A typical cafeteria lunch in Finland: Pea soup, beet salad, carrot salad, bread, and pannakkau (dessert pancake) with fresh berries. (All photos via Sweetgreen)

School Lunches Are Amazing Everywhere But the U.S.

Below is a photo of a typical school cafeteria lunch in the good ole U.S.A.—it's really beige, and also really sad. Now contrast the fried "popcorn" chicken, syrupy fruit, and giant cookie …

A supposedly liver cleansing juice. (Photo: Flickr/thedabblist)

Sorry, But There’s No Such Thing as a Detox

Superfood smoothies and juice cleanses can be great for a nutritional boost or to help you lose weight. But if you think they're clearing your body of toxins, you're being conned, according to an …

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Huge Bummer: Study Links Instant Noodles To Heart Risk

We're pretty sure no one's under the delusion that instant ramen is healthy. Most people who eat it see it as convenient, quick, inexpensive, and tasty. But not exactly healthy. According to a …

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Boring TV Shows Make You Eat More, Says Science

Everyone knows that crime, comedies, and edge-of-your-seat dramas like Game of Thrones are more thrilling then, say, Antiques Roadshow. But here's something you might not know: women actually eat …

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Understanding the Science of Eating and Happiness

It’s the subject of extensive inquiry, yet with each new finding, the science of food and happiness grows increasingly complex. Expert opinion on which diet is “healthiest”—Paleo, Mediterranean,…