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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

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, CISSN

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Courtney Silverthorn, PhD

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Zach Bohannan, MS

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Anders Nedergaard PhD

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Jeff Rothschild MSc, RD

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Gregory Lopez, PharmD

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Pablo Sanchez Soria, PhD

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Kamal Patel, MBA MPH PhD(c)

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Arya Sharma, PhD MD

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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(c)

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Katherine Rizzone MD

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Mark Kern, PhD RD

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This monthly publication includes 8 reviews of the most compelling nutritional studies published in the last 90 days, with each analysis consisting of:

  • A 3 step peer review process undertaken by research leaders in the fields of medicine, pharmacology, biochemistry, and nutrition.
  • Analysis of the study and its design.
  • Insights into how the study impacts the big picture and the context which it fits in.
  • Answers to questions that arise from the study
  • Key takeaways with the information you need to help yourself and your clients make better health decisions
  • Up to 10 pages outlining the study, discussing FAQs, and detailing the key takeaways with the information you need to help yourself and your clients make better health decisions

This is the heart of the publication where you'll get the studies explained in language that doesn't require an advanced science degree to understand. We address how each study fits into the bigger nutritional research picture - and what it means for your health.

An op-edwritten by a leader from outside our in-house team

Learn what those researchers and professionals on the cutting edge of nutrition are most concerned about today.

In our first issue, Dr. Yoni Freedhoff, MD - considered to be Canada’s most outspoken obesity expert and founder of the Bariatric Medical Institute at the University of Ottawa - will be discussing “The Shady Underbelly of ‘Evidence’ Based Medicine.”

This is the heart of the publication where you'll get the studies explained in language that doesn't require an advanced science degree to understand. We address how each study fits into the bigger nutritional research picture - and what it means for your health.

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