“If you are healthy, and you live in a country like the UK, taking multi-vitamins and high-dose antioxidants may shorten your life.” The BBC on the problem with taking too many vitamins.

+ A confession. I have a serious popsicle problem. It’s an addiction really. And that probably wouldn’t worry me all that much if the popsicles were clear. But they’re not. Like many of our foods, they feature a rainbow of food dyes, many of which are banned in other countries. From FastCo, here’s an infographic: Just How Dangerous Is The Dye In Your Food? (Short answer: I’m going to switch to sucking ice cubes.)