OB-GYNs Debunk 25 Pregnancy Myths

Laura Riley: Oh, this is my favorite.“Pregnant women need to eat twice as much.”Absolute myth.Don’t do it.You really actually only need about 200 extra calories a dayover a normal American diet.And that’s assuming that you’re starting pregnancyat a normal weight.“Sex during pregnancy hurts the baby.”Well…Dena Goffman: “Cocoa butter prevents stretch marks.”This is a myth.I’m Laura […]

Why Some Men Go Bald

Graham Flanagan: Look at that beautiful bald man.He’s oozing swagger and confidence.He owns it.But it wasn’t always like this.This is Rob. He’s 33.This is also Rob.He started to lose his hair when he was about 20.So, what happened?Why did Rob go bald,and what does it mean?There’s something about being bald and owning it.I mean, look […]

Sleep Experts Debunk 15 Sleep Myths

Rebecca Robbins: All right.“Many adults need five hours of sleep or less.”Now, this is a myth.“Loud snoring is annoying but mostly harmless.”David Rapoport: Loud snoring is actually a signthat there is a blockage in your throat.Robbins: “Your brain and bodywill adapt to less sleep.”This is a myth.I’m Dr. Rebecca Robbins.I’m a postdoctoral research fellowat the […]

I Stopped Drinking Coffee For A Week And I’m Never Doing It Again

This week was terrible.I hated it, and I’m never doing this again.I’m Abby. I love coffee,and I am giving it up for a weekbecause Business Insider’s making me.I drink coffee every day, multiple times a day,many different types: cold, hot.And I’m gonna give it up, I guess.I have no idea how many cups of coffee […]

What If The Earth Stopped Orbiting The Sun

Earth zooms around the sun at 110,000 kph,but what if it just…stopped?Well, for one thing, you’d have only a month to live.First off, if Earth stopped short,you’d actually die immediatelybecause you’d fly off the planetand hurtle into space,just like you lurch forward in a carwhen a driver slams on the brakes.But if Earth slows down […]

Two Friends Explain How To Save For A Big Trip

If I weren’t in Fiji, I’d probably beback in San Francisco working a tech joband driving something electric.[laughs]Hi, I’m Jose.I used to sell WiFi for a living.And I’m Owen.I’m a reporter in New York City.Jose: And we sailed together from Fiji to New Zealand.Owen: Well, Jose had been bugging mefor a couple of years to […]

What Happens When A Night Owl Wakes Up Early

– [Narrator] There is plenty of advisefor how to improve your sleep.Go to bed at the same time,avoid digital screens after dark, and don’t hit snooze.But it all comes down to the same assumption,that you’re doing something wrong.When in fact, it may not be your fault at all.Inside practically every organism on earth,there’s a clock […]

The Best Vegan Milks, According To A Dietitian

Groetch: The rice milk and the coconut milkand the almond milk are very low in protein.So if you’re looking to get a protein sourcelike a vegetarian or plant-based protein source,these are not very good.Narrator: That’s registered dietician Marion Groetch.Today she’s gonna help us sort throughall of these different non-dairy milksand tell us which ones might […]

Dietitians Debunk 18 Weight Loss Myths

Lorraine Kearney: One of the biggest myths that I getfrom my clients is thatI need to skip meals and starve in order to lose weight.It’s not true.So, if you skip meals,it’s gonna have such a negative effect on your bodythat when you do go to sit down and eat,you’ll probably overconsume.Narrator: That’s Lorraine Kearney,one of […]

Why Avocados Are So Expensive | So Expensive

Avocado has become one of the world’s trendiest foods.As the poster child of millennial healthy eating,this superfood is now a mainstay for foodies everywhere.But have you noticed your avo on toastis costing more and more?Avocado prices have rocketed in recent years by up to 129%,with the average national price of a single Hass avocadoreaching $2.10 […]