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22 09, 2020

Food, Labeling, and Biotech

By |2020-10-23T12:30:22-04:00September 22nd, 2020|Food Facts, Food Trends, Health Professionals, Wellness|Comments Off on Food, Labeling, and Biotech

Are you concerned about what's in your food? Nature is full of chemicals. Even the "chemicals" in your food are mostly derived from nature (from either plants or animals). I've written about food safety and food technology in many different ways over the past several years. In addition [...]

30 08, 2018

Common Sense Goes Back to School

By |2019-06-26T13:50:35-04:00August 30th, 2018|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Heart Disease, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Common Sense Goes Back to School

Two words I hear often, "Fear sells". Is fear guiding your food choices? Whether it is an environmental issue, a political topic, or the safety of our food supply, fear-mongering has become a common technique used to sway you into believing one side of a story. Usually it's [...]

3 10, 2017

Does Antibiotics Use on the Farm Impact the Food on Your Plate?

By |2019-06-26T13:50:59-04:00October 3rd, 2017|Food Facts, Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on Does Antibiotics Use on the Farm Impact the Food on Your Plate?

I am working with the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance’s Digital Voices Council through September 2017. This post includes a link to a blog that was sponsored by the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance, but are expressions of my own.  Antibiotic resistance is the ability of a bacteria to resist [...]

23 07, 2017

Does the Non-GMO Label have any Impact on Your Health?

By |2019-08-20T16:17:09-04:00July 23rd, 2017|DASH Diet/Wellness, Family meals, Food Facts, Heart Disease, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Does the Non-GMO Label have any Impact on Your Health?

This post includes a link to a blog that was sponsored by the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance, but are expressions of my own. Throughout the course of my 30-year nutrition career, one thing has remained constant: nutrition misinformation. I’ve turned my current communications career into a fact-finding mission [...]

30 12, 2015

2016 Resolution: Fact Check Your Source, Leave out the Politics

By |2015-12-30T16:02:14-05:00December 30th, 2015|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts|Comments Off on 2016 Resolution: Fact Check Your Source, Leave out the Politics

When I starting writing this blog four years ago my goal was to shed some light on the many misconceived views about food and nutrition. The new media has delivered. There continue to be so many conflicting messages, in some cases completely false, that get repeated by journalists and consumers until people [...]

14 01, 2014

Fake News

By |2014-01-14T10:00:16-05:00January 14th, 2014|Food Facts, Uncategorized, Weight Management|1 Comment

As a nutrition communication consultant I occasionally write about topics related to the food industry clients I may serve, but my blog topics, thoughts and opinions are my own. Sometimes I enjoy a diet cola. I'm not the type of person who is brand loyal, I buy what's [...]