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Are Processed Foods Unhealthy?

Should they be avoided?


ABCs of Food: E is for Exercise

What should you eat before and after a workout?


Is Tilapia Safe to Eat?

How is this fish grown?


Will Reducing Meat Consumption Help the Environment?

Should I participate in Meatless Mondays?


Can Organic Farming Feed the World?

Is this method sustainable?

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Carolyn O'Neil, MS, RD

Carolyn O'Neil

Carolyn O'Neil, MS, RD, is a registered dietitian, author, television personality, speaker, nutrition communications consultant and award-winning journalist.

To get to know Carolyn, Best Food Facts asked her to answer a few questions!

Tell us one interesting fact about yourself.
That information has not been declassified yet. (Ha!) Ok, I am not good at sports, but I like to swim.

What three words best describe you?
Witty, warm and wise.

What do you like to do in your free time?
Paint watercolors or go swimming.

What are you currently working on?
A new healthy Southern cookbook called Slim Down South: Living well in the land of biscuits and bacon.

If you could have one super power, what would it be?
Immune to calories.

What was the last good book you read?
West with the Night by Beryl Markham

Learn more about Carolyn in this video!

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Best Food Facts readers asked questions – and our experts will be providing answers! Look for these topics to be covered soon!

F is for Fruit

What do expiration dates really mean?

Do cows eat candy?

Are school lunch bags bacteria magnets?

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