Should I Avoid GMO Foods?

By Matt Stone I just got off the phone with my eBFF Joni Cox. We were discussing potential plans to release “180 Radio” with live-streaming interviews, Q and A where peeps call in, and a lot of other real cool things.Joni, the broadcastin’ broad (who mentioned on the call that she is flexible and can juggle… I think she’s in the wrong industry), would be the primary...

Why You Shouldn’t Give Up Grains

By Julia Gumm Grains. Who needs ?em? Paleo man didn’t need them. The Inuit didn’t need them. Certainly, health-minded people clad in stylish yoga gear don’t need them. But does anybody need them? Today’s anti-grain sensibilities can be tough to swallow for some folks. It wasn’t long ago that the USDA Food Pyramid was advising we eat a whopping 6-11 servings of...

The 180DegreeHealth Forums

Yes, you read that correctly. Pinch yourself. You are not dreaming. It really did finally happen after years of begging and prodding from the comments section. The 180 forums are HERE. See ya over there…  

Unhealthy Habits: The Role of Circumstance

By Chris Sandel During the Vietnam War, the number of soldiers using opiate products on a regular basis was worryingly high. In the earlier stages of the war marijuana use was fairly common but from about 1969 onwards heroin and opium became more of an issue. It was estimated in 1971 that half of US soldiers had tried opiates and a report from the same year claimed that 15% of the troops were...

The Perfect Burger Attempt 1

By Matt Stone As some of you may or may not know, I worked extensively at the top of the culinary industry before one day getting “fed up,” walking out, and vowing not to return to the kitchen until I had explored other things. That day was in April of 2005. Then of course I became obsessively interested in health and nutrition and spent the last eight years deeply entrenched in that...

Mom Forces Daughter to Lose Weight or Pay

By Matt Stone I thought Bob Greene,?perhaps America’s leading ambassador?for the statistically-counterproductive pursuit of intentional weight loss (dieting), had really crossed the line by having people sign contracts to crash diet. But Greene has been thoroughly topped by the actions of one Korean mother who recently demanded her daughter to sign a contract stating that she (the...