Did you know that apples are more than just a tasty snack? They are also a historically significant holiday decoration!
Best Food Facts wants you to get to know the expert. meet Denneal Jamison-McClung, PhD. She is the Associate Director at the University of California-Davis Biotechnology Program and a Lecturer in the Integrated Studies Honors Program.
With the holidays come celebrations where food is the main event. But don't forget the drinks - especially egg nog! One Best Food Facts reader noticed a lot of egg nog recipes that call for raw eggs and wanted to know whether this is safe. We contacted Washington University's Director of University Nutrition, Connie Diekman, to find out.
The university-based experts on Best Food Facts have completed research in their specialized fields of study. But one Best Food Facts reader, Blogger Amina Nevels of MommaMina.com, asked a question about research funding. "How do we know that we can trust your research if it's funded by organizations who could profit from that research?"