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Here's How Gross it Is if You Find a Hair in Your Food

Despite the possibility of encountering dyes, sprays, and gels applied to hair, it’s not considered a chemical hazard in food—only a physical or biological one.
Christine Ro
4 days ago
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food for thought

What Are Lectins and Are They Bad for Me?

A book, The Plant Paradox, claims that lectins are a molecule hiding in healthy foods making you sick—is it true?
Shayla Love
8.6.18
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Instagram Videos of Cakes Being Iced Are Good for Zoning Out

Once you start you can't stop.
Gabriella Geisinger
6.1.18
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

The Whole30 Won't Fix Your Relationship With Food

Ultimately, it fails to address the root of many people’s food-related anxiety.
Franzi Ross
Isabelle Ross
5.16.18
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Rich People Know Less About Nutrition Than They Think

When surveyed on a variety of food topics, wealthy people fared no better—and sometimes worse—than their lower-earning peers.
Sheril Kirshenbaum
Douglas Buhler
4.17.18
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mental health

I Worry That Everything I Eat Is Going to Give Me Food Poisoning

Every slightly dented veggie threatens to turn my life into the bathroom scene from Bridesmaids.
Jennifer Billock
3.21.18
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Asking for a friend

How Much Sushi Is Too Much?

Parasites, mercury, bacteria, oh my.
Misha Gajewski
1.24.18
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Asking for a friend

How Gross Is It to Eat Buffet Food?

Well, an infectious diseases specialist called them "cesspools for bacteria."
Ryan Brown
1.11.18
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Five People Explain Why They Stopped Eating Meat

The average American eats more than 100 pounds of poultry every year.
Melissa Meinzer
1.4.18
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Why Does the First Bite of Ice Cream Taste Better Than the Last?

It has to do with something called “sensory specific satiety.”
Caroline Beaton
11.17.17
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How Nasty Is It to Cook Food in a Dirty Microwave?

Let's assess the risks of those rock-hard leftover bits.
Kristen Dold
10.31.17
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'Death Wish' Coffee Recalled Because It May Contain Deadly Toxin

Who woulda thought?
Nick Keppler
9.21.17