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Stone Soup

Guest bloggers from around the world share with Food & Nutrition Magazine.

Grandma’s Galumpkis

My Hungarian grandmother made these for her Polish husband, kids and all us grandkids when we were visiting her.


5 Myths About Nutrition and Breast Cancer

In my work in oncology nutrition, I've heard these five statements — here are brief explanations to help clarify what’s evidence-based and what’s unfounded.

Meeting Your Hydration Needs (Yes, Even Coffee Counts!)

The old mantra — drink eight 8-ounce cups of plain water everyday — just doesn't hold water, according to two scientific reviews.

Seaweed: A Common Japanese Ingredient

Before moving to Japan my thoughts on eating seaweed were “gross,” “yuck” and “why.”

Tempting Tempeh: An Alternative Protein Source

Unlike some other soy products, tempeh is minimally processed and doesn’t contain many other ingredients besides the soy beans themselves. 

10 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in your Kitchen Year-round

Since its inception in 1970, Earth Day has been celebrated annually worldwide to recognize and honor the environment.

The Case of the Picky Eater: Gastroparesis

A child’s response to selected foods or his behavior at meal time may indicate something else is going on internally.

Deviled Eggs 3 Ways

Here are three recipes to inspire a fresh look at deviled eggs: sour, herbal and spicy.


Hot Spots to Track Food and Nutrition News

Tracking news and trends can seem daunting, but, fortunately, plenty of online e-newsletters do the work for you — and deliver the news right to your inbox.

FODMAP-friendly Banana Flax Smoothie

Emerging evidence suggests that the elimination of specific carbohydrates that promote fermentation in the gut may help relieve symptoms.


What Nutrition Science Can Tell Us

In a recent op-ed article, a well known health and science journalist stated that nutrition science is an imprecise undertaking that is based on opinion and guesswork rather than strict scientific principles.

Easy and Healthy Easter Basket Alternatives

I am not one to recommend banning all sweets, but I do think that there is room for other lower-sugar and less-junky items and even better; some non-food items that your kids will love.


Easy Hard Cooked Eggs for Easter

With Easter around the corner, you might be looking for an easy, foolproof way to hard boil eggs for your egg hunt.


School Nutrition Teams Get Inspired

Training can be fun and engaging as seen in this video of a "Chefs Challenge" event held recently on a school system’s professional development day.

Supermarket Dietitians Have "Power to Make a Serious Impact"

For supermarket-employed dietitians, the Oldways Symposium in Scottsdale, AZ, this past week was a thrilling combination of networking, education and inspiration.

The Great Greek Yogurt

Beyond its amazing nutritional profile, Greek yogurt has a delicious tangy taste and is strikingly thick and creamy, even the low-fat versions.

The History and Future of Nutrition Labeling

Protection of our food and drugs began in 1820 when 11 physicians joined to form a group called the U.S. Pharmacopeia.

Want to Eat Better or Lose Weight? Write on!

Why does food journaling work? Because it gives you a moment to pause and consider what you’ll be eating … and why you’re eating it. 

Mindful Eating: Resources for Mindfulness and Meditation

Can enjoying your food help improve your health? More and more studies are linking mindful eating with nutrition and health benefits.

Is Adrenal Fatigue Making You Gain Weight?

When periods of acute stress become chronic, the body can have difficultly continuously responding.

The Top 10 Ways to Control Your IBS Symptoms With Diet & Exercise

Happy Irritable Bowel Syndrome Awareness Month! I know, it’s not a fun topic; I mean, who wants to talk about bowel discomfort? But don’t let shyness get in the way of healing.
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Guest bloggers from around the world share with Food & Nutrition Magazine.

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