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Farmers Market Savory Oatmeal

After a trip to the farmers market, whip up a big bowl of comfort! This recipe highlights vibrant, seasonal vegetables and showcases the savory side of oats.
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Welcome to The Feed

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Education and Nutrition Informatics

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Okra: A Beloved Southern Staple with a Snappy Crunch

Most people have an opinion about okra, even if they haven't tasted it. Ask someone to describe okra and you'll likely hear the words "slimy" or "sticky." While it's a commonly used vegetable in the South, okra is often a love-it-or-hate-it food.

Get Saucy Series: How Sweet It Is

A jar of homemade chocolate or butterscotch sauce can turn an ordinary dessert into an extraordinary occasion.

Edible Seaweed

No question about it, seaweed is a nutritional powerhouse.

Oats: A Trendy, Budget-friendly Food Staple

Cultivated for medicinal purposes thousands of years ago, today, oats are a delicious, trendy and budget-friendly food staple.
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Food Trends

Do "Green Bags" Really Keep Produce Fresh?

"Green bags" (which actually come in many colors) sold on infomercials are composed of zeolite, a silicate compound with a porous chemical structure. Companies that manufacture these bags claim the porous structure absorbs ethylene, the ripening agent released by fruits and vegetables, thus extending produce life.

The Urban Farm: A New American Frontier

City dwellers are no strangers to small-space gardening; tomato plants grow on narrow decks and kitchen gardens turn out an abundance of herbs. Now some enterprising urbanites are taking it to the next level, reclaiming vacant lots for community gardens, growing produce on rooftops and distributing fresh food to neighborhoods that need it most.

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.

Are Raisins a Good Alternative to Sports Chews?

Supplements are designed to provide a quick source of carbohydrates to an athlete. However, the humble raisin may perform just as well as a carbohydrate supplement for endurance sports.
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Nutrition News

Is Activated Charcoal Safe to Use for Detoxification?

While effective in treating acute poisonings, activated charcoal is not meant to be used as a routine supplement to bind unwanted “toxins” in the body.

What Exactly Is Yacón Syrup?

With its high fructooligosaccharide content, yacón root and yacón syrup, which functions as a prebiotic, have drawn recent nutrition attention.
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Product Reviews

Draw a Circle Around This Spiral Slicer

I was especially eager to review this gadget because I had never spiral sliced anything before. Well, let me tell you: I made up for lost time! The manufacturers' packaging listed so many foods, that I figured you could probably spiral almost anything.

Herb Shears for Kitchen Gardeners

I think people who grow their own herbs will love these specialized shears the most. While they're handy for cutting flowers, trimming grape stems, and chopping chives, I found them to be more of a luxury than a necessity.
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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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App Review: Ingredient1

The Ingredient1 app helps you discover natural and specialty foods based on taste profile, ingredients, allergens, nutrient data and labels such as organic and GMO-free.

App Review: Pacifica

Pacifica provides daily tools to address stress and anxiety. It's designed to help users understand the relationship between their thoughts, feelings and behaviors.

App Review: CTHRU Nutrition

Using a QR/barcode reader, the CTHRU Nutrition scanner app is designed to simplify the food decision making process.
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