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  • Nutrition Misinformation and How to Spot It

    January 3, 2023 by

    Happy New Year! It’s officially the time of year where our news feeds are inundated with diet hacks, detox plans and juice cleanses. Unfortunately, many of these promising solutions fall short in evidence-based science. Worse, some misguided advice can even be harmful to our health (but, if you are looking for realistic health resolutions, check… Read more

  • 5 Misconceptions about Dairy

    June 7, 2022 by

    In the spirit of National Dairy Month, I’m tackling dairy myths.   There’s a lot of misinformation about dairy food and dairy farming. But when you look beyond the fear mongering and (sadly) hate messaging, and closer to the science or the perspective of a farmer, you can gain an appreciation for the nutritional value… Read more

  • MSG: The magical seasoning that’s missing in your kitchen

    April 25, 2022 by

    When you hear MSG, what comes to mind? Processed, chemicals, toxic, headaches, intolerance, Chinese food …? If so, you’re not alone. MSG has been subject to decades worth of misinformation based on unsubstantiated evidence and, quite frankly, xenophobic fearmongering. What if I told you that MSG is not only used in Asian cuisine, but also… Read more

  • Organic: What does it really mean?

    December 18, 2020 by

    We’ve all been there … perusing the produce section to find ourselves deciding between the $3 mixed greens and the $4 organic mixed greens. They both look equally mixed, equally green, and equally fresh. So, which do you choose?   “Organic.” It’s a term that’s become synonymous with “healthy,” “high-quality,” and “natural.” But is organic… Read more

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