Using verified science to educate consumers on the agricultural supply chain, its effect on our environment, and the importance of healthy food ingredients in our diet. 

Sustainable Agriculture

Provides transparency to how food is grown and processed. Investigates sustainable and future agricultural practices.

Food Ingredients

Examines food labeling and separates myth from fact at the grocery store.

Health and Diet

Investigates healthy foods and diets.

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Fish, Feed, and Food in the Fjords

Fish, Feed, and Food in the Fjords

D2D recently had the opportunity to visit salmon farms in Norway. We were able to experience the impressive undertaking of these aquacultures first hand. Unfortunately, the sustainability of farmed salmon continues to be misunderstood. So, we are thrilled to be able to share this experience with our readers and educate on this important industry.

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More Of The Good Guys…

More Of The Good Guys…

Kombucha is a tasty tea-based, probiotic drink that has recently become extremely popular in the health-crazed market. This carbonated “cure-all” boasts the ability to regulate digestion, fight inflammation, and support a healthy immune system. But, are these health claims valid? Let’s find out…

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Digging in: Clean Eating

Digging in: Clean Eating

What does it mean to eat clean? We have been reading a lot about this approach to ‘healthy eating’ but it seems somewhat misleading. It’s time to get our hands dirty and dig into the “clean eating” movement.

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Out of the Air and into the Soil

Out of the Air and into the Soil

The importance of healthy soil cannot be underestimated. Healthy soil has a direct impact on food security and our environment. But world soils are in the infirmary. They need more carbon to bring them back to health. Can we take carbon out of the air, and put it back into soils?

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Digging Deeper: Pasteurization

Digging Deeper: Pasteurization

In our recent “Journey”, Milk: From Cow to Carton, the D2D team explored the process and production of of milk. A few of our readers have questioned why milk needs to be pasteurized. They heard that raw milk has superior nutritional benefits and are curious–what happens during the heating process of pasteurization? We decided to dig deeper into the important role pasteurization plays in the production of milk.

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The Ketogenic Diet: Fueling the Body with Fat

The Ketogenic Diet: Fueling the Body with Fat

Should we be burning our fat for fuel? The Ketogenic Diet embraces healthy fats and asks you to kick carbs, sugar, and even some protein to the curb. It’s proven to be successful in very overweight patients, but what does the research say about long term potential, especially if you are not obese. Is this just another fad diet? Read on to find out…

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Let’s Byte into Ag

Let’s Byte into Ag

There’s an increasingly widespread— and extremely important— ingredient in our global food system…It’s not a new nutrient. Not a preservative. Not a new flavoring. Not a new GMO.
And certainly not another other food ingredient….

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Did You Hear the Joke About the Germ?

Did You Hear the Joke About the Germ?

We’re not telling— we don’t want to spread it around!
Many people may think they have a  “summer stomach bug” when it actually may be a germ from your kitchen.
Let’s get ready for BBQ season and stay safe from foodborne illnesses.

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Agave: Too Good to be True

Agave: Too Good to be True

Agave nectar is a popular sweetener that many people use in order to replace sugar. We did some digging into this sweet nectar to find out exactly how it is processed and if it is in fact better for you than ordinary table sugar. What do you think we found out?

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