Latest 'poison' apple scare: Fake news

by David Lightsey -- For whatever reason, this past week was a scary week for the media regarding food. One piece of news came from Consumer Reports regarding aspartame, yet again, as more…

Consumer Reports' spin on eating your veggies

by David Lightsey -- A recent Consumer Reports article highlights why consumers find it so difficult to navigate through all the misinformation in the nutrition science field. On Sept. 17, 2017, Consumer more…

A nutrition professor and my diet Dr. Pepper

by David Lightsey -- There are some very basic principles taught in a beginning college nutrition course that help students learn to differentiate between junk science and real science reports. Students are more…