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Happy Fourth of July!

Ready for a weekend of barbecues? Our registered dietitian nutritionist-approved recipes, tips and kitchen tool reviews will have you set for the perfect healthy barbecue.
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Stone Soup

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

Summer Corn and Herb Salad with Feta


Watermelon-Tomato Gazpacho


The Sneaky Thing That Might Be Causing Your Stomach Pain


Creamy Vegan Pesto


Sweet Orange-Glazed Brussels Sprouts Flatbread


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Heroes + Inspiration

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Food + Recipes

Savor: Flaxseed

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

Plantains: A Tropical Staple for Sweet or Savory Fare

A staple in many tropical cultures, plantains may resemble bananas — but their starchy flesh is less sweet, more like that of a potato, and plantains must be cooked before eating.

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.

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.
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Food Trends

How Are Eggs Graded by the USDA?

Hens' eggs are sold in myriad qualities and sizes that are ranked according to USDA standards. While inspection for egg safety and wholesomeness is mandatory, grading for quality is voluntary. If an egg producer chooses to have eggs graded, it pays the USDA for the service.

In the Matter of Milk

From rumors of hormones in milk causing early puberty in girls to lurking residues of antibiotic and cancer-causing agents, milk's wholesome reputation has been rattled in recent years. But are the alarms based in fact or fiction?

Breaking Bread around the World

Mankind's first processed food brings people together.

Fares of Faith: Krishna Janmashtami

Hindus believe Lord Krishna is the personification of love, joy and knowledge. Krishna Janmashtami, or simply Janmashtami, is the two-day birthday celebration of his birth.
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Nutrition News

What Science Says about Snacking

Your grandparents ate "three square meals." Today, we're a nation of snackers. What does the evidence say about this change in consumption patterns?

Fine-Tuning the Front End

Love grocery shopping, but hate waiting in the checkout line? You aren't alone. The industry is trying to make for a more enjoyable experience for you ... and retailers.
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Product Reviews

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.

Dipped Chocolate Treats Like the Pros Make

I was incredibly excited to review this thermometer, because seriously, who doesn’t like having a good reason to play with chocolate?
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Tweets from Nutrition Experts

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View The Current Issue

The latest news and resources from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. Read More.
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More » App Reviews

App Review: Sleep Genius (Version 1.10.5)

Created with science in mind, Sleep Genius uses binaural beats and pink noise to help you create better sleep habits and get better quality sleep.

App Review: Fit Men Cook (Version 1.00)

Born from the founder's popular Instagram community of almost 1 million followers, Fit Men Cook is a healthy recipe app with a focus on meal prep and fitness in the kitchen.

App Review: Atari Fit

Work out, earn points and play games as exercise becomes playtime with Atari Fit's gamified global fitness app.
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More » Book Reviews

Book Review: The Food Babe Way

Book Review: The Food Babe Way

While the book does contain a few accurate facts, they are nestled between pages riddled with misinformation and cynicism.
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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.