Media Mash: iPhone Ramen bowls, NFL nutrition & 30 Rock fro-yo


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HellaWella’s Media Mash is a weekly feature listing the latest and most interesting health-and-wellness stories we’ve read in the past week, pulled from the Web and linked for your convenience.


  • Coolest fro-yo flavor ever: Ben & Jerry’s Liz Lemon frozen yogurt — a limited-edition release to commemorate the end of the “30 Rock” series. [Food Bev]


  • Step up your running routine with one of these top-rated running apps for your smartphone. [Men's Health]


  • A Japanese company designed ramen bowls with a built-in iPhone holder. Does anyone else feel like this would lead to a destroyed phone — not to mention a more depressing meal? Plus, as Greatist points out, it can’t be good for our eating habits. [Greatist]


  • People without celiac disease are adopting a gluten-free diet with successful results. [New York Times]


  • This Q&A with an NFL nutritionist answers all of our questions about what those big guys eat. [U.S. News & World Report]


  • So you thought pantyhose had but only one use? Wrong. [BrightNest]


  • Apparently watching too much TV isn’t just bad for our waistlines. [CBC News]


  • Why do women cheat? Here are five reasons, according to the founding director of the Sexual Recovery Institute. [Huffington Post]


  • Two new studies find that yoga is good for the mind and heart. [Everyday Health]


  • If you’re fit, stay that way. If you’re not, get to it! An active lifestyle for middle-aged people means a lower risk of dementia later in life. [Medscape]


  • Watch for gimmicks when developing a core training workout. According to doctors, they’re everywhere! [Los Angeles Times]


  • We already knew a KFC chicken bucket was bad for the waistline, but a new study suggests deep-fried foods could also increase the risk of prostate cancer. [Huffington Post]


  • The safety of our drinking water is under attack as fracking grows in popularity. We don’t like carcinogens in our water. Do you? [New York Times]


  • We’re not sure if this is good news or bad news: A new study shows that if you use diet soda as a cocktail mixer, it will get you drunker than regular soda. [The Atlantic]