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Does Eating Processed Meat Cause Cancer?

Is it safe to eat hot dogs?


Egg and Milk Allergies: GMO Connection?

Are people allergic because of the genetically-modified grain the animals eat?


How Long Should I Cook Veggies?

Avoid soggy veggies with this simple chart.


Genetically-Engineered Sweet Corn – Is It Safe?

Sweet corn is one of summer's favorite foods – but is the genetically-engineered variety safe?


Grass-Fed or Grain-Fed Beef - What's Better For Me?

Learn about the differences between grass-fed and grain-fed beef.

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U.S. Agriculture Department to start ridding schools of junk foods

Why carbs may cause food cravings

Color of cutlery could change how food tastes

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Sheri Zidenberg-Cherr, PhD

Sheri Zidenberg-Cherr, PhD

Sheri Zidenberg-Cherr, PhD, is Chair, Graduate Group in Nutritional Biology; Specialist in Cooperative Extension, Department of Nutrition; Co-Director, UC Davis Center for Nutrition in Schools at the University of California, Davis.

What three words or phrases best describe you?
Funny, warm, sensitive.

What do you like to do in your free time?

What’s the last good book you read?
The Hit by David Baldacci.

What are you currently working on?
Nutrition and childhood education.

What are you most passionate about?
My family.

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