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Deviled Eggs 3 Ways

Hot Spots to Track Food and Nutrition News

FODMAP-friendly Banana Flax Smoothie

Nutrition Science: Imprecise Discipline, Still the Best We’ve Got to Work With

Easy and Healthy Easter Basket Alternatives

Heroes + Inspiration

Food + Recipes

Savor: Onions

There’s no reason to cry over onions—unless there are none in your pantry. This relative of the lily offers low-calorie, fat-free flavor and a helping of health boosters.

Savor: Coffee

Epidemiological research is pouring in about coffee’s power to protect against disease.

Savor: Vital Wheat Gluten

Because it is a highly refined product, vital wheat gluten’s vitamin and mineral content is less than that of whole wheat.

Savor: Whole Grains

Numerous studies document the relationship between whole grain intake and reduced risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease and cancer.

Food Trends

Defining Detox: Reclaiming one of the most divisive words in dietetics

Mention the word “detox” to an audience of registered dietitians, and there will be as many different reactions as there are online search results for a “detox diet.”

Ayurveda: India's 5,000-Year-Old Diet and Wellness Plan

For more than 5,000 years, ayurveda - a sacred system that unites natural elements, spirituality and diet - has been practiced to promote wellness in India. So why is it gaining popularity today?

How Are Eggs Graded by the USDA?

Hens' eggs are sold in myriad qualities and sizes that are ranked according to USDA standards. While inspection for egg safety and wholesomeness is mandatory, grading for quality is voluntary. If an egg producer chooses to have eggs graded, it pays the USDA for the service.

Celebrating Snout-to-Tail

For those seeking authenticity and for food and nutrition professionals who counsel, teach or cook, the right cut of meat matters.

Nutrition News

Labeling Laws for GM/GE Foods

Whether or not they find the idea of genetically engineered foods distasteful, most consumers are unaware that 60 to 70 percent of the processed foods we eat already contain at least one genetically engineered ingredient.

Making Sense of the Latest Evidence on Dietary Fats

Fixating on the calories in fat and its relationship to weight may preclude a fuller understanding of dietary fat.

Product Reviews

Quick-and-Easy Meals Using One Little Dish

Cook- and bakeware products by Emile Henry come in handy when cooking fresh dishes for empty-nesters and small families.

Today's Pressure Cooker – Yesterday's Microwave?

Just as other kitchen traditions – such as gardening, foraging and canning – have come back into fashion, so have pressure cookers. For my first experience with the IMUSA 7.5-Quart Pressure Cooker, I went appropriately old school: chicken soup.

Tweets from Nutrition Experts

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App Reviews

222 Million Tons 1.1

A meal planning tool that delivers weekly menus and shopping lists designed to use up perishables to minimize food waste.

Yumprint 1.1

Yumprint catalogs recipes from food blogs around the internet for display in this neat app.

Nutrition Quiz 1.1.1

Nutrition Quiz aims to expose the truth behind health myths and facts of all kinds.

FoodieTV 1.5.2

Every week, FoodieTV showcases five handpicked videos that explore the world through the lens of food.

Book Reviews

The Doctor’s Diet

The Doctor’s Diet

Claims to be a flexible plan to help participants lose weight, restore health, prevent disease and ultimately live longer.
The Daniel Plan: 40 Days to a Healthier Life

The Daniel Plan: 40 Days to a Healthier Life

A healthy lifestyle program based on five principles: faith, food, fitness, focus and friends.