Dietary Myth

On Coconut Oil and Other Dietary Myths

On Coconut Oil and Other Dietary Myths

American Heart Association (AHA) recently published a recommendation on avoiding coconut oil consumption. The cause for this is scientific literature review showing this type of oil enhances LDL (bad cholesterol) levels, which can lead to higher risk of cardiovascular disease.

You Are What You Eat?

You Are What You Eat?

I hope that the question mark at the end of this tedious cliché made you click the article and read it. I've always had an issue with this statement. It is so widespread among fellow nutritionists, doctors, and of course, laymen journalists, that it is often posed (and, unfortunately, used) as the motto of nutrition science.

Aspartame – Sweet Poison or Harmless Sweetener?

Aspartame – Sweet Poison or Harmless Sweetener?

Question of health safety of aspartame (E951) is one of the most controversial questions in the last 30 years when it comes to the human diet. It's mostly due to media sensationalism, which is the reason why many even today think aspartame is one of the greatest dietary poisons – despite countless research proving otherwise.