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 […]
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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.
It blows Food Science Babe’s mind that people actually believe that alcohol can be made healthier by being “clean” or “organic.”
Study after study has shown the active ingredient glyphosate to be one of the least toxic herbicides on the market.
Our agricultural landscape in the U.S. has been shaped by the nation’s history of slavery and structural racism.
It’s time for the EWG to reflect on the harm they are causing by their misguided Dirty Dozen list. Yet, fear sells, and they’re making a lot of money off of it.
I’d like to give you a list of things you can do to help out your community during COVID-19and provide a list of services for those who are in need.