Meaningless but profitable nutrition buzzwords

Nutrition buzzwords have been around since the discovery of nutrients.  They’re used to create a health halo on a food product, for the purpose of sales.  I wrote about popular nutrition buzzwords 6 years ago.  Some of those terms, such as “gluten-free”, “probiotics” and “fiber” are still in use.  But research, publicity and fads have […]

10 nutrition buzzwords

Nutrition buzzwords sell products.  Once consumers hear just a little positive news about a topic, a buzzword is born.  The facts may not justify the buzz, but that doesn’t stop marketers from making good use of buzzwords to sell food products.  Not too long ago, popular buzzwords included vitamin C, vitamin E, soy and “fat […]

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