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Honey: History, Harvest and Health Benefits

The power of honey lies in its cell rejuvenating antioxidant value.

In Search of a Dietetic Internship? Consider a Distance Learning Option

A great alternative for those who want more flexibility in the internship process and can handle the responsibility of a non-traditional program.

Fall Harvest Star: Thai Winter Squash Bisque

This bisque is thickened with red lentils. Lentils of all shapes and sizes pack a powerful nutritional punch — high in fiber, protein and antioxidants.

Get More Whole Grains In Your Daily Diet

Did you know that 99 percent of all Americans don’t meet the daily whole grain recommendations?

Hands-on Nutrition Education in Nicaragua

Maria Antonia learned about the importance of growing her own food from Grupo Fenix, a non-profit group that established itself in the community about 15 years ago.

The New Gluten-free Labeling Rule: Does it Go Far Enough?

Since this rule is hot-off-the-presses, here’s what you need to know.

Canning and Preserving 101

Are you like me — a bit intimidated by the secret world of canning, pressure cookers and sterilization techniques, and terrified of giving the homemade gift of botulism?

Okra: The Multitasking Southern Staple

Fried okra is delicious and the most common way you’ll find it in the south, but roasting allows the okra flavor to shine.

7 Pinterest Strategies for Business

Pinterest — which has around 70 million users, and 80 percent are women — is a tremendous social media site for a food-related professional or business.

Camelina Oil: A New Source of Omega 3s

It’s not really new. It has been around since about 600 BC, but it’s sort of new on the scene, like the ancient grain quinoa was a few years back.

Healthy Indian Meal Mods

Let’s take a second look at a few traditional favorites and ways to make them healthier.

Humans' Diet Choices and the Environment

Scientists have long warned that some of our modern-day eating habits are not only harmful to our personal health but also to the planet.

Vegan Black Bean Brownies

Beans, being a magical fruit in more ways than one, make a healthy brownie possible.

Eggs for Lunch, Japanese-style

These are super fun for kids, but can be easily enjoyed by adults, too.

Dairy and Cancer: Is There a Connection?

It is not new that there are many advocates for a completely dairy-free diet — no milk, yogurt, cheese and butter.

Lemon Juice, Three Ways

Here are three quick and simple recipes that use lemon juice as a main ingredient. Experiment with added ingredients to make them your own.

Hearts of Palm Salad with Feta

The fresh and light flavors accompany well with grilled protein and can even be made in advance before serving.

Become a Competitive Candidate for Internships

There are a few things I wished I had known before starting the application process.

Suggestions for Sustaining Healthy Habits

In today’s world, we face temptation at every corner. There are the donuts in the office breakroom and the pizza coupons peeking out of the mailbox.

Changing Lives, One Garden at a Time

August is Kids Eat Right Month – a new nutrition education initiative of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and its Foundation.

The Particulars of Plantains

Plantains are usually served as a starchy side dish, and they can also be a delicious addition to soups, stews and meat dishes.

Start Your Day with Fiber: Nutty Chocolate Couscous Breakfast Bars

From providing satiety and cholesterol-lowering effects to improving gut motility and blood-sugar control, fiber's positive effects are numerous.

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