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Food + Recipes

Savor: Clams

Found along the East and West Coasts of the U.S., both hard- and soft-shell clams are mildly salty and have a soft, chewy texture.

Savor: Eggs

These days, one of the most popular questions about eggs isn’t whether the chicken came first. It’s whether eating an egg a day is OK, especially when it comes to cholesterol.

The Charms and Challenges of Cheese

Sodium imparts taste, texture and longer shelf-life to cheese, but does it come at a price?

Pears: Versatility Whether Sweet and Savory

A member of the rose family, pears are delicious in both sweet and savory dishes, and can be enjoyed raw, stewed, sautéed, baked, roasted, poached and grilled.
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Food Trends

Chia Seeds: Tiny Seeds with a Rich History

Chia seeds' popularity can be harnessed by foodservice operations — especially those looking to attract health-conscious customers.

Shake It Up, Buttercup

Ever shake a covered jar of heavy cream until butter formed? If so, welcome to food processing — and enjoy the fresh flavor and creaminess of homemade butter.

Flour Power: Learn about Different Kinds of Flours

Step aside, All-Purpose. Today, every purpose has a flour and every flour has a purpose!

From Kitchen to Keyboard

A well-written recipe is more than the sum of its parts. First and foremost, it is accurate, complete and straightforward.
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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

Fresh-Squeezed Juice Made Faster Than Peeling

On busy mornings, I actually think making fresh squeezed juice might be quicker than peeling, sectioning and eating a fresh orange. If that helps my family get their daily servings of fruit and loads of vitamin C, I'm all in.

Fire Up the Grill for Fish

This product can help you include more fish in your diet, especially fatty fish with healthy omega-3 fatty acids, which protect cardiovascular health.
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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: 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.

App Review: Cinamatic (Version 1.5.2)

Cinamatic lets you create short films using multiple short clips and creative filters. This app is from the makers of Hipstamatic, the original filter app.
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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.