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.
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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.
There’s really no need to swap out your favorite sweet treats with the “natural” or organic and arguably less enjoyable candies this holiday season.
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.