Clever labels can trick consumers into thinking their products are healthy when they are far from it. Check out this article to learn about common misleading food labels, food engineers, and sugar addiction.
Refined grains, added sugars, seed oils, and soy often hide in our food under scientific names or within other ingredients. Find out how to read a nutrition label so you can spot them.
If you’ve given up bread and other traditional baked goods in favor of gluten-free options, you’re probably eating xanthan gum. But what is xanthan gum? Is it safe to eat regularly?
You probably already know about some of the health concerns associated with refined sugar. What about low-calorie substitutes like sorbitol? Is this sweetener safe to eat? Is there room for it in a healthy diet?
While concerns about carrageenan have risen recently, the data on this food additive is complex. Find out if carrageenan is bad for your health.
What role dietary glutamate plays in our health? Glutamic acid (glutamate) is an amino acid found in abundance in both plant and animal protein.
Is it possible to include sweeteners into a healthy diet? Read on to learn how to healthily and mindfully incorporate sweeteners into your diet.
You may have heard the phrase, "Sugar is sugar." But is all sugar created equal? The truth is, your body processes different sugars in different ways.
In this series, we've looked at alternative sweeteners. But what about plain old white sugar? What about high fructose corn syrup? Read on for details.