November-December 2013

 

Cal Cutter

Calculates the estimated calories per serving of personal recipes and serves up a few healthy cooking tips along the way.

Cooking PlanIt

Acts as a “personal kitchen assistant” to help home cooks prepare a complete meal with everything ready at the same time.

Cooking with Fruit

Although most fresh fruits are considered at their best when raw, cooking can intensify flavors and create appealing textures, especially in unripe fruit.

Fair Trade Fruit

Fair trade provides small-scale farmers democratic control of their businesses and direct access to the global market through collective volume.

FNCE Tweet-Up 2013

The third annual FNCE® Tweet-Up, which took place October 20 in Houston, was a wonderful opportunity forFood & Nutrition Magazine contributors, Stone Soup bloggers, Academy Spokespeople and other members of our community to meet, greet and have fun!

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.

Hummus Holiday

Its rich and extensive history aside, hummus today is earning a growing following among Americans seeking more healthful and adventurous snacks.

I'm Hungry: Vegetarian Recipes

Pulls together vegetarian recipes from popular food blogs and recipe sites around the internet.

Lauren Vorisek: Providing Clean Water

“Clean water is obviously a really important human right, so I was drawn to the experience.”

Lorena Drago: Bridging Cultural Divides

Drago has made a career of tailoring culturally and ethnically oriented nutrition and diabetes education programs.

Meal Makeover

A recipe app that features healthier, more nutrient-rich versions of family favorites.

Moves

Uses activity and place recognition algorithms to effortlessly track steps or miles walked, ran and cycled throughout the day.

Nutrino

Proclaims to be the first food recommendation platform that creates a customized meal plan based on learned habits and preferences.

SocialPro: Enhance Your Digital Presence for Tech-Savvy Clients

Many of your clients are searching your online profile. What does Google (and Bing and Yahoo!) say about you? Here are nine tips for managing your online presence to ensure a positive, professional and consistent message.

Sugar and the Science of Addiction

To those who study the physiological and neurochemical aspects of substance abuse, “addictive” is a term with serious health implications.

Sweet Stuff

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

The 100: Count Only Sugar Calories and Lose Up to 18 Lbs. in 2 Weeks

The book provides simple meal plans that, if followed, will likely result in weight loss.

The Fast Diet: Lose Weight, Stay Healthy, and Live Longer with the Simple Secret of Intermittent Fasting

This book indirectly suggests that you can gorge on most days and then make up for it by starving yourself on other days, which is not a realistic long-term solution.

The Mandoline: Power of Precision

This slicing and cutting machine is a workhorse in the kitchen, saving cooks and chefs valuable time with near-perfect results.

Turning Sugar Beets into “Green” Packaging

The domestic sugar beet industry produces about 1 million tons of pulp annually ... scientists have found a new way use this pulp in eco-friendly packaging.

Veggie Weekend

Delivers a sampling of vegan and vegetarian recipes from cuisines throughout the world.

Weight Loss Hypnosis

Claims to provide a mind-changing experience to help you lose weight effortlessly.

What is Colony Collapse Disorder?

This phenomenon occurs when most honey bees abandon the hive, leaving behind the brood and honey, but no dead bee bodies.