For food writers, whether it’s researching the history of basil pesto (famously from Genoa, Italy), finding the best tips for barbecue food safety (avoid flare ups that cause potentially carcinogenic dark char on meats) or understanding the benefits of biotechnology used in modern day farming (such as improved nutrition, drought tolerance and pest resistance), it’s important to seek out experts with the most accurate information and best consumer advice.
Best Food Facts took California by storm during our inaugural ‘TASTE: Unearthing the Art and Science of Food’ Blogger Tour – a three-day extravaganza that explored the technology and science used in food production.
With ‘Back to School’ advertisements flooding our lives, it's safe to say that, for many kids, school is back in session. While sending your children off for the next stage of their lives, you may note that their eating habits have taken a turn for the worse while they were enjoying their summer days of freedom.
Take your taste buds on a no-passport-required journey with whole grain teff. The tiny, yet mighty, North African cereal grain is gluten-free, an excellent source of vitamin C and rich in fiber, protein and calcium.
There’s a whole lot of confusion about whole grains. A battle over the breadbasket rages as advocates and experts take sides – either for or against the grain.
When farmers began growing soy in Asia in the 11th Century B.C., they used the seed of the soy plant to create an assortment of fresh, fermented, and dried foods.
It’s easy to fall into the hum-drum sameness of fixing and eating the same meals every week. Why not take a cue from some of Best Food Facts’ favorite bloggers and add some of these foodie favorites into your weekly rotation?
There's no shortage of information about celiac disease, and that presents challenges for anyone wanting to know more about how it impacts diet and health. Best Food Facts has compiled information from the experts to help you navigate the topic of gluten.
Best Food Facts Nutrition Advisor Carolyn O'Neil, MS, RD, puts Access Hollywood viewers in the driver's seat with her road rules on healthy eating.
Follow the Restaurant Road Rules from registered dietitian Carolyn O’Neil to keep you well fueled and in the driver’s seat.
Don’t let fear of pesticide residues keep you from enjoying the bounty of the season. All fruits and vegetables are good, regardless of whether the label reads organic or conventional.
Come explore the delicious dishes inspired by Latina blogger Adriana Martin’s Mexican homeland.
Choose this purple powerhouse for its nutritional qualities and infusion of globetrotting flavor.
Melissa Joy Dobbins, MS, RDN, CDE, of the blog Sound Bites provides, " sound science, smart nutrition and good food" advice.
Turmeric, a root of the Curcuma longa plant and favorite spice in Indian and Thai recipes is prized for its health-boosting anti-inflammatory qualities and high antioxidant content.