In their quest to dominate everything in our lives, Google is trying their hand at healthy living. The search giant recently announced a new initiative that will give searchers easier access to nutrition information for more than 1,000 foods. In a press release announcing the nutrition info project, product manager
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I was listening to NPR a few weeks ago and heard a review of the book Pandora’s Lunchbox: How Processed Food Took Over The American Meal by Melanie Warner. I recognized her name from her writing in The New York Times so I decided to check out the book for
Rep. Jared Polis, a Democrat from Colorado, used some clever wordplay to draw attention to his proposed SLICE Act. No, Polis is not advocating for more pizza in school lunches, he’s upset that unhealthy pizza is being routinely served to students and classified as a vegetable by the USDA. His
Anyone who knows me knows that I’m a HUGE fan of online dating. I’ve met three of my last boyfriends online. Yes, three! Let’s not get into my problem with commitment in this post mmmkay? Until recently, I was never concerned for my safety when it came to online dating.
The cost of birth control and women’s health has become a huge issue this election season. Surprisingly (or not?), a lot of people don’t think women deserve any help financing the costs of family planning. Meanwhile, men are being encouraged to exercise their right to birth control with things like
In the past few years, “curvy actresses” (actresses who don’t fit the size two norm of Hollywood) have gained positive attention with the media. Unfortunately, this attention hasn’t come without their bodies being picked apart. For every article that has celebrated the voluptuous figures of Scarlett Johanssen and Sophia Vergara,
There’s good news in the interwebs! Last month popular blog hosting service Tumblr announced that blogs that promote self-harm, like eating disorders or suicide will be banned from it’s platform. In addition, the new policy will also affect searches for related tags. Searches for terms like “purging,” “proana,” and “thinspiration,”