Food and Nutrition

I like to write articles for’s Research Digest. Here are a few.

Gut Bugs as Bone Drugs

Aspartame: It’s sweet to eat, but is it a trick or a treat?

I was a (non-author) contributor to the recent best-selling book by Dr. Michael Greger, How Not to Die. I fact-checked it, and by that I mean I reviewed the cited sources to help ensure that they were not misrepresented in the text.


Here are some scarrot(1)elected posts from my blog, The Science of Nutrition

My ongoing review of Good Calories, Bad Calories by Gary Taubes

Chapter 1 – The Eisenhower Paradox

Chapter 2 – The Inadequacy of Lesser Evidence

Chapter 3 – Creation of Consensus

Chapter 4 – The Greater Good


Eggs and Heart Disease

My two-part review of The Big Fat Surprise by Nina Teicholz

Part 1

Part 2

vital logoSome writing I did for the Vital Juice blog

The Nature of the Beet

Vital Grapefruit and the Prevention of Colon Cancer

On Detoxing