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The Vital Role of Food Preservatives

The Vital Role of Food Preservatives

An ancient practice designed to prevent spoilage, among the first food preservation practices were the salting of meat and fish, adding sugar in canned foods and pickling vegetables. Today, preservatives continue this important role.
Lab-Grown Meat: Exploring Potential Benefits and Challenges of Cellular Agriculture

Lab-Grown Meat: Exploring Potential Benefits and Challenges of Cellular Agriculture

Is cultured meat the future of food or a science experiment gone wrong?
Get Familiar with Food Additives

Get Familiar with Food Additives

Few ingredients cause as much confusion, or consternation, as food additives.
Understanding the Glycemic Index

Understanding the Glycemic Index

After nearly 40 years, experts continue to debate the usefulness of this dietary measurement.
Decoding Food Label Claims: The Lowdown on Package Promises

Decoding Food Label Claims: The Lowdown on Package Promises

These claims may seem like fluff meant to tempt consumers into buying products, but most food label declarations actually are tightly regulated.
How to Host a Twitter Chat

How to Host a Twitter Chat

Looking to expand your reach on Twitter? Twitter chats are a great way to bring awareness to a cause, build your network and interact with others in your community.
Supplementation to Lower Blood Sugar

Supplementation to Lower Blood Sugar

While there is evidence that certain dietary supplements can decrease blood sugar, many come with potential dangers. Aside from the obvious risk of hypoglycemia, other considerations include interactions with medications, liver problems and gastrointestinal issues.
Is Spirulina a Miracle Cure-all?

Is Spirulina a Miracle Cure-all?

Arguably the “superfood” of the moment, spirulina is associated with a number of health claims, from curing allergies and candida to detoxifying the body and aiding in weight loss. Does this blue-green algae deliver, or is it all health hype?
The Colorful Truth about Anthocyanins

The Colorful Truth about Anthocyanins

The plant kingdom boasts an arsenal of protective, naturally occurring chemical compounds that not only guard plants against foreign invaders and disease, but also benefit human health when eaten.
The Informed Imbiber: Why Researchers are Still Debating the Health Effects of Alcohol

The Informed Imbiber: Why Researchers are Still Debating the Health Effects of Alcohol

There is a new wave of skepticism about studies suggesting potential benefits of drinking alcohol.
Where Can I Find Stock Images for My Food Blog?

Where Can I Find Stock Images for My Food Blog?

Looking for high-quality photos for your food blog or website? Use these stock photo resources, or learn how to take your own!
The Science and Controversy of Supplementing for Cancer

The Science and Controversy of Supplementing for Cancer

More than 80 percent of adults with cancer take at least one dietary supplement or use one or more as a complementary therapy. Many physicians warn against supplementing during cancer treatment. What are the dangers, and what is the safest practice?