Food & Nutrition Reporting
Sample work by Kiersten Hickman
This New Sugar Could Massively Change Grocery Products As We Know It. Consumers desire to limit their sugar intake, yet the market demand is still high. This company offers a solution.
When It Comes to Dieting, This Is the Most Toxic Belief. Time and time again, the research shows that food restriction on a long-term scale has never worked for anyone’s body. Here’s the research behind it.
The One Food You Should Be Eating Every Day For a Longer Life. Can eating a high-carb, low-protein diet really be the key to a long life? I did the research and spoke with five registered dietitians to get to the bottom of this claim.
The Scary Hidden Ingredient In Protein Powder You Need to Know About. I took a close look at the studies behind protein powder and how many of the powders sold on the market contain high levels of toxins including heavy metals such as lead.
The #1 Most Important Food to Eat Every Day, Says Science. Recent results from the American Gut Project linked consumption of over 30 plants a week to a healthier overall gutmicrobiome.
Eating Healthy and Still Gaining Weight? This Could Be Why. Eating healthy may not always result in weight loss. This article dives into the specifics of why your body is holding on to the extra weight.
Drastic Changes in Food Packaging Are Making You Overeat, Says New Report. A recent report compares shocking changes in serving sizes over time, and how the health of consumers is negatively affected because of it.
One Major Effect of Drinking Ice Cold Water, Says Science. Some health “experts” online say that drinking ice-cold water is unhealthy, but is that true? I take a closer look at the science.
The Most Common Food Eaten By The Healthiest People In The World. Research from the Blue Zones shows that residents of the healthiest regions of the world consume a significant amount of carbohydrates, yet dieting culture has consumers believing otherwise.
One Major Effect Coffee Has On Your Gut, Says Science. Recent studies were able to link the antioxidants found in coffee and how they can positively benefit your gut health.
Your Favorite Peanut Butter Brand May Have This Sneaky Secret. When I found out that peanut butter could only be legally labeled as such if the spread has at least 90% peanuts, I got to the bottom of the industry’s sneaky secret—including an FDA ruling in the 1960s.
Side Effects of Taking Too Much Vitamin D, Says Science. Doctors will recommend taking vitamin D supplements to get a sufficient amount for the day, but taking too much can negatively affect your overall health. Here’s how.
The Best Foods to Eat for Omicron Symptoms, Says Doctor. As Omicron was reaching its peak at the end of 2021, I spoke with a doctor regarding the best types of foods you can consume to relieve symptoms.
This Type Of Chocolate Will Improve Your Gut and Mood, New Study Says. A recent study shows how eating dark chocolate can positively affect one’s health, despite the negative connotation around this popular treat.
The One Simple Trick That Makes Any Meal Healthier, Say Dietitians. Want to eat healthier, but no idea how to get started? This tip makes it easy!
The #1 Thing To Eat Every Day To Lose Weight For Good. Following my reporting on high-carb, low-protein diets, I took a closer look at the role fiber plays in one diet and how it can help with overall weight loss efforts.
This One Type of Restaurant Is Disappearing the Fastest. A close look at how Chinese restaurants are experiencing financial hardship because of xenophobia during the pandemic.
9 Healthy Eating Habits to Live Over A Century, Say Dietitians. Want to live to be 100? These expert tips will help!