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Bethany Grzesiak, MS, RD, is a clinical dietitian at the Ann Arbor Veteran's Affairs Medical Center and recently wrote restaurant reviews for the Examiner. Read her blog, Stuffed, and follow her on Twitter.

 

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Fabulous Finfish: Dive Into a Sea of Sustainable Options

Fabulous Finfish: Dive Into a Sea of Sustainable Options

Improving seafood standards and ensuring a sustainable supply chain is key in ensuring future generations can enjoy the nutritious benefits of fish.
Dress a Salad to Impress — Without the Stress

Dress a Salad to Impress — Without the Stress

It may appear frivolous to have a special container simply for mixing oil and vinegar, but trial and error convinced me otherwise.
Small Dishes with Big Benefits

Small Dishes with Big Benefits

For me, these ramekins are a gateway to achievable, sophisticated cooking. After trialing four different dishes, I am sold.
Eating Bugs and the Future of Nutrition

Eating Bugs and the Future of Nutrition

In Western societies, eating insects is taboo. However, entomophagy, the technical term for chowing down on bugs, is gaining popularity as a fix for malnutrition and environmental concerns.
Look Past Kohlrabi's Rough Exterior to Find a New Favorite Vegetable

Look Past Kohlrabi's Rough Exterior to Find a New Favorite Vegetable

Sweet and peppery kohlrabi is a favorite in Central European and Kashmiri cuisine. Learn more about the origins, nutritional qualities and culinary uses of this distinctively versatile vegetable.
How Fat Became the "Sixth Taste"

How Fat Became the "Sixth Taste"

It's been craved. It's been feared. Now, fat is taking on a new role. Recent research says fat joins the ranks of salty, sweet, sour, bitter and umami as the "sixth taste" detected during a dining experience.
Why "Garlic Breath" Is a Sign of Good Health for Men

Why "Garlic Breath" Is a Sign of Good Health for Men

Despite their potent aroma, garlic and onions have nutritional benefits and unique tastes that compensate for their adverse effect on breath odor.
Honey: History, Harvest and Health Benefits

Honey: History, Harvest and Health Benefits

The power of honey lies in its cell rejuvenating antioxidant value.
Liver: It’s What’s for Dinner

Liver: It’s What’s for Dinner

Internal animal organs, known as offal, can be found in many dishes closely identified with a worldly region.
3 Ways to Grow Your Own Ingredients

3 Ways to Grow Your Own Ingredients

Providing nutritious food on the table is reason enough to try your hand at planting a garden, but it is certainly not the only one.