We’ve been told over and over again “If you can’t pronounce an ingredient, don’t eat the product.” One study, “If It’s Difficult to Pronounce, It Must Be Risky: Fluency, Familiarity, and Risk Perception” published in Psychological Science, even concluded that food ingredients with hard-to-pronounce names are perceived as scarier.
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For years, Americans have been hooked on energy drinks. Need a five-hour boost? Just pop the top and go, go, go.
You know the saying, “If it’s too good to be true, it probably is?” Well, CBS Money Watch contributor Farnoosh Torabi proves that adage true by blowing the lid off some of the most common retail scams. She explains why “specials” like “Buy One, Get One Free” or “5 Items for $5” are not quite the bargains retailers want you to think.
Scientists from public health and safety organization NSF International swabbed 30 surfaces in 22 homes for a total of 660 tests to help answer one filthy question: What is the dirtiest thing in your house?