Sep. 13, 2013
I heard recently that the government set a definition for “gluten-free” labels on foods. If that just happened, why have I seen “gluten-free” on some food labels for years?
Sep. 6, 2013
I know that getting enough exercise is recommended to reduce the risk of heart disease. Is that just because doing so helps you maintain a healthy weight, or is there a separate benefit?
Aug. 30, 2013
It seems like fresh produce has become more of a food safety problem than it was when I was growing up. Why? And what can I do to reduce my risk?
Aug. 23, 2013
I just started my first year of college and I’m living away from home for the first time. My mom keeps telling me to watch my diet, especially my calcium intake. Why is she so worried about that?
Aug. 16, 2013
Our garden is producing an overabundance of cucumbers this year. I thought I might try pickling some of them, but I’m not sure where to start. Any ideas?
Aug. 9, 2013
Everyone I know seems to have a different nutrition app on their smart phone. Where can I find information about whether an app is a good one?
Aug. 2, 2013
I stopped buying soft drinks to have at home because I’ve read that they are a big reason why so many children are overweight. But my kids said they would stop eating so many snacks if I started buying soda again. Does that sound like an even trade?
Jul. 26, 2013
Due to my work, I have learned a lot about food safety. But no matter what I say, friends and family think I’m too finicky, and they continue to take what I think are unnecessary risks. How can I get my message across?
Jul. 19, 2013
We’ve been making (and eating) a lot of zucchini bread lately. Is it as nutritious as I hope it is?
Jul. 11, 2013
I heard about a study that showed drinking more water can help people lose weight. But I thought that was a myth that had been debunked a long time ago. Can you clarify?