Dr. Selina Wang is the Research Director at the Olive Center at the University of California, Davis. To get to know Dr. Wang, Best Food Facts asked her to answer a few questions.
Best Food Facts wants you to get to know the experts! Meet Dr. Cecilia Chi-Ham. She is Director of Science and Technology, PIPRA, at the University of California-Davis.
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?"
Confused about all of the crazy food advice out there? Registered dietitian Carolyn O'Neil says, "The more you know, the more you can eat." From Carolyn's perspective, no fat, no salt and no sugar means no flavor and no fun! Hear directly from Carolyn about how her love of science and writing motivated her to become a registered dietitian, and get a sneak peek into her philosophy on healthy eating.
Sean O'Keefe, PhD, is one of the many Best Food Facts experts. He is a Professor in the Department of Food Science and Technology at Virginia Tech.
Best Food Facts would like to introuduce you to one of our experts Ronald Kleinman. He is the Physician in Chief, Massachusetts General Hospital for Children; Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Massachusetts General Hospital, and Charles Wilder Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School.
Best Food Facts would like to introduce Wendy J. Dahl, PhD, RD, FDC. She is an Assistant Professor in the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department at the University of Florida.
Carolyn O'Neil is a registered dietitian, author, writer, television personality, speaker, nutrition communications consultant and award-winning journalist.
Best Food Facts wants you to get to know their experts! Dr. Barbra Klein is the Professor Emerita of Foods & Nutrition at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Best Food Facts would like you to meet expert Carl Winter, PhD. He is the director of the FoodSafe Program and an extension food toxicologist at the University of California.
P. Stephen Baenziger, PhD, is an agronomy professor and Eugene W. Price Distinguished Professor of Small Grains Breeding and Genetics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and the Nebraska Wheat Growers Presidential Chair.
Recently, Best Food Facts recieved a question asking "Is it better for you to eat a rare/medium-rare or well-done hamburger? Are you losing nutrition content when the burger is well-done?” We reached out to Dr. John Comerford, who is an associate professor at Penn State University, to help us answer these questions.
Best Food Facts would like you to meet Ruth MacDonald, PhD, RD from Iowa State University. At Iowa State, she is Chair and Professor in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition.
Recently, a Best Food Facts reader asked about her concern of red meat, and if it can be unhealthy for you. We reached out to Dr. Ruth MacDonald, Chair of Food Science Department at Iowa State University, to talk to us about red meat.