March-April 2016

Cameo (Version 2.1.1)

February 26, 2016 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App From the makers of Vimeo, Cameo is a video editing app that lets you add professional looking cinematic effects to existing video footage with easy-to-use editing tools, themes and music. Platform

March-April 2016

EatBy Smart Kitchen (Version 1.0)

February 26, 2016 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App The EatBy app helps you track what’s in the refrigerator and when you need to use or eat it. Platform and Price Free: Apple and Android RDN Score 2 out of

March-April 2016

Honey (Version 1.1.2)

February 26, 2016 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App A social network built to curate and share credible food and nutrition information by registered dietitian nutritionists. Platform and Price Free: Apple only.   RDN Score 4 out of 5 Pros

March-April 2016

Happify (Version 1.20)

February 26, 2016 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App Called the personal happiness trainer, Happify provides science-based activities and games for stress and anxiety relief. Platform and Price Free: Apple and Android RDN Score 4 out of 5 Pros Cheerful,

March-April 2016

SmartBP (Version 1.3)

February 26, 2016 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App SmartBP lets you record, share and track blood pressure measurements from a smartphone. Platform and Price Free: Apple and Android RDN Score 3 out of 5 Pros Simple design that’s easy-to-use.

March-April 2016

Joanne Burke: In Search of Sustainability

February 26, 2016 Food & Nutrition Magazine

Finding sustainable solutions to address food injustice is a huge undertaking, but Joanne Burke, PhD, RD, LD, is approaching it head-on. In 2013, the clinical associate professor of nutrition at the University of New Hampshire was appointed the first Thomas W. Haas Professor

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What Fresh Turmeric Root Can Do for You

February 25, 2016 Sharon Palmer

Let's face it, turmeric is hot! I remember the first time I heard about this spice at a nutrition conference several years ago. A nutrition researcher was discussing its anti-inflammatory potential in the fight against

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Avoid Botulism in Canned Foods

February 25, 2016 Angela Lemond

February is National Canned Food Month – a great time to remember that canned fruits and vegetables are an economical way to boost the amount of plant-based foods in our diets. But there are also

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Cheesecake-Stuffed Strawberries

February 24, 2016 Joy Bauer, MS, RDN

These bite-sized beauties contain just 23 calories a pop, which means you can enjoy a serving of four and still feel virtuous. It's the perfect portion of rich, creamy filling combined with the sweetness of

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The Health Risks of Eating Disorders

February 23, 2016 Zachari Breeding

While it tends to be one of the least discussed topics in food and nutrition, in reality, millions of Americans are impacted by eating disorders. Eating disorders including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating

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Celtuce: My Newest Farmers Market Find

February 19, 2016 Cindy Gay

I’m always looking for something new at the farmers market. Even in winter, I’m not disappointed. This week’s find was celtuce. Also known as stem lettuce, celery lettuce, asparagus lettuce and, in China, “wosun,” celtuce

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Olive-Raisin Chicken

February 19, 2016 Nikki Bennett

"I think olives taste rotten," my aunt said as we were preparing relish trays for a holiday party. "Yeah," echoed her son. I didn't say it out loud, but, in my mind, I was very disappointed

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Slow Cooker Navy Bean and Ham Soup

February 18, 2016 Kitty Broihier

This dish was made for dried beans! I chose to use small, white navy beans for this recipe, but you can choose whichever beans you prefer. Because I used dried beans instead of a canned

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Food Safety for Seniors

February 17, 2016 Robin Rood

I recently gave a talk to a group of senior citizens at a local assisted living center on updated food safety issues. We reviewed the latest news in food science and emphasized the need to

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Think You Hate Bitter Foods? Think Again!

February 15, 2016 Brieanna Casperson

Do you enjoy playing with different flavor profiles? Plenty of diners celebrate their love for sweet, sour, salty and umami flavors, but what about bitter? Bitter isn't necessarily considered a favorite. The palate is sensitive

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Wow Your Guests with Roasted Edamame with Togarashi

February 13, 2016 Whitney Reist

This one-size-fits-all party food will enthrall the foodies, delight the gluten-free, indulge the waistline watchers and make the vegans swoon. Yes, friends, there’s something for everyone with Roasted Edamame with Togarashi and Smoked Sea Salt,

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On a Roll with Pistachios

February 13, 2016 Jessica Fishman Levinson

If you've only had pistachios as a hard-to-open snack, you're in for a treat. These nuts can be used in many more ways in the kitchen. Try crushed pistachios to coat a log of goat