How the alcohol industry lies to you

While it’s in no way as bad as Big Tobacco, Big Alcohol also isn’t clean.

Not art nor Instagram: Food art does not represent reality

Your Instagrams are not original. Painters have been doing it for centuries.

High salt intake doubles the risk of heart failure

A new study studied the connection between salt consumption and heart failure risk.

Waste not, want not: astronauts to turn pee into nutrients, tools on deep-space missions

Stay hydrated up there, ladies and gents.

Finally, a large-scale probiotics trial is successful — it combats infant sepsis

It’s one of the few major trials that actually reported success.

Modern humans might’ve killed off the Neanderthals by eating all the mammoth

Dibs on the last slice.

Overweight Asian Americans seen as “more American” than their thinner counterparts

Does that guy look American to you? Nah he’s too thin.

Cheers! Regular drinkers might live longer lives without dementia

You shouldn’t pick up drinking just yet — on the contrary.

Eating vegetables can fight cognitive aging, new study reports

Nom down on those greens!

A man’s sweet tooth can increase the risk of anxiety and depression

Bad news, everyone.

Not all plant-based diets are the same when it comes to heart health

Eating plants doesn’t necessarily make you healthier, but eating the right one certainly does.

Diet soda might actually make you fatter, new study suggests

Thought you’re safe with sugarless drinks? Think again.

What is pasteurization, and how does it keep milk fresh for 9 months at a time?

What wizardry is this!? Find out here.

Our sense of smell might be connected to our extra pounds — in more ways than one

Not smelling food makes your body burn more calories, researchers suggest.

Researchers develop probiotic beer that “boosts your immunity and improves gut health”

If you needed another reason to enjoy your beer — here yo go!

Bad beef: Despite pledge, Burger King continues to cause massive deforestation

It’s up to us, the consumers, to make a difference.

The story about the “breatharian” couple not eating any food, living from the “universe energy” is bogus — and people bought it

I don’t need any food, the universe feeds me. Yeah…

Extra-virgin olive oil might prevent Alzheimer’s and protect your brain

It’s really, really good for you.

Steaming fish makes for a healthier meal with fewer toxins

If you boil it, don’t drink the fish stock.

Coconut oil might be as bad as butter or lard, new guidelines suggest

It’s all about having a balanced diet.