About The Whole Portion

The Whole Portion is a hub for expertly answered food questions, answered by Food scientists, Doctors and PhD researchers.

About The Whole Portion

Welcome to The Whole Portion, your go-to source for reliable information on nutrition, health, and wellness. We are a team of passionate and experienced nutritionists, dietitians, and food science writers who are dedicated to providing high-quality content that helps you make informed decisions about your health.

Our mission is to empower you to live a healthier, happier life by providing accurate and up-to-date information on nutrition and wellness written by Research experts, food scientists, food engineers and authors with at least a PhD level education.

Whether you are looking to lose weight, manage a chronic condition, or simply improve your overall health, we have the resources you need to succeed.

Our team of Food experts is committed to delivering trustworthy and evidence-based information that you can count on. We carefully research and review every article we publish to ensure that it is accurate, reliable, and up-to-date with the latest research and trends in nutrition and wellness.

In addition to our in-depth articles, we also offer a range of tools and resources to help you achieve your health goals. 

At The Whole Portion, we believe that everyone deserves access to reliable information on nutrition and wellness. That’s why our content is free and available to everyone, regardless of their background or budget.

Thank you for choosing The Whole Portion as your trusted source for nutrition and wellness information. We look forward to helping you achieve your health goals and live your best life.


Diversity and inclusion

We believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential values that foster creativity, innovation, and success. We are committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for everyone, regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, ability, or any other aspect of their identity.

We celebrate and embrace the differences that make each person unique, and we strive to build a culture where everyone feels valued, respected, and supported. We believe that by bringing together people from different backgrounds and perspectives, we can create a more vibrant and dynamic community that drives positive change.

We are dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion in all aspects of our business, from hiring and training to product development and customer service. We will continue to listen, learn, and evolve as we work towards creating a more equitable and just world for all.







Accessibility of our site

We are committed to making our website accessible to everyone, including those with disabilities. We believe that all individuals should have access to the information and services provided on our website, and we strive to ensure that our website is accessible and easy to use for all users.

We are continuously working to improve the accessibility of our website by following the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1. We have made efforts to ensure that our website is compatible with assistive technologies, such as screen readers and speech recognition software, and we regularly test our website to ensure that it meets accessibility standards.

We provide alternative text for images, use clear and easy-to-read fonts, and ensure that all content can be accessed through a keyboard. We also provide closed captioning for all video content and provide transcripts for audio content.

If you encounter any accessibility issues while using our website, please do not hesitate to contact us. We value your feedback and are committed to continuously improving the accessibility of our website.


Our product and service review policy

Our product and service review policy is designed to provide our users with an honest and thorough evaluation of the products and services we review. We follow the guidelines set by Google to ensure that our reviews are trustworthy and informative.

Our reviews are written from a user’s perspective, focusing on how the product or service performs in real-world scenarios. We demonstrate our expertise by providing evidence such as visuals, audio, or other links that showcase our own experience with the product or service.

We use quantitative measurements to evaluate how the product or service measures up in various categories of performance. We also explain what sets a product or service apart from its competitors and discuss comparable products or services that readers may consider.

Our reviews cover a particular product or service’s benefits and drawbacks, based on our original research. We describe how a product or service has evolved from previous models or releases to provide improvements, address issues, or otherwise help users make a purchase decision.

We identify key decision-making factors for the product or service category and how the product or service performs in those areas. We also describe key choices in how a product or service has been designed and their effect on the user beyond what the manufacturer says.

We include links to other useful resources (our own or from other sites) to help readers make a decision. We also consider including links to multiple sellers to give the reader the option to purchase from their merchant of choice.

When recommending a product or service as the best overall or the best for a certain purpose, we include why we consider that product or service the best, with first-hand supporting evidence.

Our ranked lists contain enough useful content to stand on their own, even if we choose to write separate in-depth single product or service reviews for each recommended product or service.

Overall, our product and service reviews are written with integrity and honesty, providing our users with the information they need to make an informed decision about a particular product or service.









Editorial guidelines

Editorial Guideline: Promoting Originality, Integrity, and Accuracy in Content Creation

At our site, we are committed to delivering high-quality content that is original, accurate, and reliable. To achieve this goal, we have developed the following editorial guideline that emphasizes the importance of originality of content and images, integrity of content, the pedigree of the writers and reviewers, the citation of facts, and the avoidance of AI use when creating content.




The Originality of Content and Images:

We believe that original content is essential to maintaining the credibility and reputation of our site. Therefore, all content and images published on our site must be original or properly attributed to the original source. Any content that is found to be plagiarized or in violation of copyright law will be removed immediately.




The integrity of Content:

Our content must adhere to high standards of integrity, honesty, and impartiality. We strive to provide our readers with accurate and trustworthy information, and as such, we do not publish content that is misleading, deceptive, or biased. All information presented must be fact-checked and verified to ensure accuracy and reliability.




Pedigree of Writers and Reviewers:

Our writers and reviewers are carefully selected based on their expertise, credentials, and track record. We only work with writers and reviewers who have a proven track record of producing high-quality content that is well-researched, factual, and unbiased. We ensure that all writers and reviewers are properly vetted to ensure their credibility and expertise.




