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Spotlight on Horseradish

The horseradish root may look humble, though its bite is anything but. Its sinus-clearing effects are triggered by a volatile compound that generates "heat" when oxidized by air and saliva.
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Stone Soup

Guest bloggers from around the world share
with Food & Nutrition Magazine.

The Formula for Healthy Snacks


What Happens When a Dietitian Needs Help with Nutrition?


Protein-Packed Turkish Çılbır


Be a Preceptor, Pay It Forward


5 Things Your Pet Should Never Eat


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Heroes + Inspiration

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Food + Recipes

Savor: Yogurt

What’s not to love about yogurt? It is rich in protein, calcium and potassium, and provides healthy bacteria that may be beneficial to the gut.

Savor: Avocado

Once shunned for high fat and calorie contents compared to other fruits, avocado’s nutritional reputation is on the upswing.

9 Better Butter Skills

Increase your kitchen skills with these 9 tips for handling, measuring and cooking with butter.

A Global Grain: The Health Benefits and Culinary Uses of Rice

A food staple for nearly half the world population, rice is embedded in the cuisines of many cultures. The Chinese word for “meal” literally translates to “eat rice.” Emerging research shows that rice, both white and brown, is a source of resistant starch, which increases total dietary fiber and lowers the glycemic response due to slower digestion.
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Food Trends

Why Are Some Egg Yolks and Eggshells Different Colors?

While shell and yolk color may differ between chicken eggs, the difference in color bears no relation to the flavor, nutritional value or quality of the egg. The egg’s size and shell color is determined by the breed of the hen.

The 2013 Farm Bill: What RDs Need to Know

Arguably one of the most important pieces of legislation affecting food security, nutrition and public health in the U.S., the farm bill also can be one of the most confusing. Here are some good-to-know details for understanding its impact on nutrition and health of Americans.

There's an Oven for Every Occasion

Oven technology has evolved to ensure baking success.

White Season in the Country of Blue Sky

In Mongolia, summer's arrival brings dairy to the forefront.
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Nutrition News

Diffusing the Benefits of Essential Oils

If you've written off essential oils as modern-day snake oil, it may be time to take another look. From anise to zedoary, essential oils may provide an alternative way to care for your clients.

Herbs, Spices and Medication Interactions

A teaspoon here, a dash there… For people who regularly take medications, could drugs interact with the spices and herbs used in recipes? To paraphrase the 16th-century physician Paracelsus, it may be a case of "the dose makes the poison."
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Product Reviews

Caramelized Onions without the Tears

Over the past few months, I’ve become progressively more obsessed with caramelized onions. They are now, officially, my favorite “condiment.” The only drawback to this new favorite of mine is that you need a ton of onions to make just a little bit of caramelized onions.

Mortar and Pestle: A Key for Grinding Spice Blends at Home

While the mortar and pestle isn't as ubiquitous as the oven or blender, it now has its place in my kitchen for special recipes that deserve a pop of flavor from fragrant herbs and spices — which happen to be jam-packed with antioxidants.
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Tweets from Nutrition Experts

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View The Current Issue

The latest news and resources from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. Read More.
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More » App Reviews

App Review: BagIQ (Version 2.0)

BagIQ lets you track and analyze your grocery purchases to see how what you buy may affect your health and your wallet.

App Review: Lark (Version 1.3)

Lark acts as a personal coach to help you move more, sleep better, eat healthier and stress less. Using sensors in select smartphones, Lark tracks your activity, sleep and eating data and discusses it with you via chat.

App Review: Hi.Q (Version 1.17.68)

With a focus on health literacy, Hi.Q is designed to test your health knowledge using more than 10,000 questions covering over 300 nutrition, medical and exercise topics.
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More » Book Reviews

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More » Movie Reviews

Cafeteria Man

Cafeteria Man

This 2011 documentary takes a behind-the-scenes look at the positive transformations of school food programs in Baltimore and Memphis.