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For 30 Days, I'm Going to Eat Like I'm Trying to Save the Earth

For 30 Days, I'm Going to Eat Like I'm Trying to Save the Earth

There is perhaps no greater sign of how broken humanity’s relationship with the planet is than our food system. Carbon pollution from farming is running rampant, water resources are being depleted at
For 30 Days, I'm Going to Eat Like I'm Trying to Save the Earth

For 30 Days, I'm Going to Eat Like I'm Trying to Save the Earth

There is perhaps no greater sign of how broken humanity’s relationship with the planet is than our food system. Carbon pollution from farming is running rampant, water resources are being depleted at

The Right Way to Eat

What you eat matters
Watching Our Weight Could Be Killing Us

Watching Our Weight Could Be Killing Us

Body size and food consumption might not be the be-all, end-all of health and well-being. So why are we so obsessed with how we look and what we eat?
Intermittent Fasting Is Not a Miracle Weight Loss Tool

Intermittent Fasting Is Not a Miracle Weight Loss Tool

Fasting is enjoying a surge in popularity, thanks to proponents who claim it activates weight loss. Everyone these days, it seems, is skipping their breakfasts or drinking only water every third day.
Eating insects could help save the planet

Eating insects could help save the planet

While it might be gross, it's probably worth it.
How to Be Part of the Decline in Cancer Death Rates

How to Be Part of the Decline in Cancer Death Rates

Death rates from cancer are down by 27 percent over the last 25 years, according to a new report from the American Cancer Society. Smoking is a big part of that (lung cancer deaths are way down), and
The New Skinny on WW: Healthy Eating Means Fatter Profits

The New Skinny on WW: Healthy Eating Means Fatter Profits

WW's 4.5 million subscribers are the highest in the company's 55-year history.
There’s a better way to cover diet, fitness, and health

There’s a better way to cover diet, fitness, and health

At Quartzy, we’ve often advised against making New Year’s resolutions. But we’re breaking that rule this year to make something like a resolution ourselves: a…
To free yourself from toxic diet culture, deconstruct its language

To free yourself from toxic diet culture, deconstruct its language

It’s nearly January, which means the clock has run out on feasting and indulging. Tis now the season to abstain. That message is all around…
America’s obesity problem has spread to the Middle East

America’s obesity problem has spread to the Middle East

In news that surprised no one, the US National Center for Health Statistics released data on Thursday (Dec. 20) that the average American has become…
Techies in Bengaluru need to quit binge-drinking, step out, and shed the flab

Techies in Bengaluru need to quit binge-drinking, step out, and shed the flab

Poor health and bad lifestyle habits are costing India’s Silicon Valley billions of dollars each year. Bengaluru’s IT sector loses Rs24,000 crore ($3.5 billion) annually…
Golden State Warriors grocery shop with five Bay Area families

Golden State Warriors grocery shop with five Bay Area families

Golden State power forwards Jordan Bell and Jonas Jerebko joined five Bay Area families to grocery shop at Lucky's market in Alameda as part of the team's Season of Giving campaign, which aims to
The scientific case for eating bread

The scientific case for eating bread

Bread has long been a foundational part of the human diet, but a revolt against it has been building for years—and seems to be reaching…

Mice given an experimental gene therapy don't get fat, regardless of caloric intake

Researchers at Flinders University knocked out a gene known as RCAN1 in mice, hypothesizing that this would increase "non-shivering thermogenesis," which "expends calories as heat rather than storing
Here's How Much Protein You Really Need

Here's How Much Protein You Really Need

Your muscles are made of protein, so if you’re building muscle you need to eat up. But how much protein do you really need? More than a couch potato, but less than the protein-crazy gym bros would
Here's How Much Protein You Really Need

Here's How Much Protein You Really Need

Your muscles are made of protein, so if you’re building muscle you need to eat up. But how much protein do you really need? More than a couch potato, but less than the protein-crazy gym bros would
Veganism deserves the same protection against discrimination as religion, say philosophers

Veganism deserves the same protection against discrimination as religion, say philosophers

Imagine there’s a boss who truly despises vegans. He eats red meat every day, wants all his employees to eat steaks, and refuses to hire…