Dr. Darrin Karcher and Dr. Patricia Hester define some common terms found on egg cartons at the grocery store - as well as the advantages and disadvantages to the housing systems for hens laying those eggs.
Expert discussion of study of over 120,000 Americans over 20 years about the foods most likely to contribute to weight gain and weight loss.
Comparison of reactions to the 2011 Germany E. coli outbreak in sprouts and the 2010 U.S. Salmonella outbreak in eggs.
Expert information about the Dirty Dozen list from the Environmental Working Group that lists pesticide residues in fruits and veggies.
Leading expert, Dr. John White, wades through fact and fiction on the subjects of high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) and sugar.
Experts discuss the pros and cons of the USDA's new MyPlate graphic that replaces the existing Food Pyramid.
Experts discuss the differences between grass fed and grain fed beef.
Dr. Scott Hurd, Iowa State, discusses the E. coli outbreak in Europe and how it affects Americans
Experts discuss the question of the association between hormones in dairy products and early puberty in girls.
Dr. Ruth MacDonald objects to The Omnivore's Dilemma.
Cayla Westergard of the Egg Industry Center at Iowa State University talks about handling and preparing eggs safely.
Alice Henneman offers tips for Easter food safety.
Connie Diekman, R.D., discusses tips for healthy eating.
Dr. Ruth MacDonald addresses whether those with gluten intolerance, or Celiac disease, can eat meat from grain-fed animals without having an allergic reaction.
Expert feedback regarding inquiry from mom wondering about how hormones in food may be affecting her children.