Topic: processed foods

Got A Chocolate Craving? Check Out This Infographic For All The Chocolate Facts You Could Ever Want

Got A Chocolate Craving? Check Out This Infographic For All The Chocolate Facts You Could Ever Want

With Valentine’s Day a few short weeks behind us and Easter coming up at the end of this month, chocolate is everywhere. I’m certainly not one to caution staying away from this delicious treat (Reese’s eggs have long been my downfall) but there’s a lot more to chocolate than I thought.  Here’s a fascinating infographic that tells you everything you ever wanted to know (and most likely some you didn’t) about chocolate. More »

Morning Links: Pinterest Foods That Will Haunt Your Nightmares

Morning Links: Pinterest Foods That Will Haunt Your Nightmares

5 energizing a.m. yoga poses for starting off the day or sneaking in on your lunch break (Alignyo)

• SMART bike helmet uses fighter pilot technology to track heart rate, blood flow and other biking body data (Greatist)

• Busted! Crossing your legs won’t actually give you varicose veins (YouBeauty)

• Why organic is important in skincare, too (Organic Authority)

• Check out veer nyc’s new line of androgynous women’s clothes (HuffPost Women)

• Evidence: Pinterest can be a weird, freaky food place (The Frisky)

Babies Born Addicted To Junk Food? It’s (Sort Of) A Thing

Babies Born Addicted To Junk Food? It's (Sort Of) A Thing

The old adage that pregnant women are “eating for two” is so much truer than the pre- neuroscience-obsessed eras knew. A new study of pregnant women with poor diets found mothers can actually pass on a junk food “tolerance” to unborn children, setting them up for a lifetime of being less sensitive to opioids and needing more salty/sweet/fatty food than others to get the same feel-good response. More »

Jerk Kids Are Having McDonald’s French Fry ‘Potato Parties’ And Not Inviting Us Boring Old People

Jerk Kids Are Having McDonaldâs French Fry âPotato Partiesâ And Not Inviting Us Boring Old People

Kids are so much cooler and smarter and potentially fatter than we are, because when us boring old people are ordering those wilted salads at Micky D’s, our kids are ordering a gazillion french fries and dumping them all on plastic trays and then posting photographs of themselves enjoying their deadly and delicious “potato party” for the world to see. More »