September-October 2013

Ness

Platform and Price Apple, free RD Score 5 out of 5 Synopsis of the App Ness is a personal restaurant search engine that learns your tastes, likes and dislikes and uses these to find and

September-October 2013

Amber Waves

Platform and Price Android tablets and iPads only, free RD Score 3 out of 5 Synopsis of the App The Amber Waves app is a mobile viewer for the quarterly Amber Waves magazine produced by

September-October 2013

InRFood

Platform and Price Apple, free RD Score 3 out of 5 Synopsis of the App The InRFood app reveals what’s in common foods using a color coded “alert system” to determine if a product is

September-October 2013

Healthy Out

Platform and Price Apple and Android, free RD Score 3 out of 5 Synopsis of the App Healthy Out helps diners find the best fit for food in their area based on their preselected nutrition

September-October 2013

Brainy App

Platform and Price Apple and Android, free RD Score 4 out of 5 Synopsis of the App Developed by Alzheimer’s Australia and the Bupa Health Foundation, the Brainy App helps you monitor and improve your

September-October 2013

Foodily

Platform and Price Apple, free. RD Score 4 out of 5 Synopsis of the App Foodily is a social recipe network. Follow your Facebook friends, food bloggers and celebrity chefs to get recipe ideas and

September-October 2013

Sugar Cube

Platform and Price Apple, free RD Score 3 out of 5 Synopsis of the App The Sugar Cube app provides a visual to help you see how much sugar is in your food based on

September-October 2013

A Tale of Two Food Deserts

North Clark County, Wash., is dotted with small towns and farms. Produce thrives here: beans, greens, berries and grains are plentiful. But behind this abundance lurks food insecurity among the county’s most vulnerable — 17

September-October 2013

Redefining Rabbit

Rabbits may be cute, but their rapid reproduction and growth rates, coupled with an ability to thrive on food scraps, grass and other plant feeds, make them a viable protein source with a relatively small environmental

September-October 2013

Closing the Culture Gap

When it comes to hunger and food insecurity in the United States, minority populations seem to be the hardest hit. According to Feeding America, one in four African-American and Latino households (25.1 percent and 26.2 percent,

September-October 2013

Close Enough Nutrition

Close Enough Nutrition deciphers the massive amount of information inside the 2005 and 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans so the “average Judy” can understand it. Brewster studied the 2005 and 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans,