Fast Take

Blog entry | Oct 21 2016

Another day, another dollar, and another headline touting misleading claims about new research.

Blog entry | Aug 25 2016

Few topics in nutrition get more attention these days than added sugars. As much or more than any other dietary component or lifestyle factor, sugars have been studied for their role in health.

Blog entry | Jul 14 2016

Let’s make sure to keep perspective on what one recent finding may report versus the totality of science supporting low-calorie sweeteners.

Blog entry | Mar 25 2016

The latest problematic study, rooted in spurious correlation and statistical manipulation, has sparked a round of headlines that connect couples’ caffeine consumption to miscarriages.

Blog entry | Mar 09 2016

This week, a new single-study is taking over the airwaves.

Blog entry | Feb 16 2016

This week, the British Journal of Nutrition released two new meta-analyses that looked at milk and meat products, sparking headlines like The Guardian’s ‘Organic meat and milk could offer health be

Blog entry | Feb 08 2016

Every so often, we read a new study that challenges what decades of research have demonstrated. While it makes for great headlines, we’re often left wondering: is it credible?

Blog entry | Jan 05 2016

This week, headlines were terrifying.

Blog entry | Oct 27 2015

We’ve talked about the issue with ‘single study syndrome’- promoting the results of a single study without including the c

Blog entry | Jul 28 2015

“How Americans can lose a lot of weight without giving up a single calorie” is a headline that should be setting off significant mental warning alarms.

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