It’s important to be able to spot multilevel marketing strategies so that you’re not scammed. Beware both of predatory recruitment and food sales tactics.
Food Science Babe
The alkaline diet is phony, in part, because the addition of acidic or alkaline food to our body doesn’t affect the pH of our bodies in any meaningful way.
There weren’t many widely available plant-based commercial milk products until the 1970s and ’80s. Now plant-based milk is a rapidly growing food segment.
From the organic industry scaring people over non-organic foods to social media influencers making false claims, food shaming is a popular marketing tactic.
The deceptive “Dirty Dozen” pesticide list put out annually by the Environmental Working Group continues to be the list no one needs or asked for.
Exploring the facts and scientific evidence for some of the most common low-calorie sweeteners on the market There’s probably no topic I get asked about more than artificial sweeteners: Are they safe? Do they enhance cravings? Do they cause weight gain? Do they affect the microbiome? I will admit that this was a topic […]
It’s never too late to begin making your food purchasing decisions based on facts rather than fears and to unfollow toxic wellness influencers.
Last month I wrote about 5 deceptive food-marketing buzzwords that have been around for a while. With our unique situation this year due to COVID-19, the supplement, food, and beverage industries have been capitalizing off of some newer marketing trends and buzzwords that will likely continue to gain popularity in 2021, but will they help […]
Does a food label wording falsely coax you into thinking something is healthier for you. Sure lots of them do. That’s the ‘healthy halo’ effect in marketing.
Though extremely regulated and limited in number, GMOs are some of the most wildly misunderstood and polarizing food items available today.