Alan Levinovitz
Alan Levinovitz

Alan Levinovitz is an assistant professor of Chinese philosophy and religion at James Madison University and author of The Gluten Lie: And Other Myths About What You Eat. Follow him on Twitter.

Science
April 22 2015 2:12 PMThe First SuperfoodOne miracle fruit can cure disease and make people lose weight? That’s bananas.
Medical Examiner
May 21 2014 11:52 PMThis Article Is Fortified With AntioxidantsThe food industry’s devious, ingenious, magical misuse of science.
Medical Examiner
Oct. 22 2013 11:50 PMChairman Mao Invented Traditional Chinese MedicineWhy did the U.S. Senate unwittingly endorse 1950s Chinese Communist Party propaganda?
Science
April 21 2015 10:00 AMThe Logical Failures of Food FadsWhy studying the humanities can help you live a healthy life.
Sports Nut
Dec. 30 2013 11:23 AMGet Your Stadiums Out of Our ChurchesIt’s time to evict big-time sports from American higher education.
Medical Examiner
July 9 2013 11:55 AMHold the MSGGluten and MSG intolerance may be only in your head. That’s nothing to be ashamed of.
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Culturebox
Aug. 3 2015 11:48 AM Behind the Year of Outrage  Here’s how Slate tracked down everything we were angry about in 2014. 
  Health & Science
Science
Aug. 3 2015 3:29 PM We Don’t Really Care About Car Accidents Driving is horrifyingly dangerous. It doesn’t need to be this way.