What’s Really Hiding in Your Favorite Foods?

Dr. Oz and Mark Schatzker reveal shocking information in the Food Truth series.

What’s Really Hiding in Your Favorite Foods?

Why doesn’t chicken taste like it used to? Will processed meat give you cancer? Dr. Oz, journalist Mark Schatzker, and other experts investigate how your favorite foods are being grown, cooked, and labeled to give you the facts you need to know in their eye-opening Food Truth series.

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Chicken tastes like, well, chicken. But it actually doesn’t taste the way it used to. Why? Well, it all breaks down to where the poultry live. Most commercial chickens are raised indoors eating bland food, rather than outside on a farm eating on the pasture. Learn how to buy flavorful chicken with this Chicken Cheat Sheet.

Find out more about chicken and why it tastes different.

Want to help lower your risk of getting cancer? The answer could be in the food you eat! Dr. John Whyte, chief medical officer at WebMD and the author of "Take Control of Your Cancer Risk," says there are three kinds of foods that could really help prevent cancer: garlic, fish and grapes. And what three kinds of foods should you avoid? Red and processed meats, refined grains, and alcoholic and sugary drinks. Watch the videos below to learn more about how food could be connected to your cancer risk.