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 believe me there is not a single scientific misrepresentation in that book. I stand by that.


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