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Have Your Cake and Eat It, Too!

Fruits and vegetables take center stage in these indulgent desserts that are sure to satisfy the sweetest sweet tooth.


Stone Soup

Guest bloggers from around the world share
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Chocolate Cherry Hazelnut Oatmeal Cookies

Attention RDs: Apple is Up to Something

Lemon Thyme Roasted Broccoli

How Dietary Needs Change with Age

Pear-powered Vanilla Smoothie

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Food + Recipes

Savor: Clams

Found along the East and West Coasts of the U.S., both hard- and soft-shell clams are mildly salty and have a soft, chewy texture.

A Global Grain: The Health Benefits and Culinary Uses of Rice

A food staple for nearly half the world population, rice is embedded in the cuisines of many cultures. The Chinese word for “meal” literally translates to “eat rice.” Emerging research shows that rice, both white and brown, is a source of resistant starch, which increases total dietary fiber and lowers the glycemic response due to slower digestion.

Savor: Bison

For those who wish to enjoy red meat while watching their fat and saturated fat intake, bison is a practical and versatile option.

Cauliflower: A Versatile and Vitamin-Rich Vegetable Star

Long a standard bearer for white vegetables, cauliflower is a good source of fiber and vitamin K, and is an excellent source of vitamin C and folate. It's delicious in Italian and Indian foods when stored and cooked correctly.

Food Trends

Choosing the Right Snack Bar For You

It wasn’t until recently that the novelty of the snack bar became a necessity among busy adults, athletes and even children.

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.

Flour Power: Learn about Different Kinds of Flours

Step aside, All-Purpose. Today, every purpose has a flour and every flour has a purpose!

Chili Peppers Are Hot Stuff

Today, chili peppers are found in cuisines all over the world. There are literally hundreds of chili pepper varieties ranging in all sizes, shapes and colors.

Nutrition News

Lost in Translation: When Your Recipe Goes Global

What to keep in mind when preparing and sharing recipes for an international audience.

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?

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.

Reading the Tea Leaves

The infuser insert does double duty for brewing tea and flavoring the tea with fruit, herbs or other creative concoctions. It was super easy to use right out of the box and now I’ve played with it so many times, I’m a flash-chillin’ pro.

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

App Review: Fly

Fly lets you shoot and creatively edit videos directly from your iPhone.

App Review: Rise

Rise is a micro-coaching app that enables users to work 1 on 1 with a registered dietitian directly from their smartphone everyday.

App Review: Steller

Steller lets you tell a story with a blend of pictures, video and text directly from your mobile device.

More » Book Reviews

Book Review: The Microbiome Diet

Book Review: The Microbiome Diet

The Microbiome Diet does a good job of explaining the roles of gut bacteria, pre- and probiotics and the importance of mindful eating on health. However, it downplays personal responsibility.

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.