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Fad or Fact? Series Puts Health Trends Under a Scientific Lens

CU Anschutz experts dissect claims in pursuit of research-based evidence

Written by Staff on October 31, 2022
What You Need To Know

A breakdown of energy drink claims launches a series examining health trends.

Driven by ever-powerful social media platforms, health claims and trends are proliferating at lightning speed, inundating information-seekers. In this CU Anschutz newsroom series, medical experts leverage their knowledge to offer advice on the credibility and safety of social-media trends and advertising claims circulating today.

The series:

Energy Drink or Coffee? This Nutritional Scientist Would Choose the Java



Does TikTok-Fueled Vagus Nerve Icing Offer Calming Relief?



Charcoal Toothpaste: Messy Mouthful or Whitening Wonder?



New Year Cleanse on Your List of Resolutions?


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Dietitian Gets to the Meat of the Plant-Based Diet Trend


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Should You Add Assisted Stretching to Your Routine?


How Much Protein Do You Really Need?



Does Oxygen in a Can Deliver on Its Altitude and Energy Claims?

Topics: Research, Community