Health.com
March 11, 2011

  • Since it turns out that McDonald’s Fruit & Maple Oatmeal—a seemingly healthy option at the fast-food giant—contains more sugar than a Snickers bar, we’re left wondering, is there really such a thing as “healthy” fast food? [TIME Healthland]

  • There’s almost nothing more motivating than the perfect workout playlist to power you up and over that last hill. And then your earbuds fall out. This sweat-wicking headband will solve the problem; there are tiny speakers built in! [Vital Juice]

  • Many have been struck by the reality of Colin Firth’s Oscar-winning performance in The King’s Speech, especially those for whom the issue hits close to home. Vice President Joe Biden opened up about his own speech problem. [People]

  • Let’s get to the bottom of this: Is a dog’s mouth really cleaner than a human’s? [HuffingtonPost]

  • Not getting enough sleep? Besides leading to a slew of health problems, being sleep-deprived could also up your chances of making risky decisions, especially, according to one study, when it comes to gambling. [Vitamin G]

  • Start your day off on the right foot with a healthy, vegan breakfast. Here are 10 recipes sure to satisfy all your morning cravings. [FitSugar]

  • All you have to do to lose weight is eat fewer than 500 calories a day and get one daily injection. Or at least that’s what proponents of the hCG diet want you to think. But does the shot really work—and is the diet even safe? [DailySpark]

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