These Kernels Pack a Big Nutritional Punch

Whether pictured in a van Gogh painting or gracing a garden, the sunflower's brazen good looks are enchanting. But its charms go much deeper: The inner hub holds a tasty and nutritious trove of black-and-white striped seeds.

Stone Soup

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Start Your Day with Fiber: Nutty Chocolate Couscous Breakfast Bars

Everything You Need To Know About Lobster

Celebrating the Lessons of Julia Child

Peach Mint “Julep” Frozen Yogurt

Back-to-school Nutrition Tips

Heroes + Inspiration

Food + Recipes

9 Better Butter Skills

Increase your kitchen skills with these 9 tips for handling, measuring and cooking with butter.

Savor: Fennel

Fennel has a long history as a folk remedy, particularly the small, dried fennel fruits (also called fennel seeds) and the essential (volatile) oil extracted from the fennel plant.

Savor: Mushrooms

Often overshadowed by brightly colored vegetables that boldly showcase their phytonutrients, the meager mushroom seems to pale in comparison. Yet, the mushroom’s reputation as a nutritional lightweight is beginning to change.

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

Movie Review: Food Stamped

Directed by, produced by and starring nutrition educator Shira and filmmaker Yoav Potash, Food Stamped follows the couple's attempt to eat a healthful diet on a "food stamp budget" for one week.

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.

Cooking Up Culinary Travel: Activities That Add Spice to Your Travels Both Near and Far

Whether it's an international immersion trip or a day tour in your own city, food excursions have become popular for both personal leisure and professional development.

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.

Nutrition News

When Fitness Turns Into Exercise Addiction

Physical activity benefits the body and mind, but for some at-risk individuals, exercise regimens may have the potential to morph into addictions.

Can Diet Help Manage Amenorrhea?

A woman has missed three or more consecutive periods and she isn't pregnant, she may have secondary amenorrhea. Some female athletes suffer from amenorrhea not because of their exercise intensity, but because their energy intake is too low to support their activity levels.

Product Reviews

Fresh Pressed Garlic Made Easy

From separating the cloves from the bulb, to peeling and then to chopping, dicing or mincing, the effort is sometimes not worth it. That’s where this garlic press comes in.

Today's Pressure Cooker – Yesterday's Microwave?

Just as other kitchen traditions – such as gardening, foraging and canning – have come back into fashion, so have pressure cookers. For my first experience with the IMUSA 7.5-Quart Pressure Cooker, I went appropriately old school: chicken soup.

Tweets from Nutrition Experts

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More » App Reviews

Snapguide (Version 1.7.10)

Snapguide is an easy, mobile way to create, share and view quick guidebooks on everything from how to chop an onion to building a fence and how to grow out your hair. It's a virtual hub for how-to guides.

Stop, Breathe, Think (Version 1.1)

Stop, Breathe, Think is described as a friendly, simple tool to guide people of all ages and backgrounds through meditations for mindfulness and compassion.

HealthWatch 360 (Version 1.2)

HealthWatch 360 is a tracker that claims to connect the dots between your health, nutrition and lifestyle. Created by a nutritional genomics company, HealthWatch 360 is designed to help users understand how their genes might factor in to their health.

More » Book Reviews

The New Lean for Life

The New Lean for Life

The New Lean for Life includes some helpful tips for weight loss and packages it in a structured program that reinforces long-term behavior and dietary changes. However, ketogenic diets are difficult for many people to adhere to and the diet doesn’t provide for the variety of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and other beneficial substances found in a plant-based diet, which is beneficial for weight management and for long-term health.

More » Movie Reviews

Food Patriots

Food Patriots

As RDNs, we should be aware of the agriculture, gardens and community food programs near our homes. This film may help RDNs become the resource clients turn to when curious about the origins of their food.