Consumer Reports again takes a legitimate concern, such as heavy metals in foods, and reduces it to a graphic that’s designed to scare consumers about food.
Here is why artificial or natural flavoring in certain foods don’t taste like their whole food counterparts — or at least what we’d expect them to taste like.
From valid concerns about pesticides and mold to misinterpretations of FDA rules about allowable of insects, there are quite many coffee myths to clear up.
In the spirit of helping to stop the spread of misinformation, here are 10 food and nutrition misconceptions to leave behind this new year.
The modern food technology that Soylent is employing shows that much can be done beyond GMOs for food companies to be profitable as well as sustainable.
Hopefully the wheat myths that spread on social media will subside and unnecessarily restricting gluten will become a thing of the past.
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.
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.