The PedsDocTalk Podcast

25: Is Our Food Dangerous? Busting Myths about Food Science

July 22, 2020 Dr. Mona Amin
The PedsDocTalk Podcast
25: Is Our Food Dangerous? Busting Myths about Food Science
Show Notes

I welcome Erin--a chemical engineer and food scientist and she helps me bust some myths about food science.

She has an amazing Instagram account @foodsciencebabe where she shares evidence-based explanations of myths regarding food. 

Tune in as we discuss the following:

Is corn syrup bad?
Is baby rice cereal going to give my child arsenic poisoning?
Are there really heavy metals in baby food? Is it a problem?
Why do Cheerios get a bad rap?
Is organic food better? Is it better for the environment/
What is GMO? Is non-GMO really better? 
Is food coloring bad?
Is the EWG a science-based organization?
How is food regulated in the US?

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Make sure to follow @pedsdoctalk and @foodsciencebabe on Instagram.