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Ever wonder the difference between an intolerance & allergy? Why is the latter more severe... is it wise to ignore either? This article ends with a personalized solution.

April 10, 2018

The Whole 30 program has a lot of rules, or at least a long list of eliminations without valid explanation. Upon closer look, there is actually a pattern and real science behind what once seemed an arbitrary list of foods. Whether or not this was int...

March 28, 2018

Being a food scientist has its perks - helping you save $10 because you know the difference between a Nutrition Facts Panel vs Supplement Facts is one of them.

March 6, 2018

Kombucha. The mother of the booming, ready-to-drink, grab-and-go beverage category. Supposed health properties, soda alternative, or the means to a subtle buzz, this drink ranges from $2.99 - $3.99 a bottle... but it doesn't have to. With time and a...

February 19, 2018

An article that looks at plant-based alternatives to gelatin, as it relates to gummies.

School supplies. Now there's something I love shopping for!!

There are few things I appreciate more than a carefully-crafted selection of color-coded folders, n...

February 6, 2018

They're for every damn day... but just HOW?! 

First things first, THIS - what you see above - is not REAL. I don't think anyone has the time to create such a work of art as a part of their morning routine. That's why you buy these for $12, or, you s...

January 25, 2018

I know what you're thinking. Ew, kale. The dark, leafy green vegetable superfood that tastes about as healthy as it is - and by "healthy" I mean a grassy, dry, and rubbery experience. With just one attempt, many give up... But not you. You are the ju...

January 23, 2018

It's enough to send many running the opposite direction. However, innovations today make this lifestyle practical, even optimal in terms of nutrition. I'm here to show you how.

While my least favorite topic on dates, it is perhaps the thing I love t...

January 10, 2018

This article is an introduction to sugar, providing an overview of natural sugars (as opposed to artificial sugars, and sugar alcohols) on a fundamental level. It is my hope this article will build a better understanding in answering:

(1) Is one typ...

January 10, 2018

Added sugars are not chemically different from naturally-occurring sugars. In other words, the molecular structure of sugar is not different for the sugar added to your food products, versus the sugar inherent (naturally-occurring) in plants… plants...

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