Reflecting on Bias in Nutrition Research

Reflecting on Bias in Nutrition Research

This is a guest post from John Coupland, Ph.D. It originally appeared here. Academic food scientists (like me) are sometimes accused of being entirely in the pocket of the food industry and thus our opinions and expertise are easily dismissed. … Continue reading

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So What if March is National Nutrition Month

So What if March is National Nutrition Month

March 1 marks the beginning of National Nutrition Month – an annual campaign that is sponsored by the American Dietetic Association (ADA). The goals are simple – raise awareness of informed food choices, good eating habits, and exercise. Another stated … Continue reading

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The Problematic Promise of Nutritionism

The Problematic Promise of Nutritionism

A commentary in last week’s Journal of the American Medical Association brings us a rematch between “nutritionism” and food. Written by leading health experts David S. Ludwig and Dariush Mozzafarian, Dietary Guidelines in the 21st Century— a Time for Food, … Continue reading

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