Silicon Valley Wants to Cash In on Fasting

extolled its virtues to 650,000 readers, while venture capitalist Phil Libin and others preached about it to anyone who would listen. Their miraculous idea was in fact a very old one: eating nothing at all for long stretches of time.…

What Supplements Do Scientists Use, And Why?

Supplements are a multi-billion dollar industry. But, unlike pharmaceutical companies, manufacturers of these products don’t have to prove that their products are effective, only that they are safe – and that’s for new supplements only. We wanted to know which…

How diet is changing – the good and the bad

Fruit and vegetable consumption remains largely unchanged and is still under the recommended five-a-day level. The warnings appear to have had an impact. Nine years ago, two-thirds of children were drinking them. But despite this progress, sugar consumption is still…

Mattel unveils new BTS doll collection

It was brought to the internet’s attention on Friday that Tom Hiddleston recently starred in a Centrum commercial.  The ad, which was made for the company’s Chinese market, is filmed from the perspective of an unknown woman — perhaps a…