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

Redefining Rabbit

Rabbits may be cute, but their rapid reproduction and growth rates, coupled with an ability to thrive on food scraps, grass and other plant feeds, make them a viable protein source with a relatively small environmental footprint.

Beans: Pantry Staples, Nutrition Stars

Since they’re often priced at less than 25 cents per cup, dried beans are affordable options for virtually any family. Brush up on your bean savvy.

Savor: Shoots and Sprouts

Small in size and delicate in shape, shoots (young, green offspring of certain plant varieties) and sprouts (germinated seeds or beans) can enliven dishes in a big way with crunch, flavor and texture.

Savor: Barramundi

Also known as Asian sea bass, sustainable sea bass or giant perch, barramundi is a sustainable and healthy source of protein and omega-3s. Find out how and why to use this trendy fish.

Food Trends

Understanding Animal Welfare Certifications

U.S. government rules about humane treatment of farm animals is not as comprehensive as in some other countries. A few states and welfare organizations have taken matters into their own hands.

Immersion Blenders: Stick Shift

Unlike countertop blenders or processors, immersion blenders — or “stick blenders” — are designed to be mobile. With the press of a button, food is pureed

Are You Eating the "Real" Thing?

"Protected Designation of Origin" labeling is intended to protect local livelihoods and guard centuries-old traditions.

Veganism and Heart Health

Can adopting a vegan diet help control or reverse heart disease? Read about the research exploring plant-based diets and heart health.

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

Weighing a Digital Scale's Positives

The Rösle digital scale is an excellent tool for gluten-free cooks, those who use European or Australian cookbooks, or for dietitians who need exact numbers for recipe development.

Chocolate or Vanilla? With This Cake Mold, Why Decide?

When I first saw the Lékué Cake Portion Mold, I smiled at the bright red color and the nifty idea behind it. Forget crumbs in your icing as you cut the cake; each person gets their own slice.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.