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True? Or Not? Your Food Questions, Expert Answers.

September 9, 2013Food

We know that you’re faced with contradictory information on a daily basis about food – what’s good for you, what should be avoided, what new diet craze half the world is trying…

We have taken a look at the questions readers like you have asked us, what the media is saying, and what trends in food are developing, and we have compiled the top ten questions about food. On Thursday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m. CDT, we’ll dive into the questions and get expert insights during True? Or Not? Your Food Questions, Expert Answers.

Carolyn O'Neil, MS, RD, an award-winning author and nutritionist, will present the top ten questions consumers have on food and responses from food experts from around the country. Those questions include the following:

  1. Are fresh fruits and vegetables better than canned and frozen produce?
  2. Are fruits and vegetables sprayed with pesticides less safe than organic produce?
  3. Is real cane sugar healthier than other sweeteners?
  4. Can most people benefit from a gluten-free diet?
  5. Are processed foods unhealthy?
  6. Do hormones in milk, meat and eggs cause early puberty?
  7. Are genetically modified (GMO) foods safe?
  8. Are those who follow a plant-based diet (vegetarians and vegans) more healthy than people who eat meat, dairy and/or eggs?
  9. Has antibiotic use in cattle, pigs and chickens led to increased antibiotic resistance in humans eating meat products?
  10. Are organic foods healthier for me?

What other questions do you have?

Won’t you join us? Register for the True? Or Not? Your Food Questions, Expert Answers webinar.