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Mortar and Pestle: Old School Kitchen Tool

While electric appliances can produce similar results, nothing replaces the hands-on experience or the flavor produced by this traditional two-piece tool.

Cauliflower: A Versatile and Vitamin-Rich Vegetable Star

Long a standard bearer for white vegetables, cauliflower is a good source of fiber and vitamin K, and is an excellent source of vitamin C and folate. It's delicious in Italian and Indian foods when stored and cooked correctly.

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.

Tailgating Classics Get Healthy Updates

Whether you're engaged in some serious tailgating, hosting a backyard gathering or picnicking in the stands, opt for these fresh, healthful renditions of popular game-time fare.

Food Trends

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?

Are Bugs the New Beef?

Entomophagy (the practice of eating insects) still elicits disgust from most North Americans and Europeans. But our aversion is far from universal. Various types of insects are an important food source — as well as a delicacy — for close to a third of the world’s citizens.

Veganism and Heart Health

Can adopting a vegan diet help control or reverse heart disease? Read about the research exploring plant-based diets and heart health.

Soufflé Holiday

What do you get when you cross a cake, a casserole and a meringue? The soufflé! It's a dish for which success has eluded so many that it has a nearly mystical aura, but don’t be discouraged. The soufflé is more forgiving than you think.

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

Putting the "Smooth" in "Smoothie"

In the past, I used a so-so blender that stalled out and left massive chunks of food in my smoothies. Would the Dynablend Horsepower Plus be different?

Pulp Non-Fiction: This Juicer Gets More Out of Less

I have tried to juice blueberries in the past, but I was unable to extract much juice out of them. Plus, I have always been left frustrated with a lot of pulp and wasted blueberries. So I was excited to try this recipe to do a comparison. And let me tell you, I was truly amazed.

Tweets from Nutrition Experts

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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.

Instacart (Version 3.31)

Instacart is a relative newcomer to the growing online fresh grocery delivery market. The Instacart app provides access to this online grocery delivery service.

Headspace (Version 2.0)

The self-proclaimed “gym membership for the mind,” Headspace teaches you to meditate and provides resources to support the effort. This version shows off an updated platform design which delivers a new user experience.

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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.

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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.