Food & Nutrition

Protein Shakes Explained

For many people a workout isn’t complete until they’ve gulped down a protein shake afterwards, but this wasn’t always the case. Protein-packed drinks were once only seen in the meaty clutches of bodybuilders, with regular gym types happy to stick with a banana and a tablespoon of peanut butter to fuel their muscle growth. Today’s […]

Food & Nutrition

The Vegan Diet Explained

There are many good reasons to switch to a completely plant-based diet, with concerns over animal welfare and the hefty environmental cost of the meat industry being two of the most common. Even if you don’t go completely vegan, eating a plant-based diet most of the time is likely to improve your health by increasing […]

Beauty

Thinning Hair, Dandruff, Graying, and More: 16 Hair Mysteries Explained

Gradually thinning hair Roman Samborskyi/ShutterstockIf you notice a gradual reduction in the overall volume of your hair—but you don’t notice an unusual amount of hair fallout—it’s probably androgenic alopecia. Androgenic alopecia is commonly known as male pattern baldness—but it occurs frequently in women as well. It happens when hair follicles on the scalp develop a […]