Farming's Urban Future

Some enterprising urbanites are taking urban farming to the next level: reclaiming vacant lots, growing produce on rooftops and distributing fresh food to neighborhoods that need it most.

Stone Soup

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

Effective Ways to Promote Real Food (Especially to Kids)

Japanese Apple Curry

Warm Up with Spicy Turkey Chili

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

Three Challenges to Fight Breast Cancer

Heroes + Inspiration

Food + Recipes

Sweet Stuff

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

Savor: Whole Grains

Numerous studies document the relationship between whole grain intake and reduced risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease and cancer.

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.

Mushrooms: Taste of the Earth

Healthy, versatile mushrooms are an excellent addition to your plate. Mushrooms impart a fifth taste sense called umami, which is savory. Hearty meat-like mushrooms are an economical and nutritious way to enhance any meal.

Food Trends

The Growing Popularity of Heritage Foods

It seems strange to describe the heritage foods movement as a “new” food trend considering heirloom fruits and vegetables and many breeds of livestock date back as far as three centuries.

How to Use Cheesecloth at Home

Traditionally used in cheese making to separate curds from whey, cheesecloth is a multipurpose tool in both the kitchen and around the house. Chefs and home cooks appreciate that it does not change the flavor of food and it stands up to any liquid: hot, cold or acidic.

Baby's First Foods: Fantastic Foods for a Healthy Start

Many parents approach introducing solid foods with great anticipation and some anxiety. Read the following advice and stop worrying.

Addressing the Nutritional Quality of Food Donations

For some food banks, a glut of less-than healthful donations has sparked an ideological debate.

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

Cheese-Cutting Made Easy

The Rosle Wire Cheese Slicer is a great gift idea for those who entertain a lot and rely on tools that help bring a platter together faster.

Quick-and-Easy Meals Using One Little Dish

Cook- and bakeware products by Emile Henry come in handy when cooking fresh dishes for empty-nesters and small families.

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

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.

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.

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.