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Tempting Tempeh: An Alternative Protein Source

10 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in your Kitchen Year-round

The Case of the Picky Eater: Gastroparesis

Deviled Eggs 3 Ways

Hot Spots to Track Food and Nutrition News

Heroes + Inspiration

Food + Recipes

Retro Reimagined

Food & Nutrition looks at six midcentury food innovations and iconic dishes and, with our Stone Soup bloggers, transforms them into creative, contemporary recipes.

Sweet Stuff

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

Savor: Flaxseed

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

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.

Food Trends

The Urban Farm: A New American Frontier

City dwellers are no strangers to small-space gardening; tomato plants grow on narrow decks and kitchen gardens turn out an abundance of herbs. Now some enterprising urbanites are taking it to the next level, reclaiming vacant lots for community gardens, growing produce on rooftops and distributing fresh food to neighborhoods that need it most.

Keeping Foods Safe: How Imported Foods Get to Our Tables

Some studies show that consumers (and based on member input, some ADA Times readers) consider imported foods to be one of the top food safety issues in the United States. How do federal agencies safeguard our food supply?

Color Confusion: Identifying Red Meat and White Meat

The idea that red meat is less healthful than white meat may be generally undisputed; multiple studies link red meat consumption to increased health risks including diabetes, stroke, coronary heart disease, weight gain, certain cancers and all-cause mortality. But what exactly is "red meat?" A precise definition is hard to come by.

From Kitchen to Keyboard

A well-written recipe is more than the sum of its parts. First and foremost, it is accurate, complete and straightforward.

Nutrition News

Labeling Laws for GM/GE Foods

Whether or not they find the idea of genetically engineered foods distasteful, most consumers are unaware that 60 to 70 percent of the processed foods we eat already contain at least one genetically engineered ingredient.

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.

Product Reviews

Mortar and Pestle: A Key for Grinding Spice Blends at Home

While the mortar and pestle isn't as ubiquitous as the oven or blender, it now has its place in my kitchen for special recipes that deserve a pop of flavor from fragrant herbs and spices — which happen to be jam-packed with antioxidants.

Herb Shears for Kitchen Gardeners

I think people who grow their own herbs will love these specialized shears the most. While they're handy for cutting flowers, trimming grape stems, and chopping chives, I found them to be more of a luxury than a necessity.

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

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.

Nutrition Quiz 1.1.1

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

Dash Diet Free 1.2

The Dash Diet Free app provides recipes designed to prevent and lower blood pressure through food.

More » Book Reviews

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.
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.