What Behavioral Economics Can Teach You about Nutrition

Everyone knows most people should eat more fruit and vegetables. The question is, how do we get people to do it? Does an emerging field have the answer?

Stone Soup

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

Warm Up with Spicy Turkey Chili

When it Comes to Our Kids' Diets, Let's Get Real

Three Challenges to Fight Breast Cancer

Rethink the Humble Sandwich and Salad

Cooking for Your Family: Why it Doesn't Have to be Stressful

Heroes + Inspiration

Food + Recipes

Steamed Clams with Andouille, White Beans, and Tomatoes

Served with a fresh garden salad and crusty bread to sop up the spicy broth, steamed claims become an easy, yet elegant main dish.

Culinary Tips for Greens

Peppery arugula stands up to strong flavors but does not overwhelm more delicate vegetables, eggs and pasta.

Sweet Stuff

Whether crystals, powders, liquids or syrups, there are plenty of options to enjoy a sweet taste in today’s marketplace.

Savor: Coffee

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

Food Trends

Savory Pastries and Pies a Popular Trend

Billed by many as “the next cupcake” in culinary foods trends, savory pies are showing up on restaurant menus and in farmer’s markets, specialty pie shops and supermarket in-store bakeries across the country.

The Mandoline: Power of Precision

This slicing and cutting machine is a workhorse in the kitchen, saving cooks and chefs valuable time with near-perfect results.

Airports and Airlines Overhaul Food Options

Demand for nutrition information from some airline passengers, in addition to variety in cuisine and options to fit dietary needs, has some companies giving mile-high menu options a makeover.

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

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

A Kitchen Prep Helper for Those Days You Need It

I love chopping vegetables. It is probably one of my favorite things to do. However, there are some days when I just want to get it done so I can start cooking and — more importantly — eating. These are the days when the Cuisinart Mini-Prep Plus Processor comes in handy.

Thank You for Smoking

Using a stovetop smoker can shake up a stale weekly menu and add new flavor dimensions to favorite dishes. Nutritionally, smoked foods are packed with flavor without the addition of extra salt and fat. Anyone seeking to try something new in the kitchen without investing a lot of time and money would benefit from trying the Demeyere.

Tweets from Nutrition Experts

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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.

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.