Citation of Facts:

We believe that accurate and reliable information is critical to providing value to our readers. Therefore, all facts and data presented in our content must be properly cited to their original source. We do not publish content that relies solely on opinions, personal beliefs, or unverified sources.




Avoidance of AI Use:

While AI technology has its benefits, we believe that it is not a suitable replacement for human writers and reviewers. Therefore, we do not use AI to create or review content on our site. Instead, we rely on human expertise, knowledge, and experience to ensure that our content is of the highest quality.





Our editorial guideline is designed to promote originality, integrity, and accuracy in content creation. By adhering to these guidelines, we can ensure that our readers receive high-quality content that is reliable, informative, and trustworthy. We are committed to upholding these standards and will continue to work hard to provide our readers with the best possible content.






Leadership/Ownership Structure and Funding

The Whole Portion is one of a number of Presspublish brands which are committed to creating reliable and helpful content for all people. Funding for the site is provided by PressPublish.





About Presspublish

PressPublish is a small European digital publisher with brands in the Food, finance and outdoor space.

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Our Past & Present Editorial Team


Dr Anny Manrich (PhD)

Food Scientist

Dr Anny Manrich PhD is a food Engineer with expertise in Food Technology, Natural Polymers, Edible Films, Enzymes, and Nanotechnology. She writes and reviews content on these topics. Dr Anny Manrich’s Highlights:  Research and Technology at the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation PhD in Chemical Engineering with a focus on Biochemistry at the Federal University of…

Dr Agustín Hernández (PhD)

Biochemist and Molecular Biologist.

Dr Agustín Hernández is a molecular biologist specialising in fungi and with a passion for food. He has worked in plant sciences and microbiology but also in health-related aspects such as cancer. He writes and reviews content on these topics.   Highlights: PhD with work done at the Department of Agricultural Sciences, University of Bristol…

Dr Ana Carolina Feitosa de Vasconcelos (PhD)

Agricultural Engineer

Dr Ana Carolina Vasconcelos has experience in Agricultural Engineering, with emphasis on Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition, working mainly on the following topics: reuse of industrial and agricultural waste in agriculture, salinity, studies of climate change and its impacts in agriculture. She writes and reviews content on these topics. Dr Ana Carolina Vasconcelos’s Highlights: PhD…

Dr Andréia Handa Suzuki (PhD)

Food Engineer

Dr Andréia Handa Suzuki is a food engineer with expertise in Food Packaging, Polymeric Materials, Enzymatic Browning in Foods, Sensory Analysis, and Food Technology. She writes and reviews content on these topics. Dr Andréia Handa Suzuki Highlights: PhD in Food Science from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (Brazil) in sustainable polymeric food packaging to…

Dr Caroline Quiles

Biomedical Scientist

Dr Caroline Quiles PhD is a Biomedical with expertise in chronobiology, biological rhythm, melatonin, sleep-wake cycle, anxiety, major depressive disorder, seasonal affective disorder (SAD) and cancer pharmacology. She writes and reviews content on these topics.    Dr Caroline Quiles’ Highlights: PhD in Physiology, focusing on the melatonergic system and cancer at the Chronopharmacology Laboratory of…

Dr Cinu Varghese PhD

Food Scientist

Dr Cinu Varghese has experience in food science research, the food industry, and teaching with expertise in Food Engineering, Public health and nutrition, Product development, Sensory and consumer research, Ingredient research, Packaging, and 3D food printing. She writes and reviews content on these topics.   Dr Cinu Varghese’s Highlights; PhD in food engineering focusing on…

Dr Cristine De Pretto (PhD)

Industrial and Chemical Engineer

Dr Cristine De Pretto is an Industrial and Chemical Engineer with expertise in biochemical processes, enzymes, and intellectual property, particularly patents. She writes and reviews content on these topics.  Dr Cristine De Pretto highlights: – PhD in Chemical Engineering with a focus on Bioprocesses Modeling and Simulation at the Federal University of São Carlos /…

Dr Daniel Vazquez Maldonado (PhD)


Dr Daniel Vazquez Maldonado, PhD(c), is a nutritionist with a postgraduate degree in pharmaco-biological sciences, with expertise in gut microbiota, probiotics, prebiotics, and molecular and human nutrition.  He writes and reviews content on these topics.   Dr Daniel Vazquez Maldonado Highlights:   He has taken different courses at the National Institute of Genomic Medicine, Mexico,…

Dr Fernanda Papa Spada (PhD)

Food Scientist

Dr Fernanda Papa Spada (PhD) is a Food Scientist with expertise in Food Technology, eggs, meat, fruits, vegetable, and volatile compounds. She writes and reviews content on these topics.   Dr Spada’s Highlights: Research at the University of São Paulo PhD in Food Science and Technology at the University of São Paulo/ Brazil and six-month…

Dr Jorge Metri (PhD)

Food Scientist

Dr Jorge Metri PhD is a Nutritionist with vast experience in food design with natural ingredients. He also researches sensory sciences and food quality with cutting-edge technologies like Machine Learning. He writes and reviews content on these topics. Dr Jorge Metri’s highlights: Invited Reviewer of two international scientific Journals PhD in Food Science with emphasis…

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