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Introducing the Examine.com Research Digest

The Research Digest is a peer reviewed monthly report of the most important supplement and nutrition research from the past 90 days.

Our goal is to make the research accessible and practical to professionals like you. To do that we:

  • Take a holistic approach - putting each study into context with the related research that’s been done
  • Go beyond the headlines to fully understand the entire study and how it relates to the bigger health picture
  • Provide you with takeaways based on a nuanced assessment of the facts... so you can help your clients and yourself make informed decisions about what you’re putting in your body
  • Find a balance between writing in a language you can understand and keeping the integrity of the scientific findings

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No hype. This is the straight story based on data driven research.

We’ve assembled a team of researchers and experts in their fields tasked to painstakingly go through every study reviewed for the digest - not once but 3 times - in true peer review process form.

Why such an exhaustive approach?

We believe having more than one person approach the analysis of a study is key to keeping everyone accountable to the integrity of the work. More eyes assessing the data ensures the quality and credibility you’ve come to expect from Examine.com.

With 5 contributing writers, 3 in-house editors, and a panel of expert reviewers, you can rely on us to bring you the most accurate assessment of the available research.

Trevor Kashey, PhD

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Alex Leaf, MS

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Courtney Silverthorn, PhD

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Zach Bohannan, MS

RESEARCHER

Anders Nedergaard PhD

RESEARCHER

Jeff Rothschild MSc, RD

RESEARCHER

Gregory Lopez, PharmD

EDITOR

Pablo Sanchez Soria, PhD

EDITOR

Kamal Patel, MBA MPH PhD(c)

EDITOR

Arya Sharma, PhD MD

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Natalie Muth, MD MPH RD

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Stephan Guyenet, PhD

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Sarah Ballantyne, PhD

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Gillian Mandich, PhD

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Spencer Nadolsky, DO

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Adel Moussa, PhD

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Katherine Rizzone MD

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Mark Kern, PhD RD

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    Most nutrition research comes with an inherent bias. Studies are often backed by supplement companies with a vested interest to arrive at a conclusion substantiating their claims. All of this is done with one purpose in mind - to make you spend your money on pills and powders which may not work.

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