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Savor: Apples

This quintessential fruit has a range of health benefits, makes the perfect portable snack and is as American as, well, you know.

Savor: Flaxseed

A good source of omega-3 fatty acids and fiber, flaxseed may be small, but its health benefits are big.

Savor: Whole Grains

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

Savor: Root Vegetables

Root vegetables include tuberous roots and taproots, but not tubers, rhizomes, corms or bulbs. Yet this seemingly small category of vegetable offers a whole lot of variety.

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.

The Mind of the Male Shopper

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that 41 percent of meals made at home are prepared by men—while consumer research reports indicate more men nationwide are taking over as the primary household grocery shoppers.

White Season in the Country of Blue Sky

In Mongolia, summer's arrival brings dairy to the forefront.

Powered by Vegan: Must-Knows for Sports Nutrition

Vegan athletes are fast, strong and stiff competition for their omnivore counterparts. Find out how to help vegan athletes fuel for their sports.

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 Cruet to Covet

I like serving oil in a cruet as it drizzles out rather than pouring too rapidly — keeping portions under control.

A Knife Made for Sparkling Lemonade

This brightly colored yellow knife is made from high carbon stainless steel, which is very long lasting, and also has a serrated edge, which is perfect for small citrus fruits or anything with a tougher skin.

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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.

Sprout Baby (Version 2.01)

Sprout Baby swaps the baby book for a virtual one and provides information and tools to support and document the big and little moments of a growing baby.

Headspace (Version 2.0)

The self-proclaimed “gym membership for the mind,” Headspace teaches you to meditate and provides resources to support the effort. This version shows off an updated platform design which delivers a new user experience.

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.