Americans have drastically changed our eating patterns since 1970. These 11 charts show how.
Testimonials about diet success stories can be very compelling. Just don’t let them override your critical thinking skills. As Newton's third law states: for every positive anecdote, there is an equal and opposite anecdote (or something like that).
The internet is full of fake nutrition news. I’ve compiled a few of the more frequent offenders to help you cut through the diet hype.
When it comes to nutrition it is hard to know who to trust. The people and resources on this list can help you cut through the nutrition noise and provide you the facts you need to make informed decisions about your health.
You’ve all heard it before. Artificial sweeteners are “hundreds of times sweeter” than sugar. Turns out, they’re actually less sweet.
In my podcast interview with Evil Sugar Radio, we touched many topics including the lackluster science behind the Whole30's It Starts With Food, low-carb diets and gestational diabetes, and will sugar kills your sex drive? Give it a listen!
A look at the dietary macronutrient compositions of countries around the globe.
This TED talk provides a nice high-level overview of what genetic modification is, how it can benefit humanity, and helps to dispel some of the fears surrounding GMO's.
When it comes to reporting on gluten, you can count on media outlets to regularly misrepresent the science behind it. In this blog, we breakdown a recent study looking at non-celiac gluten sensitivity (NCGS). Bonus: the post is both gluten- and hype-free.
Are you an expecting mother following a low-carb diet? Here’s what you need to know to avoid getting a false positive on your Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) test.
In part II, we examine the original Monsanto paper that spawned the Séralini paper tackled in part I. We also discuss some broader educational points about the safety, science, and regulations behind genetically modified organisms.
Do GMO’s cause cancer? Gilles-Éric Séralini thinks so. In this post, we dissect his infamous animal study linking a specific strain of GMO corn to tumor growth.
A very interesting study takes a look at how genetics might modulate alcohols potential health effects.
Dr. Mark Hyman has made some pretty heavy claims about the effects of sugar on your sex drive. Let’s pull the 5 papers he cites and see if the evidence matches up with his claims.
The term ‘natural’ is slapped on a lot of food products. But what does it actually mean?
Natural and artificial flavors: are they so different? We dig into how they are regulated and produced.
There’s been a recent uptick in measles cases. Is the US bringing back this infectious disease?
I venture into one of the most decrepit and reprehensible places known to man: the Facebook comments section.