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Category: Food Science
September 17, 2018
Trans fats now officially banned in Canada
August 31, 2018
UK proposes ban on energy drink sales to children. Same logic applies to alcohol and cigarette bans. Caffeine falls into that category for children.
August 30, 2018
Dairy study results have more holes than Swiss cheese. It is the trifecta of being a press release, unpublished, and an observational study. Nothing to see here.
August 24, 2018
If you like coconut oil, use it. If you do not, then don’t. But do not overhype it claiming it is either a superfood (there are none) or The Great “Toxin” (of which it is not).
July 6, 2018
Another observational food study (please make it stop!!) that tries to link fast food consumption and in particular, hamburgers, with increased asthma and allergy risk.
June 25, 2018
No study, just hypothesis that the amino acid arginine found in hemp (and produced in abundance by your own healthy body) can lead to high blood pressure treatment. Good luck with a compound that has a half-life of 2-6 seconds.
May 28, 2018
Egg study methodology and conclusions cracked beyond recognition. No evidence that there is a relationship between egg consumption and reduced risk of heart disease and all cause mortality.
May 22, 2018
Study suggesting shifting mealtimes may have metabolic effects on health but clear evidence is lacking and study had only 10 men
May 14, 2018
WHO wants all countries to eliminate trans fats from food supply
May 10, 2018
Marketing has normalized adolescent consumption of sports drinks