scientific research

Blog entry | Apr 20 2017

It’s pretty easy to find an article touting the latest one-off study saying “X food will cure cancer” and then find another article saying “X food will cause cancer.” While reporting these findings

Blog entry | Apr 20 2017

A new study has examined the associations between consumption of beverages sweetened with sugar and/or low-

Blog entry | Apr 05 2017

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 | Dec 07 2015

What does a morning without coffee sound like to you? If you answered “scary, sleepy, and confusing”, you’re not alone. Over 80% of U.S.

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 | Oct 07 2015

Biotech foods ('GMOs') are safe. Period. That may seem like a bold statement, but it comes with the weight of a huge body of research and global consensus among preeminent health organizations.

Blog entry | Oct 05 2015

This week, with the release of Soda Politics, the Food Insight team consulted our e-readers.

Blog entry | Sep 22 2015

A study published in Obesity compared two groups of people in a 12-week weight loss program to figure out the impact of low-calorie sweetened beverages.

Blog entry | Sep 15 2015

From an early age, we’ve been taught that “breakfast is the most important meal of the day”.

Blog entry | Sep 02 2015

Every day, we are bombarded with the results of new nutrition studies proclaiming the latest on everything from red wine to coconut oil.

Blog entry | Aug 26 2015

I love going to conferences. There's so much to learn and so many experts to learn from. Recently, I learned that that not everyone understands that not all research is created equal.

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