Americans consume The problem? Fruit juice doesn't offer the same dose of fiber as real fruit and also packs in loads of sugar. Share on PinterestPhoto by Justin Singh To Juice, or Not to Juice? - The Need-to-KnowThat cranberry juice mixed with vodka last night doesn't actually qualify as a serving of fruit (bummer, we know).
If you're anything like me, taking vitamins was a part of your daily routine as a kid. At the time, I cared more about which flavor Flintstone chewable I got than the nutritional info behind the pill-sized likeness of Barney, Fred, or Wilma. As I outgrew my beloved Flintstone chewables, I stopped taking a daily multivitamin in high school and college.
Having a guard dog for the house is always a good idea. But how about having a guard dog for health? For years, researchers have been studying the effects of pets on health, and - especially with canine companions - the results are definitely something to woof about. Paw-sitivity - The Takeaway From mini to gigantic, studies show that these four-legged friends can affect health in a many ways.
Remember Lay's Potato Chips' classic slogan “Bet you can't have just one” and Pringles' “Once you pop, you can't stop”? They're fun, sure, but for so-called food addicts, those taglines might mean more than just a catchy advertising scheme. Research suggests there are strong similarities between food and drug addictions - and that it might be just as hard for a binger to put down the pizza as it is for a drug addict to avoid the next fix.
Here at Greatist, we believe in taking a day off. Instead of our regular programming Saturdays, our writers get a chance to write about living the greatist lifestyle and, basically, whatever they want. This is one of those awesome articles. Enjoy! This June, I sublet my apartment in Washington, D.C., sold all my belongings on Craigslist, and moved to South Korea to teach English for a year.