As I was scrolling through Facebook the other day, I ran across a story that seems to get recycled year after year: a fast food burger and fries that someone has had sitting around for years, and miraculously, hasn’t spoiled. The explanation that follows is never one of reasoning and science, but one of fear […]
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The amount of pseudoscience and just completely false information all over Organic Valley’s product packaging as well as their website is so frustrating.
There is so much pseudoscience being spread around nowadays, and sometimes it can be hard to spot, especially for those who don’t have a background in science. A lot of it is based on a small amount of truth and by people who you may think you can trust, so it can be difficult to […]
Not only do many artificial food additives make food taste better, they can make the food safer and healthier as well.
The milk aisle can be very overwhelming. There are so many options for dairy milk as well as a large selection of dairy-free “milk” products. So, how do we choose? Well, the answer depends on a number of factors. Some people can’t tolerate the lactose in dairy, so having non-dairy options is great. There are […]
Pesticide residues do make it into our foods, and consumers are concerned. Some groups take advantage of this concern. So, what’s true and what isn’t?
As parents, we all want what’s best for our children — this is especially true for moms of young children. What we feed our children when they are young is something we take very personally. We want it to be the freshest, most nutritious food for our little ones, so that they can grow and […]
The pesticide/autism conclusion that was drawn was much more definitive than the data supports, especially in light of the many assumptions of the study.
Food Science Babe had the opportunity to sit down with Facebook Karen and talk with the self-proclaimed foodie.
Here’s what to look out for next time you head out to the grocery store so that you can start making food purchasing decisions based on #FactsNotFear.