42 Common Food & Drink Calories Visualized as Pixels [Infographic]

June 27, 2014 // 6:45 am

Counting calories is maths cumbersome and I’d much rather eat fried chicken without the daunting knowledge that it clocks in at 1400 calories. That being said, graphic designer Severino R found a way to visualize calories in a playful infographic, as opposed to the cold “Nutrition Facts” label style.…

This Website Calculates the Calories in the Fruits & Vegetables You’re Juicing

June 23, 2014 // 11:41 am


The toughest thing about juicing, other than cleanup, is keeping track of how much fruit and veggies you’re throwing into the machine. Sure, it’s easy to go nuts with it, but in the end, it could do you more harm than good if you don’t keep tabs of…

9th Grader Discovers Popular No-Calorie Sweetener is Made from Insecticide

June 23, 2014 // 12:45 am

For those of you who love the guilt-free experience of no-calorie sweeteners, you may want to reconsider how important your sweetened coffee really is. According to the new study published in PLOS One, Truvia, the popular calorie-free sweetener, contains insecticides.

To make Truvia,…

Scientists are Working on a Pill for Celiac Disease

June 19, 2014 // 1:01 pm

Researchers believe that they have found a way to help those with celiac disease.

A study conducted in the Gastroenterology journal found that the gluten-specific enzyme ALV003 reduced a patient’s exposure to gluten better than a placebo.

While most people don’t seem to know what gluten really is ,…

Science Says Your Coffee Addiction Could Be Genetic

June 11, 2014 // 12:45 pm

If you absolutely cannot function without coffee, or find yourself putting bacon on everything you eat, those cravings could be genetic.

Researchers at the University of Trieste, and the Burlo Garofolo Institute for Maternal and Child Health performed genome-wide association studies (GWAS) to locate the genes that cause us…

A Painless Guide to 20 Superfoods and What They Actually Do [Infographic]

May 23, 2014 // 1:03 pm

What the heck are super foods? They’re the foods we should be eating to stay healthy, but when dishes like ramen bun grilled cheese sandwiches exist, they’re pretty easy to pass over. If you ever find yourself in this sort of pickle, this infographic makes it simpler…

WIENERGATE: Kraft Recalls 96,000 Pounds of Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners

April 21, 2014 // 12:46 am

Nothing worse than a mislabeled wiener, amirite?

That’s the case with this latest food recall from the Kraft Foods Group, where approximately 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners have succumbed to a labeling discrepancy.

Apparently, the Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners in questions may contain Classic Cheese Dogs in

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