Learn how to spot fake nutrition news at Mt. Prospect library event

Daily Herald report
Updated 1/3/2019 12:46 PM

From self-styled "experts" peddling products to sensationalist media headlines designed to catch your attention and uninformed professionals who haven't kept up with the research, there's a bewildering array of sources of misinformation about health and nutrition out there.

The Mount Prospect Public Library will host an event at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22 to help separate fact from fiction and provide science-based answers to patrons' questions.

Nutrition expert Joan Davis, RN, MS, will discuss practical approaches to evaluating nutritional claims and tell those who attend where to find reliable information.

Registration is required. To register, visit www.mppl.org, stop by the library at 10 S. Emerson St., or call (847) 253-5675.

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