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Does Calorie Restriction Equal a Longer Life?

Homemade Hot Sauces

Potatoes: a Classic and Colorful Kitchen Staple

Celebrating Fruits & Veggies: More Matters Month

Rhubarb Ginger Jam

Heroes + Inspiration

Food + Recipes

Oats: A Trendy, Budget-friendly Food Staple

Cultivated for medicinal purposes thousands of years ago, today, oats are a delicious, trendy and budget-friendly food staple.

Get Saucy Series: Ruby Red Sauces

Tomatoes and bell peppers star in what may be the most versatile and easiest sauces to make.

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.

Savor: Beans

Rich in protein, calcium, phosphorus, folate and iron, popular varieties include black beans, chickpeas, kidney beans, pink beans and pinto beans.

Food Trends

Gluten-Free: A Fad that Could Be Doing More Harm than Good

Having product options is beneficial for people with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, but it can also pose a problem when consumers believe that gluten-free means “healthier,” and that wheat, barley and rye are not good for them.

Addressing the Nutritional Quality of Food Donations

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

Amish Appeal: Contemporary Consumers Seek Old World Ways

Having embraced a life of voluntary simplicity to stay connected to the earth and their faith, many Amish communities now find themselves the unlikely objects of a foodie obsession for handcrafted, heirloom and artisanal goods. Yet identifying bona fide Amish food can be challenging, and perceptions about products don't always line up with reality.

How Nutrition Symbols Influence Which Foods We Buy

While there is little argument against making product nutrition information available to the public, the debate surrounding the best way to convey nutrition information has been going on for years.

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

Coffee Shop Foam for Homemade Drinks

In about five minutes, the Froth Tec can froth up to 10 ounces of milk and has three temperature settings: cold for making iced cappuccinos; warm for making drinks for kids; and hot for everything else. Though I'm not a coffee drinker, I was able to recreate my very favorite Starbucks order: a vanilla steamer.

A Cruet to Covet

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

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

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.

Instacart (Version 3.31)

Instacart is a relative newcomer to the growing online fresh grocery delivery market. The Instacart app provides access to this online grocery delivery service.

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.

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.