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Is There Any Truth to the Five-Second Rule?

Many of us use this rule of thumb with our kids… but should we?


Get Creative with Cauliflower

It’s the new “it” food – get recipe ideas for dinner tonight!


Do Antibiotics Do More Harm Than Good?

Antibiotics can be a helpful to humans who are sick, but are they safe when used for farm animals?


Meet Lauren Grier from Climbing Grier Mountain

Find recipes for creative meals and scrumptious goodies on Lauren's blog!


Trans Fat Take-Aways: the Trans Fats Webcast Highlights

Check out the highlights from our expert panel. View the on-demand webcast here.

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First Lady Proposes Ban on Junk Food Marketing in Schools

Changes May Be Coming to Nutrition Facts Labels

The Full-Fat Paradox: Whole Milk May Keep Us Lean

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Keith R. Schneider, PhD

Keith Schneider

Keith R. Schneider, PhD, is Professor of Food Science and Human Nutrition at the University of Florida.

Tell us one interesting fact about yourself.
I’ve been hang gliding and skydiving (especially interesting since I have a fear of heights).

If you could have one superpower what would it be?

What is the last good book you read?
The Lost Symbol (except the last two chapters).

What are three things that best describe you?
Interested in everything.

How do you spend your free time?
Learning about art.

What are you most passionate about?
Food (mainly eating it).

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Canning in the winter?

Is it OK to eat gliadin?

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