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Nutrition Science: Imprecise Discipline, Still the Best We’ve Got to Work With

Easy and Healthy Easter Basket Alternatives

Easy Hard Cooked Eggs for Easter

School Nutrition Teams Get Inspired

Supermarket Dietitians Have "Power to Make a Serious Impact"

Heroes + Inspiration

Food + Recipes

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.

Edible Seaweed

No question about it, seaweed is a nutritional powerhouse.

Savor: Slaw Salads

While there are countless coleslaw variations, two of the universal ingredients are cabbage and carrots.

Get Saucy Series: Creamy Classics

The French may be credited with developing the sophisticated art of sauce making, but the midcentury rise of canned soup gave homemade sauces a reputation for fussy and dated cooking. Learn how easy it is to whip up four classic sauces.

Food Trends

What Is the Latest on Arsenic in Brown Rice?

Consumer Reports raised alarm in September 2012 (published in the November 2012 issue) when it released a study revealing potentially dangerous levels of arsenic in domestic rice and called for the adoption of regulatory standards similar to those for drinking water.

Why Are Some Egg Yolks and Eggshells Different Colors?

While shell and yolk color may differ between chicken eggs, the difference in color bears no relation to the flavor, nutritional value or quality of the egg. The egg’s size and shell color is determined by the breed of the hen.

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.

What Do Those Animal Welfare Certifications Mean?

Four chief agencies grant certifications guaranteeing consumers that certain standards of animal welfare were met on the farm where their food was raised.

Nutrition News

Making Sense of the Latest Evidence on Dietary Fats

Fixating on the calories in fat and its relationship to weight may preclude a fuller understanding of dietary fat.

Do Higher Ocean Temperatures Affect Mercury Levels in Fish?

Higher methylmercury levels may be passed up the food chain to predatory fish, then to humans who ingest these fish ...

Product Reviews

Caramelized Onions without the Tears

Over the past few months, I’ve become progressively more obsessed with caramelized onions. They are now, officially, my favorite “condiment.” The only drawback to this new favorite of mine is that you need a ton of onions to make just a little bit of caramelized onions.

Fresh Pressed Garlic Made Easy

From separating the cloves from the bulb, to peeling and then to chopping, dicing or mincing, the effort is sometimes not worth it. That’s where this garlic press comes in.

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.

App Reviews

The Whole Pantry App 1.1.2

The Whole Pantry (TWP) app describes itself as the go-to place for health, wellness and lifestyle information.

FoodieTV 1.5.2

Every week, FoodieTV showcases five handpicked videos that explore the world through the lens of food.

Breathe2Relax Version 1.3

Breathe2Relax app is a portable skill rehearsal tool designed to take users through guided diaphragmatic breathing exercises.

Nutrition Quiz 1.1.1

Nutrition Quiz aims to expose the truth behind health myths and facts of all kinds.

Book Reviews

The Daniel Plan: 40 Days to a Healthier Life

The Daniel Plan: 40 Days to a Healthier Life

A healthy lifestyle program based on five principles: faith, food, fitness, focus and friends.
The Doctor’s Diet

The Doctor’s Diet

Claims to be a flexible plan to help participants lose weight, restore health, prevent disease and ultimately live longer.