I have worked with Dr. Ayoob in many capacities over the past 20 years – media spokesperson, corporate consultant, scientific advisory board member and more. One of his greatest contributions has always been his ability to use his decades of nutrition science expertise to filter new information and translate it into real-people speak without mincing words. For this reason, his new website could not be more aptly named.
CHOCOHOLICS REJOICE! It’s Healthy(ish)! Here’s the Evidence!
February 13, 2020
I love chocolate, particularly dark chocolate. I make no apologies, and the more I learn about chocolate and the cocoa bean, the more I realize no apologies are needed. It’s...
“Ultra-Processed Foods”: Study Says Consumers Are Ultra-Confused!
May 10, 2023
You constantly hear: “We eat too many processed foods.” Recommendations by everyone from credible experts to celebrities and other less-than-credible “influencers” talk about the need to cut back on “processed...
Blueberries & Green Beans: A “Dirty Duo”? C’mon!
April 10, 2023
It’s that time of year, when the Environmental Working Group (EWG) issues its Dirty Dozen list of produce with the most pesticide residues. What’s changed from last year’s list? Almost nothing,...
Cocoa Powder: From Heavy Metals, To Health Claim?
March 17, 2023
I’ve written before about positive research on chocolate, here, here and here. I’ve written — the facts — about lead and cadmium in chocolate here. Dark chocolate and cocoa powder...
Lead & Cadmium In Chocolate? Hey, N.B.D.!
February 10, 2023
he words “lead, cadmium, & chocolate” together spell clickbait. Include kids and it leads the 11 o’clock news. Those optics are scary. Sadly, fear and sensationalism sells. That’s what happened...
COWS & SEAWEED: BETTER TOGETHER, BUT WHY?
December 29, 2022
When you think of beef, seaweed isn’t the first association you might make, and vice versa. When many people today think of beef, they might first think of climate change,...