Sylvia Plath was not a scientist.
But surprisingly, she wasn’t wrong when she said…
“I’m sure there are things that can’t be cured by a good bath,
Apple cider vinegar had its moment in the sun during the Pinterest craze of the early 2000s. Though it’s experiencing a resurgence now, the public’s undulating focus on the sweet and tart miracle elixir is nothing new.
Since at least 2,500 years ago, when the nomadic Aryan tribe soured their apple wine (read: fermented) and made apple cider vinegar’s ancestor, people have been using apple cider vinegar for all kinds of things – without the peer-reviewed chemical evidence we have today.
Nobody could afford coconut oil during the war in the 1940s. Although it had been used in European and American, not to mention Caribbean and Filipino, cooking for centuries, Americans lost their access to it, except at exorbitant prices. (If you’re wondering, that’s how soy was able to get such a foothold in our eating practices.)
When coconut oil reentered the market, the national food and health authorities had turned on it – they claimed it was basically lard. Coconut oil is 93% saturated fat, and during the 1950s, there wasn’t a dirtier curse word in the medical community.
We thought it clogged arteries and caused heart disease.
Who hears their mother’s voice in their head when your kid is melting down? Does it ever say anything like… “You would NEVER have gotten
Finding a rogue hair on your chin is the least of your worries, if you’re perimenopausal. What a mouthful – but what does it mean?
In the old days, when choices were limited and personal freedoms had yet to become a battle cry of the first world, making decisions might