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Are There More Hormones in Whole Milk?

Does choosing low-fat varieties cut hormones?


Cheerios Gives GMOs the Old Heave-Ho

What does this change mean for your family?


ABCs of Food: G is for Greek

Gaga for Greek yogurt? Check out the differences in calcium, sodium, protein and calories, and get recipes from Sommer at A Spicy Perspective!


Know More, Eat More

Gluten free is all the rage – can it help you lose weight?


Is Coconut Oil Good for Me?

Are there real health benefits to coconut oil?


Meet Kristin Hong from The Fresh Find

We’ve been keeping it fresh with frequent stops at Kristin Hong’s health-conscious blog, The Fresh Find.


Safe at the Plate

Five simple steps to keep your family’s food safe.

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Tony Shelton, PhD

Tony Shelton, PhD

Dr. Tony Shelton is a professor of entomology at Cornell University.

Tell us one interesting fact about yourself.
My BA degree is in Classics and Philosophy and then I went back to school to obtain my MS and PhD degrees in Entomology. Entomology combined three of my major interests: general biology, environmental sciences and food security.

What are three things that best describe you?
Diverse interests, hard working and enjoy people.

How do you spend your free time?
Bike, sail and travel.

What are you most passionate about?
Science helping society.

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Canning in the winter?

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