Topic: fruit

Forbidden Fruit: Grapefruit And Drugs Can Be A Deadly Combination, Says Study

Forbidden Fruit: Grapefruit And Drugs Can Be A Deadly Combination, Says Study

Grapefruit juice fits squarely in the category of “health food,” so it might surprise you to know that a new study says grapefruit can cause seriously unhealthy side effects–including sudden death, hallucinations, acute kidney failure, muscle damage, respiratory failure, gastrointestinal bleeding and bone marrow suppression in people with weakened immune systems–when combined with many prescription drugs. More »

You Know That Fruit In Your Food? It May Not Be Fruit At All.

You Know That Fruit In Your Food? It May Not Be Fruit At All.

Attention shoppers, we interrupt your trip down the grocery store aisle to bring you a very important announcement: That cereal with blueberries you are about to put in your cart doesn’t actually contain blueberries. In fact, those blue chunks are actually a “concoction shaped into balls and dyed to look like real berries,” according to a new report that exposed what’s really in the “fruit” many companies are selling us. More »

Morning Links: Yoga Positions To Get Beach-Ready

Morning Links: Yoga Positions To Get Beach-Ready

• All-natural, portable products for your skin this summer.  (Well + Good)

Find time to exercise even when you’re busy. (Fit Sugar)

Build a healthier breakfast. (HuffPost Fitness)

• This phone app will help you recycle. (Organic Authority)

• Don’t touch her “food baby”. (The Frisky)

• These yoga positions will get your body ready for the beach. (Prevention)

Prevent mess in your kitchen. (Shelterpop)

• Watermelon is a lot more than just a dessert treat. (Third Age)

• See yourself as other people see you. (YouBeauty)

Anti-aging hydra tint. (Truth In Aging)

Stop saying “yes” to things you don’t want to do. (Your Tango)

Afternoon Links: 10 Red-Flag Health Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

Afternoon Links: 10 Red-Flag Health Symptoms You Shouldn't Ignore

• Active ingredients: how much is enough? (Truth In Aging)

• Don’t ignore these 10 red-flag health symptoms (Third Age)

• 5 unusual ways to clean your windows (Shelterpop)

• The surprising thing to add mint to (it’s so good) (Vitamin G)

• 5 technology related questions ever couple should answer (Your Tango)

• Best wedding dress for your body type (YouBeauty)

• Keep your fridge and pantry stocked with these 5 new superfoods (Fit Sugar)

• How to apply sunscreen (and how not to) (Well + Good)

Billions of blueberries pie (Organic Authority)

• Body image: why “perfection” isn’t necessary (That’s Fit)

Dating don’ts: these 7 romantic gestures need to go (The Frisky)