On a lot of products you read ‘no added sugar.’ Does that mean the product is sugar-free or does that mean that the amount of sugar in the product is just minuscule? The answer to this question varies per product but is very easy to find when you know where to look. [Read more…] about What is Added Sugar?
We hear calorie; we think food. But is that justified? Are calories only used to indicate how much energy can be accredited to a certain food product or are calories also useful in other ways? And maybe a question that is even more important, what exactly is a calorie? [Read more…] about What is a Calorie?
You are at a party, drinking some wine or beer. You have some crackers with cheese, maybe eating some chips. You are social, talking to people you do not know, and you are trying to find out a little bit more about them. [Read more…] about What is a Food Scientist?