With tomato season just around the corner, a new study gives you permission to pig out on the ruby-colored fruit. Scientists have discovered that eating foods that contain traces of nicotine, such as tomatoes and peppers, helps lower the risk of developing Parkinson's disease, Science World News rep ... More >>
Put something in your hand that allows you to puff-puff and all of a sudden you're a drug user?
Maybe. New research presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting over the weekend says smoking cigarettes appears to be a gateway to marijuana use among college-age Americans:
Eating fish could reduce your risk of dying by more than 25%, according to a new study from the Harvard School of Public Health and the University of Washington.
Scientists found that older adults with the highest levels of fatty acids found in fish lived 2.2 years longer on average than those wit ... More >>
Walking across the Macalester College campus, Chris Kluwe passes unnoticed. As usual, the 30-year-old Vikings punter is dressed down: a pair of brown flip-flops, black basketball shorts, and a baggy zip-up sweatshirt. A backward World of Warcraft hat pins back his shaggy brown surfer haircut, a give ... More >>
T. NguyenA buck buys you a whole lot of calories, sugar, and sodium.Way back in 2004, University of Washington researcher Adam Drewnowski explored the relationship between poverty and obesity, finding that foods in supermarket middle aisles - mostly processed junk - delivered the most calorie ... More >>
â€‹To get drunk or not to get drunk? That be the question.
On one hand, there's the vomiting, blackouts and hangovers.
On the other hand, there's that shot of courage only booze can deliver, the euphoric drunken chattiness and other social benefits.
Guess which one wins.
In her November 22 Newsweek article "The Dinner Divide," Lisa Miller dissects the latest Barneys ad campaign, writing that "food is no longer trendy or fashionable," but instead simply "fashion." As evidence, she cites one ad for an $80,000 diamond pendant garnished with octopus tentacles. ... More >>