internet and swallowed it, hoping to drop a few pounds, according to a Today […]

ER patients’ drink of choice: Budweiser

If you want to avoid a trip to the emergency room, you better put down the Budweiser. Better set aside the can of Steel Reserve, too. Researchers found those two beers are […]

Charging smokers more for insurance

A majority of Americans think insurance companies would be justified in charging higher rates for people who smoke, according to a new Gallup poll. The data – from Gallup’s annual Consumption […]

Waffle taco? Seriously?

Taco Bell couldn’t let Dunkin’ Donuts have all the breakfast fun. The “Mexican” fast-food chain announced its expanding its small test of waffle tacos (Yes, you read that correctly. Waffle. Tacos.) […]

Healthy pets, healthy people

Americans’ waistlines aren’t the only things suffering as a result of the U.S. obesity epidemic. Our pets’ health is also taking a hit. Nearly 70 percent of adults are overweight, and […]

What’s up with the chip aisle?

Let’s talk about the chip aisle. Have you been down the chip aisle at your local grocery store lately? It’s pretty horrifying. The other day, a colleague of mine sent me the […]

Return of the Twinkie

Twinkies made their grand reappearance today after an eight-month hiatus. “The sweetest comeback in the history of ever” – the new box logo – included some changes for Twinkie. First, the new […]

Cellphones are making us lazy

Research is now proving what many (myself included) have suspected for years: cellphones are making us lazy. A recent study published in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity […]

Scroll to top