Stone Soup

What Fall Harvest Means to Me

October 31, 2012 Rebecca Subbiah

HARVEST—THE VERY WORD MAKES YOU THINK OF FARMERS IN THE FIELDS, the abundance of crops, and hands eagerly picking the bounty from gardens. My harvest memories start in England, where I was born, and travel

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Fall 2012

Eat and Move-o-Matic

October 30, 2012 Marisa Moore, MBA, RDN, LD

Rating  4.5 out of 5 Synopsis of the App Developed by the Learning Games Lab at New Mexico State University to support the National 4-H Council's youth Choice program, this app lets users compare the

Winter 2012

Labeling Laws for GM/GE Foods

October 30, 2012 Karen Ansel

Genetically engineered (GE) and genetically modified (GM) foods contain an ingredient whose DNA has been altered via recombinant DNA technology. The World Health Organization asserts that there’s no likely health risk associated with consuming genetically

Fall 2012

Savor: Barramundi

October 30, 2012 Diane Welland

Sustainable protein with omega-3s Also known as Asian sea bass, sustainable sea bass or giant perch, a 5-ounce portion of barramundi has 137 calories (half that of salmon), 2½ grams total fat, negligible saturated fat

Fall 2012

Stool Gazing

October 30, 2012 Jo Ann Tatum Hattner

Interest in the state of our stool begins when we’re born. The first stool, called meconium, consists of amniotic fluid the fetus swallowed in utero and secretions from the gastrointestinal tract. Its passage is an