The Heart of Plant-Based Meats

Amanda Gerla

For most consumers, the importance of meat alternatives is not about eliminating animal products but rather diversifying their diet. IRI reports that 58% of consumers want to increase plant-based food intake, and close to one-third of all shoppers explicitly target plant-based meats. Adopting a flexitarian lifestyle is made easier thanks […]

6 Evidence-Based Benefits of Green Tea

Amanda Gerla

For thousands of years, tea has been used for therapeutic purposes in China and Japan. Oolong, black and green teas originate from the Camellia sinensis plant, but the difference between the teas lies in their preparation methods. Green tea is made by steaming the leaves, pan-frying and drying them.  Green […]

GOOD Meat Partners with Industry Leader to Build the World’s First Large-Scale Cultivated Meat Facility | National Business

Amanda Gerla

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 25, 2022– GOOD Meat, the cultivated meat division of Eat Just, Inc., a company that applies cutting-edge science and technology on a mission to create healthier, more sustainable foods, announced today that it signed an exclusive multi-year agreement with ABEC, Inc. to design, manufacture, install and commission […]

Hot Topics at NUTRITION 2022 LIVE ONLINE

Amanda Gerla

Newswise — Reporters and bloggers are invited to join top nutrition researchers and practitioners for a dynamic virtual program at NUTRITION 2022 LIVE ONLINE. The flagship meeting of the American Society for Nutrition runs June 14-16, 2022, and features research announcements, expert discussions and more.  Explore the meeting program and […]

The Science & Business of Animal Health

Amanda Gerla

Dr. Martin Mohr has been fascinated with the veterinary field since he was a young boy. You might say he has his father to thank for that. Born and raised in Springfield, Minnesota, Martin Mohr is one of six kids. His father was the town’s veterinarian. Mohr and his siblings […]

Scientists raise warning over chemicals in food packaging

Amanda Gerla

Scientists claim thousands of potentially harmful chemicals have been found in food packaging, processing equipment, reusable containers and kitchen utensils. The findings of a study cited in Critical Reviews in Food, Science and Nutrition, a journal published by UK-based Taylor & Francis, revealed only one-third of more than 3,000 so-called […]

What’s the difference between veganism vs vegetarianism?

Amanda Gerla

Most people can broadly describe the difference between veganism vs vegetarianism. The basic principles behind these diets are similar: both involve eating a plant-based diet, whether that be for environmental, ethical or religious purposes. But while vegetarians only exclude meat from their diets, veganism is more restrictive and involves wider […]

How to Tell Real Nutrition Advice from Fad Diets

Amanda Gerla

Nutrition has become a hot topic of discussion across virtually all social media platforms. In fact, these days it seems nearly impossible to open any social media app without seeing sponsored content from influencers touting a new supplement, diet program, or workout regimen that often sounds too good to be […]