Healthy Updates for Labor Day Weekend

Opt for fresh, healthful renditions of popular tailgating and barbecue classics this holiday weekend.

Stone Soup

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

Dairy and Cancer: Is There a Connection?

Lemon Juice, Three Ways

Hearts of Palm Salad with Feta

Become a Competitive Candidate for Internships

Suggestions for Sustaining Healthy Habits

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: Avocado

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

Savor: Barramundi

Also known as Asian sea bass, sustainable sea bass or giant perch, barramundi is a sustainable and healthy source of protein and omega-3s. Find out how and why to use this trendy fish.

Freshwater Fare

For much of the country, local seafood isn’t from the sea at all — it’s from regional lakes, rivers and streams.

Food Trends

Today's Contemporary Spice Cabinet

Today’s home cook is likely to keep at least 40 different seasonings on hand, whereas the typical 1950’s American homemaker relied on fewer than 10 spices.

A Knife With Chops

A mezzaluna's curved blade turns chopping into smooth work.

Culinary Traditions of Islam

The Islamic sector is one of today’s fastest growing consumer markets, giving food and nutrition professionals the opportunity to lead in their fields and address the unique needs of Muslim Americans.

Addressing the Nutritional Quality of Food Donations

For some food banks, a glut of less-than healthful donations has sparked an ideological debate.

Nutrition News

Besting Breastfeeding Bullies: A Case for Supporting, Not Shaming

Has the "breast is best" mantra gone too far in perpetuating these feelings among women who cannot, or choose not, to breastfeed?

Picky vs. Problem Eater: A Closer Look at Sensory Processing Disorder

Formerly called sensory integration dysfunction, SPD occurs when the brain has trouble processing information through the senses. SPD exists on a spectrum, affecting one or more of the senses and usually with a combination of over- and under-sensitivities. It affects up to 16 percent of school-age children in the United States.

Product Reviews

Cooked Pasta at the Touch of a Button

After tinkering with the cooking time, I made some batches of pasta that were perfectly al dente and ready in about six minutes, start to finish. Sure beats standing around waiting for water to boil.

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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More » App Reviews

Appetites (Version 2.0.2)

The Appetites app delivers step-by-step cooking classes virtually. This newly designed version of the app now offers same-day ingredient delivery in select cities.

Ideal Appetite (Version 1.02)

Ideal Appetite is a meal planner that also includes options to track weight management progress, exercise and select nutrition intake.

Calm (Version 1.07)

Calm promises to teach you to bring some calm into your life. It delivers scenic backgrounds, soundscapes and meditation guidance to help you meditate, sleep and relax anywhere, anytime.

More » Book Reviews

The Alkaline Cure

The Alkaline Cure

Billed as a prescription for health by cleansing the body of toxins and resetting pH balance, The Alkaline Cure claims a Western diet promotes an acidic environment and that living "acid-free" will lead to increased energy, decreased inflammation and reduced risk of illness including cancer and diabetes.

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.