Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle and wellness website really may have stuck their foot in it this time. People love taking Goop down for their pseudoscience and tenuous claims, but the latest organisation to do so is almost definitely one to be trusted: NASA. It all kicked off when an article appeared on Goop promoting stickers.
Britain is sweltering in intense summer sunshine, with temperatures expected to hit 34C over the next few days. Well, we're sorry to break it to you, but in the UK there’s no maximum temperature – that’s because some workplaces operate at extreme temperature, such as a foundries and glass factories. Ultimately, the temperature at work should be “reasonable” when factoring in the type of workplace.
We know BMI (body mass index) isn’t the be-all-end-all of health indicators, but a new study has revealed that sleeping in on the weekend…
For years coconut oil has been lauded as the answer to all your health woes. It became the cooking oil of choice for healthy foodies, with bloggers extolling the virtues of the oil across the internet. Whilst avocados and nuts are good fats, coconut oil is a saturated fat and thus no better for us that butter, the American Heart Association says in its updated advice.
As a parent, it’s normal to worry about your children. One woman recently explained in a Mumsnet discussion that she was particularly worried about her five-year-old daughter’s behavioural changes, and many people thought it sounded like the daughter may have been sexually abused. “Over the past month we have seen an alarming switch to ‘manic and aggressive’ with intrusive thoughts,” the mother wrote.
Camila Castello, 34, and Akahi Ricardo, 36, are what is known as “Breatharians” - they eat just three times a week, and only ever a piece of fruit or some vegetable broth at a time. The couple, who live between California and Ecuador, claim they have forgotten what it feels like to be hungry, and Castello says she only ate five times throughout her first pregnancy. “Humans can easily be without food, as long as they are the connected to the energy that exists in all things and through breathing,” Castello said.