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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 [...]

2 09, 2019

Chew the Facts®

By |2021-06-09T10:47:13-04:00September 2nd, 2019|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family, Food Facts, Food Trends, Health Professionals, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Just for Fun, Uncategorized, Weight Management, Wellness|2 Comments

  Follow Chew the Facts® to feel good about food and understand where it comes from. Find facts, not fear.   There is an abundance of misinformation available on the Internet. That's what motivated me to start blogging and writing books.  I have a passion for [...]

13 11, 2017

Fancy Junk: Tricking You into Healthier

By |2019-06-26T13:50:46-04:00November 13th, 2017|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on Fancy Junk: Tricking You into Healthier

I really don't enjoy grocery shopping anymore. In part, it's the routine of it, but also the frustration of finding items I need while being overwhelmed by seeing so many choices in the grocery isles. Some of the extra choices are a good thing but others really aren't. [...]

12 12, 2013

Food Technology. What Are You Afraid Of?

By |2020-09-21T13:42:26-04:00December 12th, 2013|Food Facts, Food Trends, Wellness|Comments Off on Food Technology. What Are You Afraid Of?

freedigitalimages.net When I was in college getting my undergraduate degree in clinical dietetics, I had a Food Science class that I loved. One class project involved designing a food science experiment using a control and experimental groups. My experiment involved using an artificial sweetener - aspartame [...]