Tag Archives: Science

Unsavory Truth review – exposing the food industry’s abuse of science

Exaggerated health claims, corporate funding, unpublished negative results: a new book exposes the way the US food industry hijacks science and fights for answers Questionable claims about food can be used as a way to boost salesplainpicture/Blend Images/Spaces Images By Nic Fleming THE fortified chocolate milk Fifth Quarter Fresh helps “high school football players improve… Read More »

When reporting on sloppy science, NY Times ‘Well’ section should practice what it preaches

November 1, 2018 Posted By Categories Kevin Lomangino is the managing editor of HealthNewsReview.org. He tweets as @KLomangino. A New York Times column on Monday bemoaned the sorry state of much nutrition research, saying it’s too often poorly designed and riddled with conflicts of interest. The headline: Confused by Nutrition Research? Sloppy Science May Be… Read More »

Confused by Nutrition Research? Sloppy Science May Be to Blame

Confused about what to eat and drink to protect your health? I’m not surprised. For example, after decades of research-supported dietary advice to reduce saturated fats to minimize the risk of heart disease and stroke, along comes a new observational study of 136,384 people in 21 countries linking consumption of full-fat (read saturated) dairy foods… Read More »