Posts by Amy Flyntz

Hemp Is Now Legal: What That Really Means + How It Affects the CBD Trend

From the yoga studio to the corner bodega, the influx of CBD products on the market has surged over the last couple of years, its numerous benefits—everything from alleviating anxiety and eczema to helping your beloved pup with his seizures—being touted. But CBD, or cannabidiol—a non-psychoactive compound of the hemp plant—is still widely misunderstood, and…

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23andMe Just Received FDA Green Light for Cancer Test

At-home DNA test kits have become increasingly popular over the last couple of years, with family and friends now gifting each other the option to get their DNA tested to discover their ancestry and analyze their health. Now, in a first-ever move by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), 23andMe—one of the most popular…

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Vegans, Rejoice! Chobani is Launching a Coconut-Based Non-Dairy Yogurt

With its reputation as the leading Greek yogurt brand in the United States and its renowned commitment to using only natural, non-GMO ingredients, Chobani has secured its place as one of the country’s most successful and healthy food brands. This month, Chobani is taking its success to the next level, launching its first ever Non-Dairy…

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I Tried Cold Showers for Stress & Anxiety—Here’s What Happened

Water therapy, or “hydrotherapy,” has long been recognized in ancient and non-Western cultures and naturopathic medicine for its myriad health benefits: From warm baths to induce relaxation and soothe aching muscles (self care, anyone?) to immersing the body in cold water to boost metabolism and allay chronic skin conditions, hydrotherapy has been a trusted healing…

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Secret Launches Its First Aluminum Free Deodorant

As the clean beauty movement continues to gain traction—some estimates put the worth of the global organic beauty market on target to reach $15.98 billion by 2020—conventional personal care brands are taking note, and making changes. Mainstream deodorant brand Secret, a mainstay on mass drugstore and supermarket shelves, launched its first ever Aluminum Free Deodorant…

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