Fake news? Welcome to my world.

Politicians and social media  moguls have been ranting about the newly recognized phenomenon of fake news.  My response: “Welcome to my world.”  Fake nutrition news has been around for decades.  It can be completely fake, with zero evidence, such as ‘gluten causes weight gain’.  Or it can be a sneaky innuendo that relies on false assumptions about […]

21st Century fresh fruit: tasteless, disagreeable

“Eat More Fruit and Vegetables” You’ve heard that nagging recommendation ad nauseam (yes, it means you’re sick of it).  The advice is based on numbers: fruits and vegetables have lots of nutrients, frequently nutrients you can’t get from other foods.  So based on the numbers, eating more of these will improve your diet. But what about […]

Scientists again find that GMO foods are safe

https://radionutrition.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/GMOs-are-safe.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:59 — 3.7MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSThe anti-GMO crowd isn’t likely to be swayed by the conclusion of a new report from the National Academy of Sciences: foods made with genetic technology are safe.  GMO crops have been grown in the US and Canada for 20 […]

Prop 37 GMO labeling initiative defeated

Here’s a true story from the late 1970’s: a friend visited someone who offered her a cup of tea.  The tea cup, with water was heated in the brand new microwave oven.  At the time, microwaves were new and novel kitchen appliances.  My friend politely accepted the cup of tea, and then when no one […]

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