Who knew information about food could be so fun?! Food Expert, Dr. Carl Winter, from the University of California - Davis, has integrated his vast knowledge about food safety, healthy eating and consuming in moderation on the road and has a whole library of tunes you may recognize, but words that are entirely different. His work in this area has caused his followers to name him the "Elvis of E. coli" and "Sonatra of Salmonella." Here are a couple good ones - for your edification, as well as a few giggles!
Recently, a Best Food Facts reader asked us to review an article that said eating eggs is just as bad for your arteries as smoking, wondering if this is true. Considering that, on average, the American consumer eats 248 eggs each year, we thought this was a very good question.
We’ve answered questions about genetically-modified food, but recently, Best Food Facts received a question via Twitter, asking if GM feed is linked to poor fertility in farm animals, particularly poultry and waterfowl.
It's back-to-school time, and we want to know: Does your child eat school lunch? Or do you pack a sack lunch? Let us know your thoughts!
Does cooking grass-fed meat destroy fatty acids?
Many of us see grass-fed and grain-fed labels when shopping for beef. We’ve looked at the differences between grass-fed and grain-fed, and asked experts what’s more healthy, but recently we received another question about the topic from one of our readers.
This infographic on sugar consumption in America added new perspective on the amount of sugar we are consuming on average. To get the answer to the question in the title, read all the way to the bottom! Then, weigh in on whether you think sugar should be regulated like alcohol or tobacco.
What type of foods should be eaten as part of a healthy diet and to help reduce weight?
Many of us want to lose weight - the great news is that there are certain types of food that can help us get there! Brenda Roche Wolford, M.S., R.D. - Nutrition, Family & Consumer Sciences Advisor at the University of California explains.