Is caffeine safe for children? Does it stunt growth? How much is safe? Learn more in this post.
We all say that we're opposed to "mom-shaming". But we still make snap judgments about the choices we see other parents making. This post explores why.
by Danielle Penick Food shopping can be an overwhelming experience even for me — and I’ve been a registered dietitian for over a decade and have a Master’s degree in Clinical Nutrition. During undergraduate school I worked at a health food co-op, where I often heard how most of the food industry was trying to … Continue reading Do Food Mantras Always Translate to Healthy Choices?
Is arsenic in rice safe? Does it cause cancer? Is rice cereal safe for children? These questions are explored in this post.
New moms are told that breast is best. But how important is breastfeeding when looking at real world outcomes?
Surveys show most consumers don't know much about GMOs. In this post, we review key terms and common myths about GMOs.
What are Arctic apples and why are the SciMoms excited about them? These apples could reduce food waste and provide other benefits.
In our latest post, Layla reviews the use added hormones in poultry, pork, beef, and dairy. Are these safe? Why are they banned in certain countries? Do they cause early puberty? This post answers all these questions, and more.
There are no simple answers to the question of what we should eat. We all have to find what works for us in a complex, interwoven food system.
"GMOs" have become a stand-in for some very real concerns, but fear, anger, and distrust over "GMOs" distract us from these deeper questions.