Health

What Mental Health Experts Want You to Know Before Watching the Buzzy New YouTube Series ‘The Mind of Jake Paul’

Have your social media feeds been filled with news and commentary on The Mind of Jake Paul? Yeah, same here. The new eight-part docu-series hosted by YouTuber Shane Dawson has become super popular—and controversial. The show seeks to uncover why another YouTube megastar, Jake Paul, is the way he is. But in the web series, […]

Health

Here’s What You Need to Know About Using Marijuana While Pregnant or Breastfeeding

As marijuana (cannabis) gains legal status and cultural acceptance state by state, important questions about who should be using the drug are becoming more pressing. Recently, a major medical organization announced its stance on marijuana use during pregnancy or while breastfeeding: It’s not a good idea. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is officially recommending […]

Food & Nutrition

I'm a Registered Dietitian and Here’s What I Want People to Know About 'Food Sensitivity' Testing Kits

As a dietitian who works in a gastroenterology practice, I know that plenty of my patients find that certain foods don’t agree with them. It’s my job to help them figure out which ones. You’d think, then, that I would embrace the emergence of food sensitivity testing kits that identify “food intolerances” as a tool […]

Food & Nutrition

6 Facts You Might Not Know About McDonald’s French Fries

They’re flash frozen before they get to the store charnsitr/Shutterstock Before being packaged up, the fries are partially cooked and flash frozen. Then they’re sent out to McDonald’s around the country. They have 19 ingredients Grzegorz Czapski/Shutterstock Well, technically there are only 14 ingredients because some are listed twice because they’re used in two different […]