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Trans Fats: Moving Off the Label Webcast Available On Demand

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Is Food Laced with Harmful Chemicals?

It's true - your food contains chemicals. But are these chemicals harmful?


Is Processed Food Dangerous?

Too much of anything is not a good idea, but this expert says to look beyond the processing.


Tofu Packs a Healthy Punch

Have you eaten tofu lately? All you need to know about this go-to protein source.


Azodicarbonamide - Is It Safe?

This seven syllable ingredient may be in your bread!


Should You Eat Before or After Exercising?

What are the best eats to fuel your body?


If I Can’t Pronounce An Ingredient, Is It Bad?

Ascorbic acid, carrageenan, maltodextrin and xylitol – are you eating them? Should you be?

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Alice Henneman, MS, RD

Alice Henneman

Alice Henneman, MS, RD, is an Extension Educator of Nutrition, Food Safety and Cooking, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Tell us one interesting fact about yourself.
I love to travel on culinary tours … it is fascinating to connect with other travelers and cultures through our common interest in food.

If you could have one superpower what would it be?
To be able to sample endless amounts of food all over the world without gaining a pound!

What is the last good book you read?
Lean In

What are three things that best describe you?
Helpful, inquisitive, determined

How do you spend your free time?
Travel, read, hike

What are you most passionate about?
I love to learn and try new things. I’m especially grateful to be living during the age of the internet as it is possible to connect with so many interesting people all over the world.

Read more about Alice Henneman, MS, RD.

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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!

Should you trust the 5-second rule?

Canning in the winter?

Antibiotic resistance in meat?

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