These sources consist of legitimate science or are evidence-based through the use of credible scientific sourcing. Legitimate science follows the scientific method, is unbiased, and does not use emotional words. These sources also respect the consensus of experts in the given scientific field and strive to publish peer-reviewed science. Some sources in this category may have a slight political bias but adhere to scientific principles. See all Pro-Science sources.
- Overall, we rate Examine.com Pro-science based on the use of peer-reviewed sources and a clean fact check record.
Bias Rating: PRO-SCIENCE
Factual Reporting: HIGH
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rating: EXCELLENT
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH
Examine.com is a Canadian company that runs an online encyclopedia covering health, nutrition, and supplementation. The website aims to collate scientific research on supplementation and nutrition using evidence-based practice methodology. Examine.com is the largest database of nutrition and supplement research.
Funded by / Ownership
Examine.com Inc., based in Toronto, Canada, owns the website. The sale of exclusive content generates revenue.
Analysis / Bias
According to their about page, “Examine is the largest database of nutrition and supplement research on the Internet.” Examine.com’s information is typically fact-based using credible peer-reviewed sources such as Nature and the New England Journal of Medicine. The database also features information on supplements that have not been proven effective based on scientific evidence; however, they indicate this on the supplement page. In general, Examine.com is fact-based and pro-science.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate Examine.com Pro-science based on the use of peer-reviewed sources and a clean fact check record. (D. Van Zandt 3/13/2018) Updated (01/12/2022)
Last Updated on May 24, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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