Tag: Science

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.…

Is veganism as good for you as they say?

We need more research on the diet, say scientists Katharina Wirnitzer was in the midst of training for the Bike Transalp race, one of the worlds toughest endurance events, when she began investigating whether a vegan diet was suitable for…

The gospel of mushrooms: how foraging became hip

For generations coming of age during the climate crisis, the powerful organisms are more important than ever Cassandra Posey was a 25-year-old fashion branding consultant living in the Lower East Side of Manhattan when, in the spring of 2018, she…