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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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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D2D in the Kitchen: Prepping a Clean Turkey

D2D in the Kitchen: Prepping a Clean Turkey

Gobble Gobble. Thanksgiving is right around the corner and many of you will soon be prepping the old butter-ball for your friends and family. Thanksgiving turkey, like all meat and poultry, must be handled properly in order to avoid foodborne illnesses from affecting your holiday. Here’s how to properly prepare your turkey and keep your meal safe…

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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 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 TB12 Diet: One Size Does Not Fit All

The TB12 Diet: One Size Does Not Fit All

Tom Brady has defied the odds of aging and is still playing professional football at age 40. The recent release of his book, How to Achieve a Lifetime of Sustained Peak Performance is a New York Times #1 bestseller. And while most of the book’s discussion is a commonsensical approach to physical and mental well-being, some of its dietary restrictions made us raise our eyebrows and ask… why is he eliminating specific, whole food groups from his diet?

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Nix The Toxins!

Nix The Toxins!

We are told to live in fear of toxic substances and their effects on our health. But what makes something toxic? And how does our body process toxicants? It’s time to explore the different types of toxic exposures in our daily lives and whether or not we need to worry about them…

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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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