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Just like snopes, our experts sort truth from fiction on all things food.

In our web-based society, information on any given subject is readily available. But it's difficult to separate fact from fiction, so the validity of that information can sometimes be questionable. Here, the food experts tell us what's true, false, or somewhere in between. Have a question for the experts? Let us know! 

True or Not? Everyone can benefit from a gluten-free diet

Gluten-free diets can be beneficial for some people - but are they right for everyone? Experts say those who are gluten-sensitive or with Celiac disease should avoid gluten, but otherwise, evidence does not support avoiding gluten for a healthier lifestyle.

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True? or Not? "When a company funds research, the results are biased."

We oftentimes get questions about the funding source of research cited, or whether the researchers within Universities are "paid for" by private companies. Here, Peggy Lemaux, PhD, from the University of California at Berkeley, weighs in on how university scientists receive funding and what that means for the results. 

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