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.
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.
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.
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.
Carolyn O'Neil, MS, RD, explains what a registered dietitian is, what drove her into the profession, and her philosophy on food and nutrition. The more you know, the more (and the better) you can eat!
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.