July 26, 2014

Edward Blonz, M.S., Ph.d.

Edward Blonz, M.S., Ph.D., has served on the editorial board of the University of California, Berkeley Wellness Letter since 2009 and is an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of California, San Francisco. He earned his M.S. and Ph.D. in nutrition from the University of California at Davis, and has more than 25 years of experience in the fields of health and nutrition. In addition, Dr. Blonz works in the area of forensic nutrition, serving as a consultant and testifying expert for nutrition, biochemical and physiological issues relating to claims, uses and effects of foods, dietary supplements and related health produces. The author of numerous magazine articles and seven books, his syndicated weekly column, "On Nutrition," appears in newspapers around the country and internationally. He has won the James Beard Foundation Award for his writings on diet, health and nutrition. He also maintains his own award-winning web pages blonz.com and askdrblonz.com.


  • Hiding Sugar in Cereals

    Hiding Sugar in Cereals

    by Edward Blonz, M.S., Ph.d.

    Manufacturers have become adept at finding ways to pour spoonfuls of sugar into packaged cereals and other products and not have the sweetener appear high on the ingredients list—which must list ingredients in descending order by weight.

  • Choosing Hot Cereal

    Choosing Hot Cereal

    by Edward Blonz, M.S., Ph.d.

    Don't overlook hot cereals as a super way to start your morning, but remember: just because a cereal is hot doesn't automatically make it more nutritious. Make sure you make smart choices.