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Meet an Expert: Alice Henneman, MS, RD

2/2/2014

Alice Henneman, MS, RD, is an Extension Educator of Nutrition, Food Safety and Cooking, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. To get to know Alice, Best Food Facts asked her a few questions.

Troubled about Trans Fats?

1/27/2014

Join the Best Food Facts Trans Fats: Moving off the Label webcast Feb. 11, from 2-3 p.m. Central/3-4 p.m. Eastern to get the scoop on all things trans fats.

Four Ways to Crack the Nutrition Code

1/26/2014

Confused about ingredient lists and the Nutrition Facts panel? Let registered dietitian and author Carolyn O'Neil help you crack the nutrition code.

Connect the Dots to Keep Meat and Eggs Safe

1/25/2014

Simple steps ensure meat and eggs are safe from the farm to our plates.

FOOD FIGHT POLL: Grocery Shopping

1/24/2014

Take our latest poll! When shopping for groceries, what is the leading factor you consider?

Cola’s Making Headlines

1/23/2014

Confused about FDA’s plans to take a closer look at 4-methylimidazole, better known as 4-MEI? This chemical compound gives your most beloved foods and drinks (i.e. cola, breads, coffee, etc.) that caramel coloring.

Meet an Expert: Connie Diekman, M.Ed., RD, CSSD, LD

1/22/2014

Connie Diekman, M.Ed., RD, CSSD, LD, is a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics, Director of University Nutrition at Washington University in St. Louis. To get to know Connie, Best Food Facts asked her to answer a few questions.

Hit the Deep Freeze for Vitamins and Nutrition

1/21/2014

The convenience of frozen frutis and vegetables is great, but the nutritional value is even better.

Is Tea Healthy?

1/18/2014

Good reasons to schedule a tea break.

Are There More Hormones in Whole Milk?

1/14/2014

We have so many choices in our grocery store's dairy case - whole milk, heavy whipping cream, 2% cheese, fat-free skim yogurt. But are there more steroid hormones in the full-fat versions of dairy products? If so, are high-fat dairy products, like whole milk and whipping cream, more likely to have more steroids than those dairy products with less fat, like fat free/skim milk?  

ABCs of Food: G is for Greek Yogurt

1/13/2014

Are you gaga for Greek yogurt? You're not alone. This creamy, cultured-milk concoction packs a powerful nutritional punch and is taking center stage on dairy shelves across the country.

Meet an Expert: Tony Shelton, PhD

1/12/2014

Dr. Tony Shelton is a Professor of Entomology at Cornell University. To get to know Dr. Shelton, Best Food Facts asked him to answer a few questions.

FOOD FIGHT POLL: Making Changes

1/11/2014

Take our latest poll! What new food choices do you plan to incorporate into your diet?

Meet Kristin Hong from The Fresh Find

1/9/2014

We’ve been keeping it fresh with frequent stops at Kristin Hong’s health-conscious blog, The Fresh Find. The blog started as Kristin’s “little secret,” and we couldn’t be happier she decided to share it with the world.

Cheerios Gives GMOs the Old Heave-Ho

1/9/2014

General Mills, the maker of Cheerios, recently announced it was making the iconic cereal brand GMO-free. Naturally, an announcement like this creates questions in the minds of consumers, and Best Food Facts is here to help consumers understand just what this change means to their families. 

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