Whenever I’ve just received some bad news, missed a deadline, or sent a particularly risky text, my stomach twists and constricts itself, and nearly without fail, I have to run to the nearest bathroom. When the going gets tough, I have to go. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that I’ve tried everything out there — chewable antacids, Pepto Bismol, even over-the-counter heartburn medication — and I struggled to find something to help in the long-term. I’ve somewhat abated my stomach’s most unpleasant symptoms over the years by eating more whole foods, limiting dairy, and adding supplements and probiotics — but even these changes haven’t eliminated all of my issues.
So when I learned about Golde, a “superfood-boosted” health and wellness brand co-founded by a Black woman, on social media, I figured I had nothing to lose by trying its best-selling product, except $29 (and the chance to