For Us Foodies

“Ultra-Processed Foods”: Study Says Consumers Are Ultra-Confused!

You constantly hear: “We eat too many processed foods.” Recommendations by everyone from credible experts to celebrities and other less-than-credible...

Blueberries & Green Beans: A “Dirty Duo”? C’mon!

It’s that time of year, when the Environmental Working Group (EWG) issues its Dirty Dozen list of produce with the most...

Cocoa Powder: From Heavy Metals, To Health Claim?

I’ve written before about positive research on chocolate, here, here and here. I’ve written — the facts — about lead...

Lead & Cadmium In Chocolate? Hey, N.B.D.!

he words “lead, cadmium, & chocolate” together spell clickbait. Include kids and it leads the 11 o’clock news.  Those optics...

COWS & SEAWEED: BETTER TOGETHER, BUT WHY?

When you think of beef, seaweed isn’t the first association you might make, and vice versa.  When many people today...

Labelling a Food “Healthy”: Why It Can Leave A Bad Taste

The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) recently proposed updating the definition of “healthy” for the purposes of food labeling, to...