Personalized Nutrition Companies’ Claims Overhyped: Scientists
Personalized Nutrition Companies’ Claims Overhyped: Scientists
Services promising scientifically tailored supplements or advice abound. Experts say their claims are largely unfounded, although some solid evidence is beginning to emerge.
Personalized Nutrition Companies’ Claims Overhyped: Scientists
Personalized Nutrition Companies’ Claims Overhyped: Scientists

Services promising scientifically tailored supplements or advice abound. Experts say their claims are largely unfounded, although some solid evidence is beginning to emerge.

Services promising scientifically tailored supplements or advice abound. Experts say their claims are largely unfounded, although some solid evidence is beginning to emerge.

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Image of the Day: Side Salad
Image of the Day: Side Salad
Chia-Yi Hou | Jul 2, 2019
Bonobos eat their aquatic greens, perhaps to get their daily dose of iodine.
Micronutrients, Macro Impact
Micronutrients, Macro Impact
Anna Azvolinsky | May 31, 2017
At the interface of food, nutrition, and agriculture, Lindsay Allen’s research has been informing nutrition guidelines and policies around the world for decades.
Image of the Day: Faster Than a Speeding Root Tip
Image of the Day: Faster Than a Speeding Root Tip
The Scientist Staff | May 16, 2017
Cells within the growing root tip of an Arabidopsis plant elongate and divide, driving it forward in search of nutrients.
Sponging Up Phosphorus
Sponging Up Phosphorus
Jenny Rood | Jun 30, 2015
Symbiotic bacteria in Caribbean reef sponges store polyphosphate granules, possibly explaining why phosphorous is so scarce in coral reef ecosystems.
A Lot to Chew On
A Lot to Chew On
Mary Beth Aberlin | May 31, 2014
Complex layers of science, policy, and public opinion surround the things we eat and drink.
Mutagens and Multivitamins
Mutagens and Multivitamins
Megan Scudellari | May 31, 2014
Not one to shy away from controversy, Bruce Ames has pitted himself against industry groups, environmentalists, and his peers through his work identifying DNA mutagens. And he’s not done yet.